Out of School

“A supervised program that young people regularly attend when school is not in session. This can include before- and after- school programs on a school campus or facilities such as academic programs (e.g., reading or math focused programs), specialty programs (e.g., sports teams, STEM, arts enrichment), and multipurpose programs that provide an array of activities.” (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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The Afterschool Guide to Social and Emotional Learning

This Ebook compiles more than 20 articles and studies describing SEL practice in the afterschool environment, partnerships with schools to strengthen SEL practice, and examples of afterschool programs that support SEL. Requires free registration to access.

SOURCE: National Afterschool Association

TAGS community partnerships SEL partnerships out of school

Social and Emotional Learning in Out-of-School Time Settings

Brief from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Wallace Foundation providing guidelines and considerations for adapting leading SEL programs to out-of-school settings.

SOURCE: Wallace Foundation

TAGS SEL partnerships research brief evidence-based programs out of school

CASEL’s SEL for Parents (Spanish)

Video in Spanish describes SEL for a parent audience and provides strategies to bring SEL into the home, aligned with the 5 SEL competencies. Features schools in Chicago and includes interviews with parents and caregivers.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS videos parents/parenting spanish language resources social awareness self awareness self management relationship skills responsible decision making SEL competence SEL overview out of school family and community engagement

CASEL’s SEL for Parents (English)

Video describes SEL for a parent audience and provides strategies to bring SEL into the home, aligned with the 5 SEL competencies. Features schools in Chicago and includes interviews with parents and caregivers.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS videos parents/parenting social awareness self awareness self management relationship skills responsible decision making SEL competence SEL overview out of school family and community engagement

Social and Emotional Learning in Practice: Toolkit of Practical Strategies and Resources

Ideal for OST programs, includes tools for equipping staff to teach SEL, creating the learning environment, designing impactful learning experiences, and using data for improvement. Special attention is paid to culturally responsive design.

SOURCE: University/Nonprofit Research Institution

TAGS paraprofessionals security staff staff onboarding SEL partnerships teacher tool toolkit reading lists - staff culturally responsive teacher training advisory/homeroom middle school grades PK-12 instructional practices classroom level culture and climate building community out of school professional learning

Finding Common Ground: Connecting Social-Emotional Learning During and Beyond the School Day

Brief from the Partnership for Children and Youth providing language and strategies to support alignment between schools and expanded learning programs to impact SEL, featuring examples from San Francisco Unified School District.

TAGS SEL partnerships research brief culture and climate MTSS out of school

SEL Partnership between Denver Public Schools and the Denver After-school Alliance

2 page flyer summarizing the plan for infusing evidence-based SEL throughout all grade levels in schools, afterschool, and in summer programs throughout Denver.

SOURCE: Denver Public Schools

TAGS community partnerships SEL partnerships SEL overview out of school family and community engagement

Bilingual Parent/Community Introduction to SEL

An activity-rich, fully bilingual 45 minute presentation to introduce the larger school community to SEL. Includes slides, a detailed facilitator guide, and a planning template for adapting the presentation.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS parents/parenting social awareness self awareness self management relationship skills responsible decision making SEL competence SEL overview out of school family and community engagement

Social and Emotional Learning Practices: A Self-Reflection Tool for Afterschool Staff

Part of AIR's Beyond the Bell series, this tool aimed at out-of-school time staff includes reflections on social practices, program implementation practices, and personal SEL competencies, built upon the framework of 10 practices that promote social and emotional learning.

SOURCE: AIR

TAGS SEL partnerships reading lists - staff SEL competence implementation plan conducting local SEL research continuous improvement instructional practices out of school professional learning family and community engagement

Social-Emotional Learning in Expanded Learning Programs

Sacramento's 2 page flyer summarizing common goals between schools and expanded learning opportunities, and the importance of working together as partners.

SOURCE: Sacramento City Unified School District

TAGS SEL partnerships SEL overview community relations out of school family and community engagement

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