District SEL Expertise

Professional learning resources, templates, and models for district leaders.

Also, see the resources section for Strengthen Central Office Expertise.

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SEL: Creating Safe & Supportive Learning Environments (video)

Creating a safe, supportive environment for social and emotional learning (SEL) has been, and remains, a high priority for CASEL. It is inherent in our focus on integrating SEL into all aspects of school and district practice through a systemic approach.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS videos SEL overview district SEL expertise building buy-in for SEL SEL leadership

Recommended Readings for Staff

Recommended Readings for staff development. Topics include Introducing the Importance of SEL, SEL and Equity, SEL and Academic Integration, Restorative Practices, Adult SEL, and Partnering with Families for SEL.
(Within each topic, readings are listed in order of length)

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS reading lists - staff district SEL expertise building buy-in for SEL

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Central Office Expertise Development Plan

You can use or adapt this template as a starting point for planning how to develop central office expertise by audience.

SOURCE: CASEL

TAGS professional learning integrate with district priorities district SEL expertise building buy-in for SEL

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The Neuroscience of SEL (Video)

20 minute lecture by Richard Davidson on the neuroscience of emotions and emotional response, and how SEL trains and changes the brain. Best for educating SEL leaders or building buy in with audiences looking for a scientific basis for SEL.

SOURCE: Edutopia

TAGS Adult SEL mental health videos research brief teacher training evidence-based programs professional learning district SEL expertise building buy-in for SEL

Sacramento SEL Board Training

Sacramento's presentation to the Board, sharing evidence of effectiveness of SEL implementation at pilot sites.

SOURCE: Sacramento City Unified School District

TAGS school board budgeting fundraising SEL overview implementation plan college and career readiness professional learning integrate with district priorities district SEL expertise

SEL Expertise Development Year 1 Plan

Austin created 3 professional development outlines for leaders needing different levels of learning about SEL, includes links to videos and presentations and discussion questions for each leader audience.

SOURCE: Austin Independent School District

TAGS SEL partnerships professional learning district SEL expertise building buy-in for SEL

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Year-Long Expertise Development and Implementation Planning for Schools and Central Office

El Paso's plan for developing SEL expertise among school and district leaders over the course of one academic year.

SOURCE: El Paso Independent School District

TAGS SEL partnerships implementation plan professional learning planning integrate with district priorities district SEL expertise SEL leadership

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SEL Central Office Professional Learning Community Save The Date

Half sheet flyer for Sacramento's 4 session central office SEL professional learning community.

SOURCE: Sacramento City Unified School District

TAGS Adult SEL implementation support PLC SEL partnerships professional learning district SEL expertise building buy-in for SEL

SEL Central Office Professional Learning Community Agenda

An agenda from Sacramento's SEL professional learning community for central office staff to better align district departments to improve adult practices and student SEL outcomes.

SOURCE: Sacramento City Unified School District

TAGS Adult SEL implementation support PLC SEL partnerships professional learning district SEL expertise building buy-in for SEL

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SEL Central Office Professional Learning Community Description

Sacramento's overview and invitation to other central office departments to participate in a district-level SEL professional learning community.

SOURCE: Sacramento City Unified School District

TAGS Adult SEL implementation support PLC SEL partnerships professional learning integrate with district priorities district SEL expertise building buy-in for SEL SEL leadership

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