A systemic, prevention-focused framework for addressing students’ academic and behavioral needs through the integration and continuous improvement of systems and services. Includes universal, evidence-based supports that create a positive learning environment and engages all students in high quality learning, and more intensive evidence-based supports for students who have higher levels of need. (National Association of School Psychologists)

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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 MTSS out of school

Partnering with Community Organizations to Support SEL

This tool from CASEL's Guide to Schoolwide SEL describes 3 main ways schools can partner with community organizations: by bringing partners into the school, linking families with their resources, and organizing community-based experiences for students.


TAGS community partnerships SEL partnerships toolkit MTSS SEL leadership



The In-School and Afterschool Social Emotional Learning Connection: A Planning Tool

Tool for afterschool and in-school staff first to reflect independently on their goals for SEL and think about what is being done in each setting to support SEL, then to discuss how to work collaboratively toward a common goal.


TAGS community partnerships SEL partnerships building community MTSS out of school planning building buy-in for SEL SEL leadership

SEL Tiered Professional Development Programs

A multi-tiered list of SEL professional development offered to Nashville Public Schools including descriptions of each, duration, strengths, and implementation challenges to anticipate.

SOURCE: Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TAGS human and financial resource alignment teacher training implementation plan MTSS professional learning planning



Mid-sized District Organizational Chart

Sacramento City's org chart shows SEL housed within curriculum & instruction.

SOURCE: Sacramento City Unified School District

TAGS district organizational charts human and financial resource alignment integrate with district priorities

Making SEL a Whole School Commitment in Cleveland

Cleveland's presentation describing how SEL is supported systematically throughout the district, from the classroom to larger district initiatives.

SOURCE: Cleveland Metropolitan School District

TAGS SEL overview implementation plan evidence-based programs PK-12 MTSS

Washoe County SEL Needs Assessment Report

This baseline report shared by Washoe County includes findings and recommendations from a districtwide program inventory, counselor focus groups, student SEL skills assessments, school climate surveys, and behavior-related data.

SOURCE: Washoe County School District

TAGS human and financial resource alignment counselors parent leadership student leadership assessment evidence-based programs data dashboards conducting local SEL research PK-12 implementation monitoring implementation evaluation MTSS student discipline youth voice



School Strengths Inventory

This strengths inventory will help a school-based SEL team determine which strategies are being used at all levels of schoolwide SEL: SEL curriculum & instruction, schoolwide practice & policies, and family & community-level partnerships.


TAGS needs and resources assessment conducting local SEL research continuous improvement PK-12 implementation monitoring implementation evaluation instructional practices classroom level culture and climate MTSS out of school student discipline youth voice


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