Continuous Improvement

A deliberate and structured process to address problems or improve outcomes. This involves collecting and using implementation and outcome data to improve all SEL-related systems, practices, and policies with a focus on equity.

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CORE Case Study Tools

A set of 11 tools to support districts into deciding whether to assess, what skills to focus on, selecting valid measures, and interpreting and acting on data.

SOURCE: Transforming Education

TAGS student assessment PLC toolkit define SEL metrics assessment conducting local SEL research continuous improvement implementation evaluation

Are You Ready to Assess Social and Emotional Development?

Toolkit from AIR providing key background information about SEL assessment to weigh risks and benefits, a decision tree, and a comprehensive index of validated tools for measuring SEL outcomes.


TAGS student assessment toolkit define SEL metrics assessment conducting local SEL research continuous improvement implementation evaluation

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.


TAGS SEL partnerships reading lists - staff SEL competence implementation plan conducting local SEL research continuous improvement out of school professional learning

Standards and Assessment Working Group Exit Ticket

Sample questions about ways schools are measuring SEL progress and areas of priority. Could be used as an exit ticket or anticipation guide for a larger event.

SOURCE: Sacramento City Unified School District

TAGS PLC continuous improvement



Research Analyst Job Description

Job description for a data analyst who can assist an SEL team by developing evaluation designs, managing and overseeing data collection and analysis, and reporting evaluation results.

SOURCE: Austin Independent School District

TAGS job descriptions hiring practices human and financial resource alignment continuous improvement implementation evaluation

Naperville, IL – One District’s Journey from Commitment to Assessment

Naperville's presentation sharing their SEL implementation timeline, process of curriculum development, and measurement plan.

SOURCE: Naperville Community Unit School District 203

TAGS define SEL metrics implementation plan assessment continuous improvement implementation evaluation SEL leadership

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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