Academy for Social-Emotional Learning in Schools
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CERTIFICATE IN SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING
Earn a certificate in social-emotional learning and character development with
a concentration in either school leadership or classroom instruction.

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Certificate in SEL Instruction

This 10-week course provides a theoretical and research-based foundation for educators who will provide direct instruction of the social-emotional and character development (SECD) competencies in a classroom, small group or after-school setting.

This 10-week course focuses on the actual methods and applications of best practices for those providing direct instruction of the social-emotional and character development (SECD) competencies in a classroom, small group or after-school setting.

This 15-week practicum is the third course in the program and is to be completed during one school year. It focuses on the supervised implementation of a Social-Emotional and Character Development (SECD) program in a classroom, small group or after-school setting.

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Certificate in SEL Leadership

This 5-week foundational course explores the theories, research, and key dimensions of social-emotional learning (SEL), and school culture and climate, and the role they play in shaping children’s emotional development, academic success, and future life and career choices.

This 12-week course develops unique leadership qualities and practices in educators and administrators by guiding them through the process of creating efficient strategies, networks and systems for leading sustainable school-wide SEL and school culture/climate initiatives.

This 16-week, project-oriented practicum course provides participants with a supportive, structured environment to plan, develop and execute an individualized strategic plan for implementing a school-wide social-emotional learning and school culture and climate initiative.
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    The Covid-19 pandemic forced students to stay home for their education, which can put a hold in their development of SEL skills. This guide lists activities and discussion points that parents can use with their children to help them grow their SEL Skills https://www.lifechangeroftheyear.com/covid19lessons/2020/4/2/teaching-your-child-skills-for-success-a-quick-guide

    Ready to kick off the week in the most efficient way? We’re starting a new project called #SELSkilloftheWeek. Each week we will introduce an SEL skill & related activities that are beneficial for both adults & children during quarantine. This week we focus on Self-Management!

    Thank you to Maria Adair, Executive Director of
    @NJASCD, for this powerful message. While our world is currently in crisis, it’s important to take the right actions that will affect the ways we live, connect, and succeed in the future. Check out Adair’s call to action below !

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