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Skills for Life – How Principals Can Promote Social Emotional Learning in their Schools

Summary:  This article provides some examples of how schools have implemented various strategies to promote social emotional learning.  The article also suggests several ways that principals can support SEL in their buildings.

Source:  Linda Dusenbury, Roger P. Weissberg, and Duncan C. Meyers, Principal Magazine, September/October 2016

Categories: SEL Basics, Leadership Qualities, School Culture/Climate


Students need as a safe. supportive environment to thrive in school – and prepare for life.  In McCormick Elementary School in Chicago, a committed leadership team guides the planning, implementation, evaluation, and continuous improvement of SEL in the classroom in partnership with families and community organizations.  Read about this and other examples where SEL is an intentional part of education.

Read the full article here!

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