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August 16 - December 31, 2021 Introduction to SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING and the CASEL Competencies is a Course

August 16 - December 31, 2021 Introduction to SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING and the CASEL Competencies

Ended Jan 1, 2022

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Course Description

This class introduces participants to the 5 CASEL competencies: self-awareness, self-regulation, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making skills. There is a focus on the why behind SEL, the research about the effectiveness of SEL, along with activities and resources.  The course is divided into three sections:  WHAT is SEL, the WHY, and the HOW regarding SEL in our schools.

Summative: A basic understanding of the CASEL competencies and a common language for teachers to use with their students, colleagues, and parents around social-emotional learning. The goal is that participants bring awareness of how they are integrating SEL into their work.

Lead Learner: Cynthia Redfern

Credit & Type: 3 Hrs Relicensure | Staff Development

 

Timeline Overview

  • Self-Paced course materials are available starting August 16, 2021, and should be completed by December 31, 2021.

Target Audience

  • Admin Pro-tech
  • Certified Staff
  • Classified Staff
  • Charter Certified Staff
  • Charter Classified Staff
  • DCSD Certified Substitute 
  • DCSD Student Teacher

 

Outcomes

Participants will leave with:

  • Knowledge of the 5 SEL CASEL competencies
  • Understanding of the WHY behind bringing SEL into our schools and homes
  • Actively participating in an SEL activity that can be used with students
  • Resources to further their own knowledge