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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Build your network, share experiences, and learn from experts in SEL and school culture and climate.
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    Research, news and trends curated specifically for social-emotional learning, character development, and school culture/climate practitioners.

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