California SEL Alliance News

Educators

California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE) Fall 2019 Conference

The CCTE Fall 2019 Conference focuses on the theme “Integrating Social Emotional Learning and Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Teaching Practices into Teacher Education.” The conference takes place October 17-19 at Kona Kai Resort in San Diego. Learn more and register at the CCTE conferences website.

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Communities

New Members – September 2019

This month, the Alliance welcomes the following new members: Story Phillips – private coach, Santa Monica. CA Delisha Easley – volunteer, Los Angeles Jenny Woo – Founder/CEO Mind Brain Parenting, Northwood, CA Ali Arena – Speech Language Pathologist, Pasadena, CA Ken Dyar – Director of Physical Education & After School Programs, Delano Uniion School District

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Communities

New Members – August 2019

This month, the Alliance welcomes the following new members: Abby Wills – Program Director, Shanti Generation/Beam, La Canada, CA Angel Silva – Assistant Principal, Pacifica HS, Oxnard, CA Katrina Rivers – Founder and Creative Director of Free From the Box, Los Angeles Kay Gallin – Event Coordinator, Los Angeles Michael Fauteux – Cofounder and CEO,

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Communities

Job Offer From Alliance Member

The Social-Emotional Wellness Institute in Los Angeles is seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to oversee our Direct Youth Service Program. We are looking for someone who wants to join our small but mighty team. Someone who loves and values youth. Someone who wants to help create lasting change. Some additional perks: Starting 3 weeks

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Communities

Join Other SEL Advocates in a New Digital Community

Alliance members (and those you know who advocate for or teach SEL) are invited to join a new online community bringing together social-emotional learning leaders—policy advocates, school administrators, engaged parents, and education activists. This community is hosted by the nonprofit Committee for Children with the intention that it will benefit you in a number of

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Newsletter

In Case You Missed It: Our Anniversary Party and Mixer

Reports from the 50 members who attended the August 4 event have been more than positive. Feedback centered around the event being both substantive and fun. As one attendee said: “I met the greatest people today and am so encouraged about the potential for progress. It was really wonderful.” And another attendee wrote: “What an

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Newsletter

Dr. Cranston Releases Book on SEL Environments

A scholar and writer as well as an administrator, our Executive Director Dr. Cranston combines her research and hands-on experience into what she seeks to be an important aid to expanding SEL adoption. From the book blurb: “Many educators find themselves wondering, what exactly is SEL? How should it be taught? What does it look like

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Communities

New Members – July 2019

This month, the Alliance welcomes the following new members: Mark Drewes, Project Specialist, Sacramento County Office of Education Samantha Wilke, SEL Provder, HeronBridge College,Zambia Allison Haynes, Administrator, Riverside County Office of Education Angela Der Ramos, teacher, Alisal Union School District, Salinad, CA. Roderick Cochran, Restorative Justice Practitioner, AWAKE Foundation, Fresno Melissa Tramel, Specialist, CUSD, Carpenteria,

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Newsletter

CDE Releases SEL Research Brief

As announced in a recent CDE newletter: “A new Policy Analysis for California Education research brief titled, Measuring School Contributions to Growth in Social-Emotional Learning, is now available. The Brief builds upon earlier work by examining the stability of the estimated school-by-grade effects on SEL across two years, using a large-scale SEL survey administered in California

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Communities

Support Assembly Bill 428

Our member organization Children Now asks that we all help move forward children’s mental health funding via SB 428 which passed the Senate and is right now in Assembly Committee. “This bill would require all CA schools to train 10% of their staff, or two staff persons, whichever is greater – including, but not limited

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