Why Principals Must Focus on SEL, School Climate Right Now

How do you prepare school leaders for a K-12 system emerging from a pandemic and an ongoing examination of the legacy of racism and inequality in society?

Focus on preparing and supporting them to excel in areas where they’ll have the most impact: the combination of social-emotional learning and academics, as well as school climate, and community engagement.

That’s the thrust of a new publication from The Aspen Institute’s Education and Society Program, which argues for a complete reorientation of the principal’s role for the 21st century.

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