Events are how we come together as a movement for Social-Emotional Learning. 

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2021 National Social and Emotional Learning Conference

Start date: May 17, 2021

End date: May 19, 2021

Location: Virtual


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Join us for three days of high quality events presented by some of the top SEL thought-leaders in the nation, a keynote presentation with Dena Simmons, Ed.D., from the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, immersive skill-building workshops, exciting plenary sessions, special offerings from our sponsors and of course, networking with colleagues. This year’s conference includes an option for a digital Access Pass to see some recordings of sessions you missed!

All education professionals welcome. Perfect for district and school thought-leaders preparing to implement new SEL approaches and programs in the upcoming school year.

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Past Events

Reimagining Education: Your SEL Toolkit for School Reopening

Date: March 26, 2021

Time: 12:00pm PST


On International SEL Day, join us for a panel discussion as we bring together educational leaders and perspectives for a practical conversation about reopening schools ensuring SEL is at the heart and woven throughout our plans. We will create an open and honest platform to share ideas and lessons learned as we shape the future of our education systems post-COVID.

Bringing SEL and Mental Health Back to School: Strengthening Districts Systems of Support Amidst the Impact of the Pandemic

Date: March 26, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm ET

Location: Online

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In this interactive webinar, learn practical strategies you can use in your district to strengthen your systematic approach to social and emotional learning and mental health. As educators nationally grapple with shifting educational environments in the spring and prepare for the fall, they will be faced with the challenge of addressing the negative impact that the pandemic has had on students’ mental health. To do so effectively, the virtual workshop will introduce you to a data-driven and culturally-responsive process for recognize district’s strengths, identify gaps, and plan concrete action steps to strengthen your comprehensive approach to SEL/MH in your district.

Twitter Chat: International SEL Day!

Date: March 26, 2021

Time: 2:00 -3:00 pm ET

Location: Twitter

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Join an engaging Twitter Chat led by National University’s Sanford College of Education and co-hosted by Inspire Teaching & Learning and Harmony SEL. Education experts and SEL industry partners will discuss advocacy and policy promoting SEL in schools and communities. Follow along (@NatUniv) and join the conversation by using #NUSEL.

Celebrating International SEL Day! “Small” Talk with Rural School Leaders

Date: March 26, 2021

Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET

Location: Online

Second Step Rural Schools

International SEL Day 2021 gives people around the world the opportunity to showcase the social-emotional skills they use to build relationships and support their communities. This year, we’re celebrating “small” by highlighting the unique challenges and opportunities that smaller, rural school districts face while implementing social-emotional learning (SEL) initiatives. Please join leaders from Walker County Schools (Alabama), Kingsport City Schools (Tennessee), and Evergreen Union School District (California), who will share their experiences supporting SEL in their schools. A live Q&A with the panel will follow the presentation. A Webinar by Second Step, brought to you by Committee for Children.

Mindful Art & SEL Session with Kid Grit

Date: March 26, 2021

Time: 1:30 pm EST


To celebrate International #SELDay on March 26th, kid-grit is offering a FREE 30-minute Mindful Art & SEL Session. This session offers several interactive and thoughtful activities that inspire creativity as well as build social and emotional learning (SEL) skills. Participants will learn skills in observation, analyzing, and understanding topics through the lend of visual arts, music, and how these skills connect to SEL competencies. Bring your open minds and get ready to create!