SEL4CA and Partner Events

SEL4CA works with partner organizations around the state and nationally to bring our members current events and learning opportunities for networking with other SEL advocates and experts.

Browse our latest selection below!

Professional Learning and Networking Opportunities

2024 Social Media Safety Student Video Essay Contest

Start date: May 8, 2024
End date: September 30, 2024
All-day event
Location: Online
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The 2024 Social Media Safety Student Video Essay Contest is now open.  This is kids’ opportunity to help teach the world about the importance of social media safety and how the dangers of social media, like cyberbullying and depression, are impacting today’s youth.   And the winner will receive a $1500 cash prize!

CharacterStrong Tier 2 Certification Training

Start date: July 30, 2024
End date: July 31, 2024
All-day event
Location: Anaheim, CA

This 2-day event is an immersive learning experience where educators will walk away with deeper knowledge, practical tools, and methods to drive successful implementation of a Tier 2 system of support that results in a return on the time and energy invested in serving students with needs in addition to Tier 1.

CharacterStrong is a CASEL SELect program that improves behavior, increases safety, and supports mental health.

Regular registration cost is $1,999 and includes

  • An engaging and dynamic training experience delivered by top experts in the field.
  • The opportunity to network with other like-minded leaders in Tier 2 work.
  • The transfer of tools, methods, and resources to bring the Tier 2 process to life.
  • Certification as CharacterStrong Tier 2 Educator and clock hours towards re-licensure that meets new state mandates.
  • Pathway to becoming a CharacterStrong Tier 2 Distinguished School System.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and appetizers on Day 1, Breakfast and lunch on Day 2.

Wellness Together

Start date: October 9, 2024
End date: October 11, 2024
All-day event
Location: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
Wellness Together 2024

Check out the world’s largest Student Mental Health Conference, connecting school leaders, policymakers, and mental health providers around the world to unify and lead the global student mental health movement. The conference provides great opportunities to enrich your work and your team all year long.

Early bird pricing runs through June 30.

CASEL Exchange 2024

Start date: November 12, 2024
End date: November 14, 2024
All-day event
Location: Chicago, IL
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The SEL Exchange is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to connect and learn with innovators, educators, researchers, policy leaders, and youth from around the world.

Come celebrate CASEL’s 30th anniversary and explore the latest innovations and evidence for advancing SEL in support of every students’ academic thriving and lifelong learning.

Register soon for early bird pricing.

Past Events

MTSS Professional Learning Institute

Start date: July 16, 2024
End date: July 18, 2024
All-day event
Location: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
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The California MTSS 2024 PLI theme “Inspire, Innovate and Thrive” will focus on promoting excellence, equity, and access for all learners through the California MTSS Framework.

This event brings together classroom educators, administrators, school counselors, school psychologists, school-based mental health clinicians, district leaders, county offices of education leaders, higher education faculty, and community-based organizations to support the creation of inclusive and equitable learning environment.

Early bird pricing runs through May 31.

The State of the Heart in Education

Date: July 9, 2024
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: Online

Did you know there’s growing evidence of a global “emotional recession”? This isn’t a financial downturn, but a decline in emotional intelligence (EQ) as measured by the world’s largest EQ study, the State of the Heart report from Six Seconds.

Join SEL4CA steering committee member Dr. Lorea Martínez on July 9 for this free Six Seconds webinar that explores the implications of this report for education, parents, teachers and students themselves.