California SEL Alliance News

Communities

Our First Parent & Child Fair is November 3

We are bringing parents in the Los Angeles area together with Alliance members to create enthusiasm for supporting SEL in their local schools. We’re excited about this! The date is Sunday Nov. 3 from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm. This is an opportunity for SEL providers to share about and demonstrate how your programs can

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Administrators

News Around the State – September 2019

Richmond Rejects Mindfulness Project The West Contra Costa County School Board voted 3-2 this month against renewing its contract with Mindful Life Project, a local non-profit organization that teaches mindfulness practices to children in the district. More than a dozen community members, including elementary school students, teachers and parents, showed up at the board’s meeting

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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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Video Series: How Learning Happens

Last year Eduoptia, the education foundation created by George Lucas, issued a video series that we encourage members to visit and share if you have not already done so. In this series, Edutopia says it “explores how educators can guide all students, regardless of their developmental starting points, to become productive and engaged learners.” “Featuring

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Readables and Usables – August 2019

To Share With Parents – From One of Our Members Help for Traumatized Children Facts about Bullying Coaching-and-mentoring-can-develop-emotional-intelligence by Daniel Goleman The Power of Collective Impact 9 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Never Say | Inc.com The Most Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Act on These 8 Warning Signs From Employees- Inc. Magazine   Teaching Empathy in Denmark

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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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Administrators

Social-Emotional Learning and Suicide Prevention in Schools

Alliance member Dr. Lori Vollandt, best known and beloved for her years as leader of the LAUSD SEL unit and now founder of Achieve Beyond the Binder Education Consulting, and concurrently Senior Analyst at Education Market Experts, wrote a blog in 2018 that is relevant to our cause today given the latest statistics on youth

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