From the Classroom to the District: Applying SEL Into Everyday Practices

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October 28, 2021

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5:00pm EDT

With the continued uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic, the student learning experience has been in flux, creating a state of constant change for students, teachers, and the community. From masks and distancing to various guidelines in different states, school still looks different in most states. Teaching still looks different. Learning looks different.

While we all have differing reactions to these changes, it’s imperative that school and district leaders continue to prioritize the mental health and wellness within their communities, while simultaneously prioritizing self-care. Addressing the social and emotional needs of students and staff members has always been a pillar to success. However, with heightened fear and anxiety due to the pandemic, many districts recognize that these embedded experiences are no longer “nice to have”; they are an essential part of each school day.

But with all that’s on educators’ plates, how do we ensure that our people—both students and staff members—are supported?

Join us on October 28, 2021, as we explore how to lead best amidst adversity, prioritize social and emotional needs, teach with empathy, and establish a culture of trust so that both students and staff members can thrive, even in the midst of such uncertainty.

During this webinar, our guest panelists will share how they are leading these efforts in their schools and throughout their communities. They will discuss:

    • how to include social and emotional learning (SEL) in everyday practices;
    • strategies to embed SEL practices into daily routines;
    • the importance of a personal support network;
    • strategies for self-care and ways for districts to support this;
    • how schools are creating comfortable and inclusive environments where students feel safe and supported; and
    • free resources that can be used throughout your district.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about leading SEL and supporting your community.

Register for the webinar and submit questions for the guest panelists to Lia Dossin at [email protected]

Direct questions concerning the webinar to [email protected]. If you are unable to watch the webinar live, register for the event to receive the video archive directly in your inbox.



  • Alejandro Diasgranados, Elementary Teacher, District of Columbia Public Schools (DC) (@ThatDCTeacher)
  • Zandra Jo Galvan, Superintendent, Greenfield Union School District (CA) (@zjgalvan)
  • Leah Juelke, High School Teacher, Fargo Public Schools (ND) (@ndtoy2018)
  • Thomas C. Murray, Director of Innovation, Future Ready Schools (thomascmurray)

For questions about the webinar, contact Lia Dossin.