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SEL Leadership Conference: Promoting Social, Emotional and Academic Learning in K-12 Education

Nov 18, 2011 9:00 am -
Nov 18, 2011 03:00pm

Event Description


The SEL Leadership Conference will bring together K-12 educators and advocates from across Massachusetts to review and discuss Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) findings, policies and best practices. This limited-invitation conference is being organized and sponsored by the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Teachers21 and the alliance of SEL partners. Your school or collaborative is one of a select few identified as having made a significant commitment to advancing social-emotional and behavioral health goals in K-12 education.  This unique conference will provide valuable information, resources and networking opportunities for all participants, and serve as a springboard for conference sponsors to provide ongoing support to participating schools in the areas of leadership and organization, curriculum, professional development and program evaluation.

Keynote address by Roger Weissberg, President and CEO of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), who will highlight recent research, practice and policy advances in the field of social and emotional learning (SEL), and identify classroom, school, and district approaches to promote SEL.

Program Code: 6T21
5 CE Credits
Location: at MSPP, West Roxbury

Roger P. Weissberg, Ph.D., is NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair in Social and Emotional Learning, LAS Distinguished Professor, and Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is also President and CEO of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), an organization committed to making evidence-based social and emotional learning an essential part of preschool through high school education (www.casel.org). Weissberg has authored about 200 publications focusing on preventive interventions with children. He received the "Daring Dozen" award from the George Lucas Educational Foundation for being 1 of 12 people who are reshaping the future of education.

Event Type:Continuing Education Program
Category:Special Events
Early registration ends on Sep 15, 2011.
Regular registration starts on Sep 16, 2011 and ends on Nov 07, 2011.
Late registration starts on Nov 08, 2011.



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