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Social Emotional Learning

Why is Social Emotional Learning Important?

  • Social emotional learning is the process that allows people to
    • Develop healthy identities
    • Manage emotions and achieve goals
    • Experience and show empathy
    • Create and preserve positive relationships
    • Make kind and responsible decisions
  • SEL has the potential to:
    • Improve students' academic outcomes
    • Improve lifetime outcomes by reducing poverty and crime rates
    • Improve equity in education

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)