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Commitment to Anti-Racism

Racism is rooted deeply in our communities and schools and continuing to wreak havoc on our students of color. As we continue to talk about SEL, we know the fight for equity is inextricably tied to SEL. Our organization is committed to ensuring SEL isn’t used as a tool to police black and brown bodies or create cultures of compliance. Rather, we are seeking to support systems that empower and uplift our students, putting their greatness on full display. This can’t be done by simply being allies. We must use our voices and privilege to be co-conspirators in the effort to dismantle systems of oppression. The old way of “doing school” is not working for far too many of our students. As we think about the future of education we must reimagine our systems and be intentionally anti-racist. We look forward to collaborating with you on this journey. 

 

The SEL4IA leadership team

Upcoming SEL Events

Culturally Responsive Professional Learning: What is it.. and What Isn’t it?

Date: August 18, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Online
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During this harried political time, lines between SEL, DEI, and CRT have become blurry. As providers, educators, and school stakeholders, we may be wondering what to talk about, how to talk about it, and how it fits within the frame of high-quality professional learning in SEL.

Join us for an engaging discussion on the role of professional learning in this new age of SEL. Come with your questions, your concerns, and your stories. All voices welcome!

SEL4TX 2nd Annual Virtual Conference on SEL

Date: September 28, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
SEL4TX 2ND Annual SEL Conference

Hosted by the Social-Emotional Learning Alliance for Texas (SEL4TX), this virtual event provides a full day of high quality sessions presented by SEL thought leaders from around the nation and across the state.

With growing challenges in education, widening gaps in student learning, and educator burnout at an all-time high, the need for SEL in schools has never been greater.

SEL Impact

Educators Value SEL

Teachers are calling for schools to prioritize integrating SEL learning practices and strategies.

Principals Value SEL

Principals say SEL is essential, but want more guidance, training and support to teach these skills effectively.

SEL Yields Returns

On average, for every $1 invested in SEL programming, there is a return of $11.