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Foundations of Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development
Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 08:30am - 03:30pm
Course #: 1925300220; Title: Foundations of Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development; Description:

This two-day training can lead to a Certificate in Instruction for Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development. This training is offered through the Academy for Social-Emotional Learning in Schools - a partnership of the College of Saint Elizabeth and Rutgers University's Social-Emotional and Character Development (SECD) Lab.



This unique, non-credit program offers all educational staff, school mental health professionals and those working in afterschool programs the opportunity to:


  • Acquire a foundation of knowledge and research about the relationship between academic achievement and SEL competencies

  • Learn how to build students' social-emotional and character development (SECD) skills and mindsets

  • Develop skill in pedagogical strategies to integrate SECD principles into all aspects of teaching


Upon successful completion of the two-day training, participants will have the OPTION to complete an online, 18-week practicum to earn the SECD certificate.



Registration is limited to 40 participants so don't delay.


Light morning refreshments and lunch are included with this course.

Location EASTCONN Conference Center