About Us

Mission

To help all young people succeed socially, emotionally and academically by advancing and supporting effective social and emotional learning programs, policies and practices in all schools and communities.

Vision

We envision schools and community education-serving groups as centers of safe, caring and supportive activity where youth and educators are empathetic, resilient, culturally aware and responsive, civically engaged and where young people develop the skills to solve problems, manage emotions and form positive relationships with others.

Goals

Connect

Connect local SEL stakeholders to learn and share best practices

Promote

Build community and statewide awareness for SEL and its impact

Support

Support high-quality SEL practice and professional learning

Advocate

Advocate for state and local policies and funding to support SEL