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.
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.
Connect local SEL stakeholders to learn and share best practices
Build community and statewide awareness for SEL and its impact
Support high-quality SEL practice and professional learning
Advocate for state and local policies and funding to support SEL