Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety
NOTE: This page is continually being updated with new resources in response to the evolving needs of the field.
External Resource List:
The Center has compiled this list of external resources to support states, districts, and schools as they serve students throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Briefs and Guides produced by the Center:
In response to needs expressed by the field, the Center has recently published the following briefs and guides:
- Self-Care Strategies for Educators During the Coronavirus Crisis: Supporting Personal Social and Emotional Well-Being
- Community-Care Strategies for Schools During the Coronavirus Crisis: Practical Tips for School Staff and Administrators
- Strategies for Trauma-Informed Distance Learning
- Mindfulness in Education: An Approach to Cultivating Self-Awareness That Can Bolster Kids’ Learning
The Center, in collaboration with REL West and the Region 15 Comprehensive Center, recently hosted and recorded a Webinar on Strategies for Districts to Support Self-Care for Educators During the COVID-19 Pandemic. This webinar offers practical information and guidance backed by research to help school staff cope with the stresses of school closures, service provision, and quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Additionally, this recorded Webinar on How Schools Ensure Social Connections During Physical Isolation, sponsored by the Aspen Institute, explores the practical realities and research foundations of how distance learning offers both opportunities, and imperatives, to re-establish relationships during school closure.