Summary: In this article, Maurice Elias makes a case for an SEL advocate for every student. Dr. Elias feels that such a program would help to ensure that every child is treated equitably and that the focus would be placed on SEL development.
Source: Maurice Elias, Edutopia, August 22, 2017
“Imagine what might happen if every child entering a school were assigned a social-emotional and academic development (SEAD) liaison who would advocate for the needs and rights of that child? I think this could be a game changer. It would transform relationships between schools and parents/guardians, and I believe it would go a long way toward redressing the impact of inequities that affect children and their learning.”
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