This article reports on the Chicago Public Schools’ initiative to support social-emotional in all of their 650 schools. This is paired with the creation of a set of standards for SEL and a pathway for schools to earn a “Supportive Schools” Certification.Source:
Tara Garcia Matthewson, Education DIVE, April 6, 2017Description:
While the district has laid off art and music teachers, librarians and counselors — and cut after-school programming — it has maintained a commitment to social emotional learning that dates back to 2012. The CPS Office of Social and Emotional Learning provides training and coaching to school leaders as well as teachers, and the district offers incentives to schools pursuing a Supportive Schools Certification.Read the full article here!