The Leaders in SEL Education and Curriculum
National University’s Sanford College of Education, Harmony SEL, and Inspire Teaching & Learning are part of the National University System, a nonprofit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of diverse learners and educators. This year, as sponsors of International SEL Day, we’ve teamed up to present an enriching and informative series of panel discussions and webinars focused on social and emotional learning – at no cost to you!
These panel discussions and webinars feature leaders in SEL, award-winning educators, and SEL research and resources you can apply to your context, so you can learn and grow while you celebrate SEL Day. To wrap up the week, join us for an interactive Twitter chat with education experts! See the event schedule below to register for our no-cost events.
The Sanford College of Education at National University offers on-campus and online programs in the area of teacher education, including the Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Social Emotional Learning, and Master of Education with an emphasis in SEL.
Harmony SEL is a social and emotional learning program for Pre-K-6 grade students, accessible online and at no cost. Harmony fosters the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students need to develop healthy identities and relationships by providing SEL learning resources, tools, and strategies.
Based out of the National University System, Inspire celebrates and develops inspirational educators through on-demand courses and resources at no cost. Through teacher training, Inspire supports social and emotional learning and inspirational instruction in the Pre-K-12 classroom and in courses with our partner universities.
As sponsors of the second annual International SEL Day on March 26, National University’s Sanford College of Education, Inspire, and Harmony are partnering for a spectacular SEL week. All week, we will be hosting events showcasing how SEL changes lives, schools, and communities by preparing young people for long-term academic, professional, and social success and mobility.
We invite you to join us as we discuss why the world needs Social Emotional Learning (SEL). A global pandemic has physically distanced us but also brought us closer. Discover current research that examines SEL both nationally and internationally to start off the week!
Come and listen, or dive into our Q&A as we highlight our Harmony and Inspire Showcase School practitioners! Learn some practical tips, more about Harmony’s program offerings, and how to incorporate SEL into your teaching repertoire or workplace!
Take some time for yourself to learn about ways you can engage in self-care through SEL. Dr. Jennings will moderate a panel with award-winning teachers who share inspirational stories about how they support their fellow educators and engage their students to cope and connect. You will also hear about an incredible opportunity to pursue a master’s in SEL and continue your own SEL journey at National University.
Adding a new strategy could change your entire program! This panel offers important SEL strategies and how to incorporate them. Our panel of experts will guide you through some key take-aways for SEL.
By taking the lead in SEL, these administrators know the importance and impact that SEL has on student performance and schools district-wide. Find out why these leaders chose SEL as a much-needed skill to improve academic outcomes.
What does Action Research in SEL look like? Meet a few of National University’s Master in Social Emotional Learning candidates as they share their SEL action research in classrooms and communities. Learn how we can all become agents of change.
How can federal policy support state efforts to foster positive youth skill development and overall mental health? The Pre-K-12 education system has been tested in unprecedented ways over the past year, and educators, leaders, students, and their families have stepped up to the challenge in unique and innovative ways. In this briefing, students, members of Congress, and experts in child development will discuss the importance of SEL concepts and how they can be advanced through federal policy.