Our Approach

IFSEL's approach aligns with CASEL's SEL Framework, with experiential learning at the heart of our work. SEL needs to be alive in school communities, integrated into school-wide systems, not just a lesson brought out once a week. The depth of our insights, help teachers develop a range of skills not articulated elsewhere in school communities.

These skills include how to— 

Our Guiding Principles

Our Lens

Our Commitment

In addition to being teachers of SEL, we are students of SEL. IFSEL was founded by experienced teachers, counselors and researchers who are committed to supporting and nurturing social and emotional learning in students and educators alike. Our work is informed and inspired by many years of classroom practice, along with the latest research and evidence on SEL, psychology and learning.

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