IFSEL Blog


Amplifying the voice of students, educators and guest writers, IFSEL's blogs seek to challenge, inspire, and renew us all. We are looking for thoughtful and thought-provoking writers to contribute, so if you are interested in sharing your writing, please email now.

Blog Posts

Reflections on IFSEL’s Summer Institute

 

Valentina Rodriguez, MD. School Therapist, frankly discusses her experience at the IFSEL Summer Institute.

Building Advisory Buy-In

 

Six strategies to fuel relationships and empathy in Middle and High School Advisory/Homeroom

Student Conference with Miami Country Day School

 

Paule Ebrahimi shares Miami Country Day School's powerful experience with IFSEL.

Looking Within

 

Morgan Ome reflects on the impact SEL had and has on her life and work.

Leading for a whole-community approach to SEL

 

Learn about Seattle Country Day School's approach to SEL.

Supporting Student Agency of SEL

 

Guest author Jessica Berlinski writes a thoughtful piece on the power of SEL and Open Session.

Upcoming Professional Development Events

IFSEL Institutes and Workshops provide opportunities for K-12 educators, administrators and counselors to experience a range of SEL activities, and also to understand the research and rationale that underpin them. 

IFSEL's Winter Reboot

hosted at

Woodside Priory SchoolPortola Valley, CA


This two-day workshop for K-8 Grade Educators, Administrators, and Counselors is designed to foster a sense of re-connection to self, others and the natural world.


Strong Space for Relationships: Building a Flourishing Advisory Program

hosted at

Miami Country Day SchoolMiami, FL


This two-day workshop for 5-12 Grade Educators takes a deep-dive into how SEL practices can empower Middle and High School Advisory and Homeroom.


Nurturing a Whole-Community Approach to Social and Emotional Learning

hosted at

St. John's SchoolHouston, TX


This creative and experiential two-day workshop offers educators, administrators, counselors and advisors the opportunity to learn how to build classroom practices and school-wide systems that nurture the social and emotional health of all members of the community.


Alumni Institute

hosted at

The Nueva SchoolSan Mateo, CA


Our brand new two-day Alumni Institute is designed to reconnect Alumni and renew their connection and commitment to SEL.


Institutes are our core experience, designed for K-12 Educators with SEL as a professional and personally transformative experience.


See All Professional Development Events

Upcoming Professional Development Events

IFSEL Institutes and Workshops provide opportunities for K-12 educators, administrators and counselors to experience a range of SEL activities, and also to understand the research and rationale that underpin them. 

December 4, 2019

December

 

4

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December 5, 2019

IFSEL's Winter Reboot

hosted at

Woodside Priory SchoolPortola Valley, CA


This two-day workshop for K-8 Grade Educators, Administrators, and Counselors is designed to foster a sense of re-connection to self, others and the natural world.


January 27, 2020

January

 

27

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January 28, 2020

Strong Space for Relationships: Building a Flourishing Advisory Program

hosted at

Miami Country Day SchoolMiami, FL


This two-day workshop for 5-12 Grade Educators takes a deep-dive into how SEL practices can empower Middle and High School Advisory and Homeroom.


April 22, 2020

April

 

22

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April 23, 2020

Nurturing a Whole-Community Approach to Social and Emotional Learning

hosted at

St. John's SchoolHouston, TX


This creative and experiential two-day workshop offers educators, administrators, counselors and advisors the opportunity to learn how to build classroom practices and school-wide systems that nurture the social and emotional health of all members of the community.


July 29, 2020

July

 

29

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July 30, 2020

Alumni Institute

hosted at

The Nueva SchoolSan Mateo, CA


Our brand new two-day Alumni Institute is designed to reconnect Alumni and renew their connection and commitment to SEL.


August 3, 2020

August

 

3

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August 6, 2020

Institutes are our core experience, designed for K-12 Educators with SEL as a professional and personally transformative experience.


See All Professional Development Events

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