Consulting and
On-Site Professional Development

Members of the IFSEL Team are available to support schools on-site through creative and engaging professional development. We work closely with schools to understand their hopes and needs, co-creating an agenda designed for maximum benefit and impact.

For schools wishing to engage in a comprehensive year-long path of faculty development, consider becoming an IFSEL School.

What We Offer

On-Site Professional Development for your Faculty may include:

  • Presentations and interactive SEL workshops drawing on IFSEL’sbroad Workshop and Lesson Library (see examples below)
  • Design and facilitation of faculty meetings
  • Demonstration lessons and classroom observations
  • Other observation opportunities, including Advisory, community meetings and recess
  • 1:1 or small group coaching (in person or virtual)
  • Consulting on school systems, including schedule, recess and lunch, handbook and policies
  • Parent Education
  • Drop-In Meetings

“The caliber of the content and design was top flight in every possible way. It was rich, varied and substantive and at every turn, you demonstrated a keen understanding of our school culture and how best to meet our needs...I am incredibly impressed with your collective and individual skills. You all work seamlessly together and yet you each have something unique to offer.” 
 —Wendy Reiter, Director of Middle Division Guidance, Life Skills Teacher, Horace Mann School

Workshops

IFSEL has a comprehensive Workshop and Lesson Library.
Some of the most popular presentations and workshops we offer include:

  • SEL is Fundamental: Research, Rationale, and Inspiration
  • SEL Toolbox: Foundational SEL Practices for Students
  • Peace - Building, Conflict Resolution and Play
  • Emotion Thermometer: Practices for Self-regulation and Resiliency
  • The Power of the Teacher’s SELf
  • Advisory Groups: Insights, Ideas, and Design Principles
  • Influence of Media on Middle and High School Students: SEL Opportunities
  • Open Session

Who We Work With

Since 2009, IFSEL has worked with more than 6,000 educators
from 600 schools across the US and internationally.

Our client list is below.

Conference Presentation List

African Leadership Academy Indaba
Bay Area Teacher Collaborative Workshop
California Association of Independent Schools
Columbia Teachers College Conference
East Asia Region Conference – Administrators 2017
Innovative Learning Conferences
Learning and the Brain Conferences
National Association of Independent Schools
Northwest Association of Independent Schools
People of Color Conferences
San Ramon High School TedX Conference
Stanford University Round Table on Technology & SEL in Schools
Student Diversity Leadership Retreat 2018
Teacher Development Collaborative – Los Angeles Chapter - 2017

Find Out More

For more information on On-Site Professional Development
or IFSEL schools, please email Elizabeth.

Contact Elizabeth→

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