New Team Pricing Available: 50% discount on additional registrations

Summer 2024 Locations

June 24 - 27

Charlotte, NC

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July 22 - 25

Chicago, IL

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July 29 - Aug 1

San Mateo, CA

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Four days of experiential workshops
providing opportunities for collaboration, reflection and renewal

Each Institute brings together K-12 teachers, administrators and counselors from around the world for a 4-day professional development program that builds on evidence based SEL practices and fosters collaboration, reflection and renewal.

The Institute provides participants with inspiration and current research as well as experiential lesson materials. Throughout our time together, IFSEL’s facilitators will demonstrate a unique take on ten distinct educator practices that expand social and emotional learning, inclusivity and well-being.

Live and breathe SEL throughout your school

Make it Happen Sessions
with Guest Speakers from IFSEL Schools

Join these practical sessions led by educators and administrators from IFSEL Schools who will share their real stories of implementing a Whole Community Approach to SEL. You'll hear their journeys, including lessons learned, and take-away top tips for sustaining SEL at your school.

Chicago Institute

Tina Centineo

SEL Coordinator & 3rd Grade Language Arts Teacher

Science & Arts Academy

Carla Ellis

Associate Head of School

The University of Chicago
Laboratory Schools

Motoko Maegawa

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Catherine Cook School

Nicole Neal

Director of Student Services

The University of Chicago
Laboratory Schools

San Mateo Institute

Peggy Laurent

Head of Lower School

Town School for Boys

Maria Lourdes
Nocedal-Geaga

Assistant Principal

San Francisco Unified
School District

Colette McWilliams

Head of Elementary School

Trinity School

Megan Terra

Lower School Division Head

The Nueva School

Institute Goals

Our SEL Institutes:

  • Share core principles and practices for equity-rooted SEL in K-12 schools
  • Offer experiential practices that spark creativity and renew inspiration for teaching
  • Help educators cultivate their teaching practices so that a strong sense of humanity and empathy inspires their students to evolve into compassionate leaders and resilient learners
  • Provide a space for educators to reconnect with joy and purpose through reflection, play and engagement with peers
  • Explore skills, mindsets and heartsets to nurture community-wide SEL
  • Strengthen the capacity of  educators  to bring SEL to classrooms, curricula, and systems to transform schools into more inclusive and caring communities

Who Should Attend

  • K-12 Educators
  • Principals and Division Heads
  • Aspiring School Leaders
  • Counselors
  • Deans of Students, Grade Level Deans
  • Members of a Student Service Team
  • School Social Workers
  • Curriculum Coordinators
  • Directors of Learning

Session Topics

US Time Zones:
7:00 - 8:30 pm Eastern | 4:00 - 5:30 pm Pacific

November 14
December 12
January 9
February 6
March 12
April 16
May 14

Launch
Building a Strategic Vision for SEL
Rooting SEL in Equity, Inclusion, & Justice
Enhancing Adult and Educator SEL
Systems and Structures that Foster SEL
Data and Evidence to Inform Continuous Improvement
Sustaining and Nurturing SEL

Institutes Include

  • Healthy breakfast, lunch, snacks and refreshments every day (accommodation for different dietary needs available)
  • Comprehensive binder of developmentally appropriate SEL lesson plans, materials and research.
  • An international network of educators committed to Social & Emotional Learning
  • An Informed educator's perspective in ways that help spark creativity and renew inspiration for teaching.

Registration

Summer Institute Registration Fees

Registration:

Additional Team Members

$2,350

$1,175

New Team Rate to Support SEL Throughout Your School Community

July 22-25

Catherine Cook School

Chicago, IL

Detailed location information can be found here.

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July 29 - Aug 1

The Nueva School

San Mateo, CA

Detailed location information can be found here.

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The SEL Leadership Program supports leaders and educators around the world to build and sustain an inclusive, equitable, SEL-rooted school community.

This program is experiential, inspiring, and renewing - providing a balance of high impact practical tools and approaches, alongside space for collaboration and reflection.

As a cohort, members of the SEL Leadership Program will work closely for seven months to support each other, share ideas, and offer a critical space for problem solving and planning.

IFSEL's Conference was one of the best conferences
I've been to.

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Summer SEL Institute - Charlotte, NC

The Institute provides participants with inspiration and current research as well as experiential lesson materials. Throughout our time together, IFSEL’s facilitators will demonstrate a unique take on ten distinct educator practices that expand social and emotional learning, inclusivity and well-being..

June 24-27
In-Person
K-12
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Summer SEL Institute - San Francisco Area

The Institute provides participants with inspiration and current research as well as experiential lesson materials. Learn ten distinct educator practices that expand social and emotional learning, inclusivity and well-being.

July 29- August 1
In-Person
K-12
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Summer SEL Institute - Chicago, IL

The Institute provides participants with inspiration and current research as well as experiential lesson materials. Learn ten distinct educator practices that expand social and emotional learning, inclusivity and well-being.

July 22- 25
In-Person
K-12
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325 Sharon Park Dr., Suite 845
Menlo Park, CA 94025
USA