IFSEL Professional Development Events


IFSEL’s in-person and online professional development events are evidence-led, creative and experiential. They provide K-12 Educators with a transformative experience focused on building equity-rooted community- wide SEL, alongside deep professional and personal renewal.

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Nurturing a Whole Community Approach to SEL

This creative and experiential online course 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.

Starts on 
August 2, 2021
Five 3-Hour Sessions
Grades K-12
Online
Foundational SEL Practices for the Younger Grades

This course provides effective lesson sequences and simple, profound practices. Learn a framework of common language to build emotional intelligence, positive communication, and restorative practices.

Starts on 
August 4, 2021
Four 2-Hour Sessions
Elementary
Online
The Joy of Advising (Course 1)

This inspiring course offers opportunities to build and re-energize Advisor tools and approaches. Learn and practice 'low-prep, high-impact' practices that nurture advisory connection in-person and through Distance Learning.

Starts on 
August 4, 2021
Three 2-Hour Sessions
MS and HS
Online
Check-In

IFSEL’s approach to Check-In offers a simple and profound practice that activates self- and group-awareness and is the foundation for all social and emotional learning.

Starts on 
August 9, 2021
One 2.5-Hour Session
Grades K-12
Online
SEL Induction for New Faculty and Staff

This workshop will introduce IFSEL’s Whole-Community Approach to SEL through a series of meaningful and creative experiences.

Starts on 
August 10, 2021
One 3-Hour Session
Grades K-12
Online
Introduction to an SEL-Rooted Advisory Program for New Advisors

This experiential workshop is designed for new advisors at schools that already have worked with IFSEL to build and deepen their advisory program.

Starts on 
August 12, 2021
One 3-Hour Session
MS and HS
Online
The SEL Leadership Program

IFSEL’s One - Year SEL Leadership Program supports leaders and educators around the world to build and sustain an inclusive, equitable, SEL - rooted school community.

Starts on 
September 23, 2021
One-Year Program
Leaders
Online

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The Joy of Advising (Course 2)

This experiential course, as a follow-up to Joy of Advising 1, extends and deepens approaches and practices that empower high quality advising in Middle and High Schools.

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Three Sessions
MS and HS
Online
Catalyzed by SEL

This highly practical, two-session online course will provide 3rd - 12th Grade teachers and administrators with myriad strategies for embedding SEL directly within any learning moment.

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Two 2.5-Hour Sessions
Grades 3-12
Online

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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.

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Consulting

Each year we design and lead a one-year path of faculty development work for six schools. The path is customized for each school’s needs, so SEL can be integrated fully into the education experience of all students and teachers.

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