The SEL Leadership Program

from The Institute for Social and Emotional Learning

Overview

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. This online 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 to support each other, share ideas, and offer a critical space for problem solving and planning.

To allow a depth of connection and collaboration, the SEL Leadership Program will be capped at 30 Leaders

We ask that schools register a maximum of three members of staff/faculty for this Program.

The learning outcomes of The SEL Leadership Program are

  • Refine and deepen your knowledge, inspiration, and confidence of what it means to ‘Lead for SEL' in a school setting.
  • Learn and apply a range of SEL reflection and assessment tools in your school, and collaborate with others to develop a vision, action plan and set of priorities.
  • Explore theory, frameworks and practices to ensure SEL works actively to combat systemic racism and oppression.
  • Examine School-Wide Systems at your school that work in support of SEL.
  • Build inspiring and lasting connections with educators committed to bringing SEL alive in their communities.
  • Learn practices and approaches to center wellbeing in decision-making and action

What’s involved

  • Launch event, followed by six required online, synchronous 90-minute Core Sessions (each session is offered twice to allow Leaders in different time zones to join)
  • Four optional guest speaker or panel events
  • An online collaborative forum for communication and resource exchange
  • Three 1:1 Coaching Sessions with a member of the IFSEL team

Who is the SEL Leadership Program for?

The Program is designed for anyone committed to and responsible for the implementation and sustainability of SEL in their community, including:

  • Principals and Division Heads
  • Aspiring School Leaders
  • SEL Coordinators
  • Deans of Students/Grade Level Deans
  • Members of a Student Services Team
  • School Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Curriculum Coordinators
  • Directors of Learning

Dates

Kick-Off Event: Sept. 23 (4:30 pm Pacific | 7:30 pm Eastern) OR Sep. 24 (7:30 am China | 8:30 am Japan)

6 Core, 90-minute monthly sessions are offered at two times for each session:

October Session:

Option 1: Oct. 7 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

Option 2: Oct. 7 (4:30 pm Pacific | 7:30 pm Eastern) | Oct. 8 (7:30 am China | 8:30 am Japan)

November Session:

Option 1: Nov. 9 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

Option 2: Nov. 9 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern) | Nov. 10 (7:30 am China | 8:30 am Japan)

December Session:

Option 1: Dec. 2 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

Option 2: Dec. 2 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern) | Dec. 3(8:30 am China | 9:30 am Japan)

February Session:

Option 1: Feb. 8 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

Option 2: Feb. 8 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern) | Feb. 9 (8:30 am China | 9:30 am Japan)

March Session:

Option 1: March 3 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

Option 2: March 3 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern) | March 4 (8:30 am China | 9:30 am Japan)

April Session:

Option 1: April 26 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

Option 2: April 26 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern) | April 27(7:30 am China | 8:30 am Japan)

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Example Schedule

Details

Schedule

Dates - 90-minute monthly sessions are offered at two times for each session:

Kick-Off Event - September :

  • Sept. 23 (4:30 pm Pacific | 7:30 pm Eastern)
  • Sep. 24 (7:30 am China | 8:30 am Japan)


October Session:

  • Option 1:

Oct. 7 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

  • Option 2:

Oct. 7 (4:30 pm Pacific | 7:30 pm Eastern)

Oct. 8 (7:30 am China | 8:30 am Japan)


November Session:

  • Option 1:

Nov. 9 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

  • Option 2:

Nov. 9 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern)

Nov. 10 (7:30 am China | 8:30 am Japan)


December Session:

  • Option 1:

Dec. 2 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

  • Option 2:

Dec. 2 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern)

Dec. 3(8:30 am China | 9:30 am Japan)

Example Detailed Institute Schedule

February Session:

  • Option 1:

Feb. 8 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

  • Option 2:

Feb. 8 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern)

Feb. 9 (8:30 am China | 9:30 am Japan)


March Session:

  • Option 1:

March 3 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

  • Option 2:

March 3 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern)

March 4 (8:30 am China | 9:30 am Japan)


April Session:

  • Option 1:

April 26 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

  • Option 2:

April 26 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern)

April 27(7:30 am China | 8:30 am Japan)

Example Detailed Institute Schedule

Dates - 90-minute monthly sessions are offered at two times for each session:

Kick-Off Event - September :

  • Sept. 23 (4:30 pm Pacific | 7:30 pm Eastern)
  • Sep. 24 (7:30 am China | 8:30 am Japan)


October Session:

  • Option 1:

Oct. 7 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

  • Option 2:

Oct. 7 (4:30 pm Pacific | 7:30 pm Eastern)

Oct. 8 (7:30 am China | 8:30 am Japan)


November Session:

  • Option 1:

Nov. 9 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

  • Option 2:

Nov. 9 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern)

Nov. 10 (7:30 am China | 8:30 am Japan)


December Session:

  • Option 1:

Dec. 2 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

  • Option 2:

Dec. 2 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern)

Dec. 3(8:30 am China | 9:30 am Japan)

Example Detailed Institute Schedule

February Session:

  • Option 1:

Feb. 8 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

  • Option 2:

Feb. 8 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern)

Feb. 9 (8:30 am China | 9:30 am Japan)


March Session:

  • Option 1:

March 3 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

  • Option 2:

March 3 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern)

March 4 (8:30 am China | 9:30 am Japan)


April Session:

  • Option 1:

April 26 (10 am PST | 1 pm Eastern)

  • Option 2:

April 26 (4:30 pm PST | 7:30 pm Eastern)

April 27(7:30 am China | 8:30 am Japan)

Example Detailed Institute Schedule

Location Information and Registration

Price and Registration Information

Early Bird Price

Register by 

Price

After 

$2,200

Summer Institute +
SELected Sessions

$2,550

Registration Full
SPECIAL OFFER: Send 4 teachers for the price of 3!

Applies to both Early Bird and Full prices.
Offer ends January 31, 2020.
You must register in multiples of 4 people in order to qualify.
Please email
admin@instituteforsel.net to receive this offer.

Financial Aid, CEUs and Refund/Cancellation Policy

Financial Aid

IFSEL is committed to empowering all educators to attend the Summer Institute and we have Financial Aid programs to support this vision.
Click “Apply Now” to complete the Financial Aid Application Form.
Please note, this form can not be saved and therefore needs to be completed in one sitting.

Apply Now

CEU Information


Participants in IFSEL Events are eligible for CEU Credits from Dominican University. Participants completing One-Day Workshops are eligible for 0.5 of a credit, Two-Day Workshop Participants receive 1 credit and Four-Day Institute Participants receive 2 credits.

If you are interested in applying, please request the application at the event registration desk. The application and fees are sent directly to Dominican University which administers the process. At this time, IFSEL is not able to provide credits for clinical counseling. Please note that Dominican University charges a fee of $55 per CEU unit.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Registration fees will be refunded at 50% of the registration ticket price paid, less the $50 refund processing cost, if requested in writing more than two-weeks prior to the start of the course.  

From two weeks prior to the start of the course until the day before the course begins, refunds requested in writing will be granted a credit for the full value of their registration ticket price. 

No refunds or credits are available on or after the start date of the course.

To begin the cancellation process, please email us at admin@instituteforsel.net.

Date

Monday
August 9

Tuesday
August 10

Time

After 

9:00 am
Pacific Daylight Time

1:00 pm
China Standard Time

Alternate
Times

After 

12:00pm
Eastern

2:00pm
Japan Standard Time

Early Bird Price

After 

$210
before June 9

$210
before June 10

Normal Price

After 

$250

$250

SPECIAL OFFER: Send 3 teachers for the price of 2!

You must register in multiples of 3 people in order to qualify.

Date

Monday
August 9

Tuesday
August 10

Time

After 

9:00 am
Pacific Daylight Time

1:00 pm
China Standard Time

Alternate
Times

After 

12:00pm
Eastern

2:00pm
Japan Standard Time

Early Bird Price

After 

$210
before June 9

$210
before June 10

Normal Price

After 

$250

$250

SPECIAL OFFER: Send 3 teachers for the price of 2!

You must register in multiples of 3 people in order to qualify.

Date

Thursday
April 15

Time

After 

1:00 - 2:30pm
Pacific Standard Time

Alternate
Times

After 

3:00pm Central
4:00pm Eastern

Early Bird Price

After 

$60 before
March 15

Normal Price

After 

$75

SPECIAL OFFER: Send 3 teachers for the price of 2!

You must register in multiples of 3 people in order to qualify.
Please email
admin@instituteforsel.net to receive this offer.

Date

Tuesday
April 20th, 2021

Time

After 

9:30 - 11:30am
Pacific Standard Time

Alternate
Times

After 

12:30 - 2:30pm
Eastern Standard Time

Early Bird Price

After 

$175 before
March 1, 2021

Normal Price

After 

$195

SPECIAL OFFER: Send 3 teachers for the price of 2!

You must register in multiples of 3 people in order to qualify.
Please email
admin@instituteforsel.net to receive this offer.

Date

Thursday
August 12, 2021

Time

After 

9:00am - 12:00pm
Pacific Standard Time

Alternate Times

After 

12:00pm - 3:00 pm
Eastern Standard Time

Early Bird Pricing

After 

$280 before
June 12

Normal Pricing

After 

$350

SPECIAL OFFER: Send 3 teachers for the price of 2!

You must register in multiples of 3 people in order to qualify.

Date

Tuesday
August 10, 2021

Time

After 

9:00am - 12:00pm
Pacific Standard Time

Alternate Times

After 

12:00pm Eastern

Early Bird Pricing

After 

$280 before
June 12

Normal Pricing

After 

$350

SPECIAL OFFER: Send 3 teachers for the price of 2!

You must register in multiples of 3 people in order to qualify.

August 2021
Course

Session One

Wednesday
August 4

Session Two

Thursday
August 5

Session Three

Wednesday
August 11

Session Four

Thursday
August 12

Time

After 

10:00am - 12:00pm
Pacific Standard Time

Alternate Times

After 

1:00pm Eastern

Early Bird Price

After 

$695 before
June 4, 2021

Regular Price

After 

$795

SPECIAL OFFER: Send 3 teachers for the price of 2!

You must register in multiples of 3 people in order to qualify.

August Course

Session One

Monday, August 2
9:00am - 12:00pm Pacific

Session Two

Monday, August 2
1:00 - 4:00pm Pacific

Session Three

Tuesday, August 3
9:00am - 12:00pm Pacific

Session Four

Monday, August 9
9:00am - 12:00pm Pacific

Session Five

Tuesday, August 10
9:00am - 12:00pm Pacific

Early Bird Price

After 

$980 before
June 2, 2021

Regular Price

After 

$1250

SPECIAL OFFER: Send 3 teachers for the price of 2!

You must register in multiples of 3 people in order to qualify.

April
Course

Session One

Tuesday, April 20th

Session Two

Thursday, April 22nd

Time

After 

5:00 - 7:30pm
China Standard Time

Alternate Times

After 

9:00am UK

Early Bird Price

After 

$350 before
February 20th, 2021

Regular Price

After 

$395

SPECIAL OFFER: Send 3 teachers for the price of 2!

You must register in multiples of 3 people in order to qualify.

August
Course

Session One

Wednesday
August 4th

Session Two

Thursday
August 5th

Session Three

Wednesday
August 11th

Time

After 

10:00am - 12:00pm
Pacific Standard Time

Alternate Times

After 

1:00pm-
3:00 pm
Eastern

Early Bird Price

After 

$580 before
June 4th, 2021

Regular Price

After 

$650

SPECIAL OFFER: Send 3 teachers for the price of 2!

You must register in multiples of 3 people in order to qualify.

Price

$2,200

SPECIAL OFFER: Send 3 teachers for the price of 2!

You must register in multiples of 3 people in order to qualify.

Joy of Advising
Course 2

Session One

Monday, April 19

Session Two

Wednesday, April 21

Session Three

Monday, April 26

Time

After 

4:00 - 6:00pm
Pacific Standard Time

In other timezones

After 

7:00-9:00pm Eastern Standard Time,
7:00-9:00am next day China Standard Time

Regular Price

After 

$650

SPECIAL OFFER: Send 3 teachers for the price of 2!

You must register in multiples of 3 people in order to qualify.

More Dates Coming Soon!

Financial Aid, Cancellation, and Credit Policy

Financial Aid

IFSEL is committed to empowering all educators to attend our online courses and workshops and we have Financial Aid programs to support this vision.
Click “Apply Now” to complete the Financial Aid Application Form.
Please note, this form can not be saved and therefore needs to be completed in one sitting.

Apply Now

CEU Information

Participants in all IFSEL Events are eligible for CEU Credits from Dominican University. More information about credits will be shared at the start of the course.

Participants in the IFSEL Leadership Program are eligible for 1.0 CEU Credits from Dominican University.

If you are interested in applying, please let us know after the course is complete. The application will then be sent to you to submit to Dominican University, which administers the process.

Please note that Dominican University charges a fee of $55 per CEU unit, or $27.50 for 0.5 Credit. At this time, IFSEL is not able to provide credits for clinical counseling.

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees will be refunded at 50% of the registration ticket price paid, less the $50 refund processing cost, if requested in writing more than two-weeks prior to the start of the course.  

From two weeks prior to the start of the course until the day before the course begins, refunds requested in writing will be granted a credit for the full value of their registration ticket price. 

No refunds or credits are available on or after the start date of the course.

To begin the cancellation process, please email us at admin@instituteforsel.net.

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