The TeachMeets offer a simple structure to share resources and connect with people around the world who "get it”. TeachMeet participants report feeling energized and understood, something we all could use right now.

Whole Community Approach to SEL
Guest Speaker:

Rachel Clouser, EdD
Assistant Head of Upper School
La Jolla Country Day School

January 19
(7:30 PM Eastern | 4:30 PM Pacific)


SEL-Rooted Advisory Programs

January 31
(4:00 PM Eastern | 1:00 PM Pacific)

Educators around the world are seeking to build authentic opportunities for connection and SEL with their middle and high school students.

This FREE TeachMeet will explore how to inspire and deepen community; support student social, emotional, and mental health; and supercharge learning and engagement though SEL-Rooted advisory programs. You'll hear from inspiring guest speakers and members of the IFSEL Team. There will also be a significant time for questions and sharing of resources.


Next TeachMeet:

Special Theme:
Working Towards a Whole Community Approach
when Stakeholders Challenge SEL

Guest Speaker:

Praxia Apostle
Facilitator of Secondary Instructional Coaching
Tacoma Public Schools

October 10
(4:30 PM Eastern | 1:30 PM Pacific)


Future TeachMeets:

Special Theme:
School-Wide Systems to Support SEL

  • Recess
  • Teacher Wellness
  • Parent & Caregiver Education

November 9
(4:30 PM Eastern | 1:30 PM Pacific)


All Teach Meets offer:

  • Support and encouragement for you and your teaching practices
  • Practical ideas for nurturing SEL and connection online
  • A space for peer-to-peer learning and resource sharing

Previous Teach Meet topics have included:

  • SEL & Trauma Informed Care
  • Educator and Administrator Wellbeing
  • SEL & Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice
  • Parent and Caregiver Engagement
  • Return to On-Campus Teaching
  • Building engagement through Distance Learning

Do you have an idea for a topic for a Teach Meet or if you would nominate a Guest Contributor? 
If so, please email Nick.

Featured Professional Development Events

Sustainable & Equitable SEL Weekend Workshop

Equitable and sustainable SEL approaches evolve from the intersection of strong foundational practices and innovative and creative application with each school’s culture and context. This weekend workshop offers educators, administrators, and counselors a range of practical and transferable SEL approaches and tools to activate a Whole Community Approach to SEL.

Sept 30 - Oct 1
More Info
Advisory Workshop

Two-day workshop focusing on how to create and sustain a robust advisory program in middle & high schools that centers belonging and equity.

Oct 23 & 24
Middle School & High School
More Info
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