Build school-wide systems that nurture the social and emotional health of all members of the community

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This experiential two-day workshop 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.

Schools that intentionally activate SEL across the community see wide-ranging improvements in mental health, growth in the sense of belonging, and positive shifts in mindset, engagement, and learning.

Workshop Goals

  • Explore the ‘what, why and how’ of IFSEL’s Whole-Community Framework for Equity-Rooted SEL
  • Provide insights into effective practices and structures for implementing SEL in lower schools and through middle and high school advisory/mentoring programs
  • Experience age-differentiated activities that will deepen and promote inter- and intra-personal development K-12
  • Explore practices that activate SEL throughout the curriculum, in content areas, and throughout school-wide systems
  • Provide opportunities for professional and professional renewal and reflection

Who Should Attend

  • Principals and Division Heads
  • K-12 Educators
  • Counselors
  • SEL Coordinators
  • 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

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

Location Information

The Nueva School

Printable driving directions to The Nueva School's San Mateo campus can be found here.

Nearby Airport:
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - 6 miles

To help you get started on your search, IFSEL has compiled a list several hotels near The Nueva School. Please note that the hotels listed here are for reference only, and inclusion on this document does not represent a formal endorsement by IFSEL.

We recommend registrants book fully-refundable travel and accommodation. IFSEL is not liable for any costs incurred.

San Mateo Marriott
- 2 miles
Hyatt Regency SFO - 7 miles
Hilton SFO - 6 miles

Workshop Includes

  • A comprehensive binder of resources, materials and lesson plans
  • Connection with other educators
  • A hearty and healthy breakfast, lunch and plenty of snacks


Nov 2 & 3
The Nueva School

Advance Registration by September 29:

After September 29:



Group Rates Available: 4 registrations for the price of 3

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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.


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