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NeMTSS Virtual Summit | Climate: Collaboration to Support Students (Middle, High School)

Pat Conner Consultant, The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Families & Schools


The shifts in these last months have heightened our understanding of how students’ social and emotional competencies (including how to cope with stresses, maintain relationships across distance, and make responsible decisions in unstructured learning environments) support their learning and development. Students are best able to develop and apply these competencies when caring adults work together to create equitable learning environments where all students feel like they belong and have consistent opportunities to learn about, reflect on, and practice SEL, explore their social and cultural identities, and express their voice and agency. This workshop will help you intentionally build inclusive environments—even with physical distancing—that center student social, emotional, and academic development.