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Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI) Podcast

The new podcast series from The Wallace Foundation shares findings and early lessons from a RAND Corporation study of the Foundation's Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative (PSELI).

The five-episode series features in-depth conversations with school/district and afterschool/out-of-school time leaders about their experiences working together to help children develop social and emotional skills.

PSELI is a comprehensive, multiyear initiative to explore whether and how children can benefit from intentional partnerships between schools and afterschool/out-of-school time programs focused on building social and emotional skills.

Episodes in the series focus on:

  • The importance of social and emotional learning and the initiative's design.
  • Developing adults' capacity to promote social and emotional learning in students.
  • Building effective partnerships between schools and afterschool/out-of-school time programs.
  • The role of designated coaches in promoting social and emotional learning.
  • Steps to integrate social and emotional learning across in- and out-of-school settings.

Start listening by clicking here.

Courtesy of NAA.