Training Highlights

Congratulations to Graduates of our Winter/Spring 2021 SEL Academy 2.0

In March 2021, practitioners from PSELI Phase 1 and Phase 2 OST sites completed the eight-part SEL Academy Series – clocking 24 hours of learning, practicing and implementing adult SEL self-care and mindfulness practices, climate and culture strategies, Afternoon Meeting and explicit instruction lessons, trauma-sensitive, inclusive and culturally responsive SEL practices that build equitable and…

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Adult SEL Blended Series: Tuning in for Self-Care and Empathy (OST)

Live and Self-paced Modules (see schedule below) Prerequisites: Afterschool professionals from a PSELI pilot school, Prime Time Registry ID. Live Session Time: 4 hours total; Self-Paced Session Time: 8 hours total; Session Materials: None The Adult SEL Series is an eight-part blended online professional learning offering designed to deepen intra- and inter-personal adult SEL guide…

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The Family Education and Engagement Train-the-Trainer session was a HUGE success!!

Representatives from both Phase 1 and Phase 2 attended the two hour training session. School day and OST staff came together to focus on three of the seven Family Engagement Modules: Introduction to SEL, Managing Stress and Family Emotional Safety.  We are looking forward to seeing the families from all of the PSELI schools learning and growing together!  

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Phase Two Onboarding Underway

The director and staff and Benoist Farms Elementary Afterschool Program, a Phase 2 PSELI site, participated in micro professional development and coaching check-in with the SEL specialist where they learned basic strategies to launch their implementation of adult SEL practice and in setting the foundation for delivering a regular afternoon meeting. Practitioners practiced the power pause,…

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A Successful Family Education and Engagement Train-the-Trainer Session

On Wednesday, October 14, 2020, school day and OST representatives from Phase 1 and Phase 2 sites attended the two hour Family Education and Engagement Train-the-Trainer session.  The focus on three of the seven Family Engagement Modules: Introduction to SEL, Managing Stress and Family Emotional Safety.  We are looking forward to seeing the families from all of…

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Kicking Off the 2020-2021 School Year with SEL

During the Week of July 27, 2020, school day staff from the PSELI schools participated in “Year 4 Summer Professional Development Series.” More than 300 teachers and instructional staff deepened their learning in best practices for classroom/campus climate and culture, explicit SEL curriculum, and integration and implementation of SEL in the classroom. More than 40 non-instructional staff from…

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