National Events

Upcoming National Events

School Climate Conference 2024

Start date: April 24, 2024
End date: April 26, 2024
All-day event
Location: Pechanga Resort | Temecula, California
School Climate Conference 2024

Join us in the heart of Southern California to learn the latest trends, policies, data and interventions impacting School Climate. This three day conference will engage participants in a professional development opportunity to gain critical insight to improve school climate for all students, staff and parents. Click “Learn More” to register now!

Past Events

SEL Day 2024

Date: March 8, 2024
All-day event
Location: Online

SEL4US and The Urban Assembly invite schools and communities around the globe to celebrate the fifth annual International SEL Day on Friday, March 8, 2024. Our theme this year is: Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Leaders.

SEL4US SEL Resource Showcase

Date: January 18, 2024
Time: 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Online
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Whether you have a strong SEL approach that you are seeking to enhance or you are looking to head in a new direction, this event will provide you with valuable options and strategies. Learn from national experts and exchange tips with other SEL leaders and champions in this dynamic professional development event.

Through the virtual conference platform, experience interactive plenary presentations, select a choice of live breakout sessions, explore exhibit booths, and network with other participants.

Highlights include:

  • Leading SEL provider organizations on innovative online SEL strategies, using SEL assessments to inform instructional practice and data-driven decision-making, and more.
  • Educators and youth development professionals from across the country on successful models of SEL in their communities

Due to generous support received, you can register for this event at no charge.

Join for all or part of the day. Take action now to ensure yourself a spot!

The 2023 Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health

Start date: December 5, 2023
End date: December 7, 2023
All-day event
Location: New Orleans, LA
The 2023 Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health

Each year, the Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health brings together leaders, practitioners, researchers, family members, advocates, and other partners in the school mental health field to share the latest research and best practices. The conference emphasizes a shared school-family-community agenda to bring mental health promotion, prevention, and intervention to students and families as part of a multi-tiered system of supports. This conference is hosted by the National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH).

CASEL 2023 SEL Exchange

Start date: November 7, 2023
End date: November 9, 2023
All-day event
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
CASEL 2023 SEL Exchange

For the first time since 2019, the SEL Exchange is back in person! Join researchers, policy leaders, educators, and members of the SEL community as we explore the latest SEL innovations and evidence, with a focus on the importance of advancing adult SEL that promotes SEL for young people. Hosted by CASEL, the Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) Exchange is the nation’s largest forum on SEL. It is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to connect and learn with leaders from around the world.

The theme for 2023 is “Leaders as Learners: Building the Village Our Children Need.” When adults and students alike have meaningful, inclusive opportunities to learn and develop social and emotional skills, we build a village where everyone thrives.

Black SEL Summit

Start date: September 28, 2023
End date: September 29, 2023
All-day event
Location: North Carolina Central University - 1801 Fayettville Street, New Student Center, Durham, NC 27707
Black SEL Summit

Black SEL Summit looks to reach, teach and build a system of strong black leaders that understand the importance of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and ways to expose and sustain SEL in black communities. We look forward to you joining us this year to “SAY IT LOUD.”

Proceeds generated from ticket sales will help build the capacity for Dangers of the Mind’s Education Fund. Please keep in mind the work that we do and how your contribution will help when purchasing tickets.

SEL SUMMER INSTITUTE

Start date: August 2, 2023
End date: August 4, 2023
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location: Cambridge, MA
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Raise the BAR: Building And Refining Strategies
for Social Emotional Learning!

Annual, supported, spiraled learning that focuses on building an SEL culture with your Team and your unique SEL roadmap. Our SEL Summer Institute helps prepare leaders and practitioners to develop SEL strategies that support student growth.

Let’s Talk: BlackSEL + Teach For The Culture

Date: July 20, 2023
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Online
Let’s Talk: BlackSEL + Teach For The Culture

Understanding the complexities of Black and Brown students is the first step in understanding the most effective way to teach them. Teachers who disregard the impact or historical context of race on Black children’s schooling experiences, resources, communities, and parent interactions will do harm to their academic experience. Join us for a collective webinar about the importance of teaching for the culture with Founder of Teach For The Culture herself Shauna Brown!

Please join us for Texas’s Second Annual Conference on SEL!

Date: June 7, 2023
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Online
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Hosted by the Social-Emotional Learning Alliance for Texas (SEL4TX), this virtual event provides a full day of high quality sessions presented by SEL thought leaders from around the nation and across the state. With growing challenges in education, widening gaps in student learning, and educator burnout at an all-time high, the need for SEL in schools has never been greater.

All education professionals are welcome. This conference is perfect for district, school, and classroom educators who are looking for strategies and practices that support the academic, social, and emotional development of the students they serve.

This unique and timely conference will leave participants feeling inspired and better equipped for ‘Making it Happen!’.

Continuing Professional Education* (CPE) credits available for all educators in Texas

*SEL4TX is a pre-approved CPE provider for the State of Texas
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Don’t miss our SPECIAL SESSION featuring Dr. Hinojosa, Ross Wiener and Janet Horton!

Building an SEL Nation – The Urban Assembly SEL Symposium 2023

Date: June 2, 2023
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: 225 Liberty Street New York, NY 10281
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Join for a day centered around Social Emotional Learning! Building an SEL Nation – The 6th annual Urban Assembly Social Emotional Learning Symposium is presented by Teach Us and UMass Global, with special thanks to the Carnegie Foundation.

The 2023 SEL Symposium will be a day filled with experts from across the country engaging in fireside chats, offering workshops, and participating in panels. You’ll hear from New York City students and educators about their experience with Social Emotional Learning, and you’ll get to connect with educators, administrators, and education organizations who put student-centered SEL at the forefront of their work!

School Safety and Response to Trauma In the Classroom and in the Community

Date: May 17, 2023
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Online
School Saftey

Today, school communities face unique threats to their security, ranging from targeted violence (including bomb threats) to cyber security threats to in-house school threats. For educators, preparing for these threats is essential, particularly through school safety drills and de-escalation strategies to address dangerous students and possible intruders on campus. But still, all aspects of this are traumatic, causing extreme distress and fear for children and adults alike.

This presentation will address true potential threats and real-life situations. Join a panel of experts: Dr. Terri M. Pieretti, Dr. Saul Lankster, Dr. Clara Amador-Lankster, Amara Watson-Lankster, Hayato Yuuki and will include Ryan E. Demmon, a representative from the FBI. The panel will examine proactive safe-school strategies and dig into the complexity of active school shootings and mass shootings and discuss impact that these have on schools and society. The panelists will also weigh in on the roles that school culture and relationships play in school safety. Discussion on the effects of the dark web and school safety will include data addressing the root causes of crimes against children.