Catalyzing Future Directions of Social and Emotional Learning Assessment
This summary report was prepared by a collaborative team of researchers, educational practitioners, and data scientists from the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence (YCEI) and the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). Through carefully facilitated discourse, five essential next phases of work were identified. In this report [HYPERLINK], we share the process and findings and conclude with a plan for advancing these essential next steps as a collective through the development and sharing of introductory SEL assessment learning modules.
Access the summary report.
New! Webinar on SEL Assessment and Practitioner Perspectives (Nov 2019)
Where are we with SEL assessment and where do we need to move to help ensure data truly inspires practice? The Assessment Work Group leads a conversation with researcher Clark McKown from xSEL Labs and members of the National Practitioners Advisory Group, Brenda McLaughlin of BellXcel and Susan Ward Roncalli of the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Ready to Lead: A 2019 Update of Principals’ Perspectives on How Social and Emotional Learning Can Prepare Children and Transform Schools
Principals are more ready than ever to bring SEL to their schools. That’s the key takeaway from a new report of U.S. principals, Ready to Lead: A 2019 Update of Principals’ Perspectives on How Social and Emotional Learning Can Prepare Children and Transform Schools, produced by Civic and Hart Research Associates for CASEL and funded by the Assessment Work Group. Following up on a 2017 report of principals, the new report surveyed 710 principals nationwide, kindergarten through high school.
Student Social and Emotional Competence Assessment: The Current State of the Field and a Vision for the Future
Developed by the Assessment Work Group and primarily authored by Clark McKown, this report summarizes the current state of the field of SEL assessment and offers a vision for its future.
Making SEL Assessment Work: Ten Practitioner Beliefs
As part of the overall initiative, a multi-disciplinary, multi-level National Practitioner Advisory Group (NPAG) was created to more fully engage and understand practitioner perspectives on SEL Assessment. Over the course of a year the members discussed several issues and produced this statement of ten beliefs and action items along with resources to support this work.