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Summer 2018 Road Map Region Social and Emotional Learning Symposium

POSTED ON May 10, 2018

Whole Child, Whole Day: A Social Emotional Learning Symposium

Join us on August 10th at Highline College for Whole Child, Whole Day: A Social Emotional Learning Symposium! The day will be an interactive professional development experience to strengthen your capacity to create equity-based learning environments that support the whole child across the whole day, focusing on shifting adult practices and systems to better serve youth of color in the Road Map region.

Registration is live and available here or at tinyurl.com/SELsym2018. The event flyer is available here.

Community Building at YDEKC’s 2017 SEL Symposium

We will be updating this page with more information, including presenters and logistics, as we get closer to the event.

Event Description: An interactive professional development symposium to strengthen your capacity to create equity-based learning environments that support the whole child across the whole day, with a focus on shifting adult practices and systems to better serve youth of color in the Road Map region. The Symposium will take place on Friday, August 10, from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Highline College. This event has been planned by a committee of the Youth Development for Education Results Roadmap Workgroup staffed by YDEKC.

Audience: Practitioners and leaders within organizations and systems working in the education and youth development sectors to eliminate opportunity gaps for children aged 5 to young adult

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand and articulate the value of social emotional learning to youth success in and outside of school
  • Understand the role social emotional learning can play in racial equity within learning environments and systems
  • Identify strategies and practices that cultivate a whole child approach across the whole day
  • Identify and practice techniques to improve and address our own social emotional skills and identity-related biases
  • Network, share perspectives and expertise, and cultivate relationships and partnerships within and across sectors

For more information on past Symposia, check out resources from our 2016 Symposium and 2017 Symposium.