Creating Safe and Supportive School Communities Conference
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Student Services/Prevention and Wellness Team invites a wide range of stakeholders to the Creating Safe and Supportive School Communities Summer Institute June 15 – June 16, 2020 at the Kalahari in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Dive into universal strategies to support student wellness and mental health. June 15th will include full day pre-conference sessions on bullying prevention, anti- human trafficking, school-based mental health, SEL, trauma informed schools, and SEL and IEP supports. June 16th will include a rich variety of informative and engaging breakout sessions.
Be sure to also visit the Expanding School-Based Mental Health in Wisconsin Schools website for more information on the 2020 School Mental Health Summit on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells.
Moving Forward with Social and Emotional Learning
Schools have been implementing SEL by focusing on building awareness, commitment, and creating a plan. Many teams are ready for the next steps. "Day 1" and "Day 2" trainings are available throughout the state. Check out the information provided by the Wisconsin Safe and Healthy Schools Center for dates, times, and locations on the following topics:
- Cultivating adult SEL
- Promoting SEL for students
- Using data for continuous quality improvement
SEL Training of Trainers
In this Training of Trainers, participants will learn how to train staff in the fundamentals of Social and Emotional Learning and will receive all the materials needed to do so. The training materials are provided in six core modules:
- Why SEL?
- What is SEL?
- SEL Frameworks
- School/District Implementation
- Classroom Implementation
- Building Adult SEL Competence
These modules can be implemented as one whole day of training, or divided up over time. For more information on registration
Social and Emotional Learning Webinar Series
During the 2019-2020 school year, DPI hosts monthly webinars on SEL topics of interest. These webinars are located below.
|November 11||SEL Example of Practice: Franklin Public Schools||Beth Herman|
|December 3||SEL Webinar: Student SEL Competence Assessment||Clark McKown|
|January 6||SEL Example of Practice: Choosing and Evidence-Based Curriculum|
SEL Example of Practice: Choosing Competencies of Focus
|February 2||Using the DPI SEL Competencies|
|February 20||Integration SEL Skills with Academics|