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Social and Emotional Learning Conference and Training Opportunities

Moving Forward with Social and Emotional Learning

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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

Social and Emotional Learning Webinar Series

During the 2018-2019 school year, DPI hosted monthly webinars on SEL topics of interest. The webinars are archived below. 





September 19 Getting Started: The CASEL Guide to Schoolwide SEL

Jo Salazar, LCSW

Manager of School Supports, CASEL
Archived video link
October 24 Social and Emotional Learning: A Foundation for Digital Citizenship

Chad Kleifoth

Digital Learning Consultant, DPI

Archived video link


November 21 Coaching and Social and Emotional Learning

Rachel J. Fregien, MS CCC-SLP

Coaching Support Consultant/Special Education Team

Research to Practice Inclusive Communities: Director of Coaching Supports

State Personnel Development Grant - Coordinator


Archived video link


January 23, 2019

Integrating SEL Competencies with Academic Instruction  

Archived Video Link


February 20 Assessment and Screening of SEL: Ready to Assess

Nick Yoder

Senior Technical Assistance Consultant, Midwest Comprehensive Center at American Institutes of Research

Archived Video Link


March 27 Trauma Sensitive Schools and SEL: Universal approaches to student wellness

Julie Incitti

School Social Work Consultant,  DPI

Archived Video Link 


April 24 SEL and PBIS: The Matrix

Kim Gulbrandson, PhD

Research and Evaluation Coordinator

Emilie O’Connor, MSW

Technical Assistance Coordinator

Wisconsin RtI Center

Archived Video Link


May 22 Using the WI SEL Competencies to support IEP Development

Jessica Nichols

Education Consultant, Special Education Team, DPI

Archived Video Link



Access to the 2018-2019 SEL webinar series, can be found here

For questions about this information, contact Beth Herman (608) 267-9242