Participants in this webinar session will learn how to organize their schools and districts around social, emotional, and academic development. By engaging in an interactive guided implementation model, participants will gain insight into the importance of explicitly teaching, assessing, integrating and sustaining SEL concepts in their schools and districts.
David Adams is the Director of Social-Emotional Learning at The Urban Assembly and serves on the CASEL Board of Directors. He previously served as the Social-Emotional Learning Coordinator for District 75 where he shaped the District's approach to social-emotional learning for students with severe cognitive and behavioral challenges. He has worked internationally in schools in England, standing up and evaluating programs of positive behavioral supports and Social-Emotional Learning as a research intern at Yale University’s Health, Emotion and Behavior Lab, and published multiple academic papers around the relationship of social-emotional competence, and student academic and behavioral outcomes.