States and Districts Lead the Way: How Social-Emotional Learning Is Improving Outcomes Across the Country We invite you to watch this US congressional briefing hosted by CASEL, Committee for Children, and the Learning Policy Institute, and sponsored by Representative Tim Ryan (OH) and Senator Chris Murphy (CT). The briefing, which focused on how state Departments of Education and school districts are leading with social-emotional learning policies and best practices, took place on October 25, 2017 in the Russell Senate Building in Washington, DC. Joan Cole Duffell, Executive Director of Committee for Children, made opening remarks. The presentation featured Roger Weissberg, Chief Knowledge Officer of CASEL; Maisha Riddlesprigger, Principal, DC Public Schools; Traci Davis, Superintendent of Washoe County School District, Nevada; Beth Herman, Safe Schools Healthy Students, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction; and Hanna Melnick, Learning Policy Institute. Watch to learn more. Read the followup article about this event to learn more about the presenters.