Committee for Children Blog

Navigating 2020 with the Help of Social-Emotional Learning

Despite the shifting landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic and the sociopolitical turmoil of 2020, Committee for Children’s Second Step® teams rose to support district administrators, school leaders, educators, and students when they needed it most. Here are five highlights from 2020.Read More


2018 Midterm Election Lesson: Adults Should Model Social-Emotional Skills

Adults can help foster a more peaceful society using social-emotional skills like empathy, and by supporting children.

Over the past couple of years, America’s children have seen adults doing things that social-emotional programs specifically teach them NOT to do: bullying, ridiculing, and threatening. Committee for Children’s executive director suggests how adults should practice social-emotional skills.Read More