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CASEL, social emotional learning, SEL, bullying prevention, child safety, policy and advocacy

Joan Cole Duffell Recognized with Prestigious CASEL Award

The prestigious Mary Utne O’Brien Award is presented annually by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) — and this year, we are so proud to announce that our own Executive Director, Joan Cole Duffell is its recipient. Read More

Educators, Here Are 6 Ways You Can Encourage Parents to Visit

Have parents ever approached you about challenges with their teens? Have you seen the look of exhaustion on their faces? Maybe you’ve had one or more of those moments with your own teen. Do you remember feeling at a loss for what to say or do, oRead More

friendship making activity

Blocking Rumors to Help Stop Bullying—Activity

Level: Upper Elementary | Help students create a positive classroom climate! In this activity, upper elementary students will create posters showing ways they can be kind.

Grades 3-5—Spreading rumors can be hurtful. Here, upper elementary students learn to identify misleading information, check their facts, and block rumors.Read More