Committee for Children Blog
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SEL for Today: A New Second Step® Elementary Digital Program Is Coming Spring 2021

Our long-standing commitment to listening to these leaders’ voices has helped us continuously improve our research- and evidence-based social-emotional learning (SEL) programs. Today, that commitment brings us to an exciting announcement: the release of our new, fully web-based Second Step® Elementary digital program this spring. Read More


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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 three highlights from 2020.Read More


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Building Student Engagement Through SEL

Social-emotional competencies are vital to kids’ short- and long-term success—not just during the pandemic, but after it, too. Educators can nurture these skills by providing children explicit opportunities for social-emotional learning (SEL).Read More