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Committee for Children Releases New Social-Emotional Learning Material for Educators to Build an Authentic Culture of Equity and Belonging Among Staff and Students

Committee for Children releases a new learning module on equity and belonging as part of its professional development program for K–12 educators and leaders, Second Step® SEL for Adults. The new module seeks to support educators’ social-emotional well-being by creating a welcoming and inclusive school climate where everyone feels that they belong and are appreciated, a key indicator of personal, professional, and academic success. Read More


Committee for Children Announces Departure of Chief Operating Officer

Committee for Children today announced the departure of the organization’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), John Hults, effective March 15, 2021. Hults is leaving to pursue another opportunity and Kelsie Longbrake, VP of Finance and Operations has been appointed to the role of interim COO.Read More


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Committee for Children Names Policy and Advocacy Vice President

Committee for Children, a global leader in research-based social-emotional learning (SEL), has appointed Jordan Posamentier as Vice President of Policy and Advocacy, effective February 7, 2022. In this newly created role, Posamentier will join the executive leadership team and report directly to Committee for Children CEO Andrea Lovanhill.Read More