About the Institution: The mission of the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) is to help make evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL) an integral part of education from preschool through high school. CASEL and its broad network of collaborators are working together to turn momentum for SEL into a national movement. (Read more)
Life Skills-Related: Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. The widely used Framework for Systemic Social and Emotional Learning identifies five core competencies that educate hearts, inspire minds, and help people navigate the world more effectively.