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with David Griffith, Melissa Mellor, and the Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy
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Building students' social and emotional skills leads to improved behavior and academic achievement and can even translate to success later in life.
Join ASCD and the Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy for the release of our research on state- and district-level policies and practices related to social and emotional learning.
In this webinar, you'll discover how state-level policies have been developed to help schools address social and emotional learning in the classroom, how states and districts are measuring student progress with social and emotional learning competencies, and the opportunities and challenges that states and districts face in supporting students' social and emotional learning development.
The webinar will also address how an academic leader state, like Massachusetts, is considering next steps in incorporating social and emotional learning to further improve student learning outcomes.
During this presentation, we will also share real-world social and emotional learning examples and best practices at the state, district, and school levels.
Recorded November 18, 2015
Community of Excellence: Poverty and Equity
David Griffith is the senior director of government relations, leading ASCD's efforts to influence education decision-making at the local, state, and federal levels and overseeing the development and implementation of the association's legislative agenda. Previously, he was the director of governmental and public affairs for the National Association of State Boards of Education.
Melissa Mellor is ASCD's manager of public policy outreach. In this role she helps to engage ASCD members in education advocacy and promotes education policies that support the whole child. Previously, she worked on high school redesign initiatives at the Council of Chief State School Officers and researched state education policy issues at Education Week's Editorial Projects in Education.
The Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy works to improve public education through well-informed decision-making based on deep knowledge and evidence of effective policymaking and practice. As Massachusetts' preeminent voice in public education reform, we create open spaces for educators and policymakers to consider evidence, discuss cutting-edge issues, and develop new approaches to advance student learning and achievement. Through our staunch commitment to independent, non-partisan research and constructive conversations, we work to promote an education system that provides every child with the opportunity to be successful in school and in life. For more information, please visit www.renniecenter.org.
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