The Arizona Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Course is a self-paced and self-guided training that will focus on developing and understanding Arizona's SEL Competencies and developing a systemic implementation of the social-emotional learning within their school or organization. This is an online course and is offered at no cost.
The course has four main outcomes:
Build a strong foundation in social-emotional learning that includes equity-based, culturally responsive, and trauma-sensitive practices
Strategies and practices to strengthen adult SEL competencies and capacity
Strategies and practices to promote and integrate SEL for students
Systemic planning for the classroom, school, or organization-wide implementation
Special Note: This course is designed to be taken as a school team, leadership team, or district team, but individual educators may choose to take this course on their own as well. Please choose the class that best fits your needs: Individual Educator, Teams, or Train-the-Trainer.
Continuing a previous partnership between the Arizona-based PAXIS Institute, the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith, and Family (GOYFF), and the Arizona Healthcare Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), ADE has announced a two-year partnership to provide social-emotional professional development training for Arizona teachers.
The PAX Good Behavior Game is a universal preventive intervention that not only improves classroom behavior and educational outcomes but also provides a lifetime of benefits for every child by improving self-regulation and co-regulation with peers.
All Arizona educators have access to the Discovery Education Experience at no cost. Discovery Education offers supplementary resources that naturally include and integrate social and emotional learning competencies.
Visit our Discovery Education page to learn more about how to access the platform for free and view upcoming webinars to learn how to best leverage Discovery Education in your classroom.
ADE is a grantee for Project AWARE I and II grants, each lasting five years. Funded through the Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Project AWARE supports the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan of activities, services, and strategies to decrease youth violence and support the healthy development of school-aged youths.
Learn more about Project AWARE I and II subgrantees and support projects, including QPR Suicide Prevention Training and Youth Mental Health First Aid Training.
The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence’s new course Managing Emotions in Times of Uncertainty and Stress is available on Coursera. Rolling admissions are open from December 8, 2020, through May 8, 2022.
This PD is a free, 10-hour course designed to help school staff better manage their emotions and create supportive learning environments for students. Leading experts in psychology, education, and research at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence deliver the contents of this course. Participants will complete coursework at their own pace and create an action plan to enhance their personal and professional growth.