Berman, S. (2018, May 23). Eight Lessons on Social-Emotional Learning From a Superintendent. Retrieved July 11, 2018

Across a 25-year career, I’ve served as a superintendent in four varied districts, from small exurban to large urban to suburban. In each, social and emotional learning has been pivotal in improving not only school climate, but also student academic performance, teacher morale, and students’ sense of connectedness to school. Over time, my work has taught me a number of important lessons that are key to ensuring the success of social and emotional learning efforts, particularly when the goal is districtwide implementation.

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