National Events

Upcoming SEL Events Around the Country

All listed times are ET.

Emotional Intelligence in Colleges & Universities (EQ in C&U) 2022

Start date: June 28, 2022 - End date: June 30, 2022
Time: 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location: Online
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In the face of emotional challenges, we need more emotional intelligence. At EQ in C&U 2022, we’ll explore the latest science and practice of emotional intelligence for learning and working smarter. This online conference includes keynote panels, experiential sessions, facilitated group experiences, and resource sharing – in a highly engaging online format. Participants will be educators, leaders/executives, students and scholars from around the globe in a wide range of colleges and universities (community, professional, research, etc).

Past National Events

Educator Wellness Webinar: Rest and Recharge

Date: March 11, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Online
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Supporting educator wellbeing is critical as we continue through the 2021-22 school year. Join us for a 30-minute participatory webinar where we’ll practice exercises to support your wellbeing and help you hit the reset button.
– Take a short break from your busy schedule with exercises to help you recenter and refocus
– Use movement and creative expression to re-energize and look forward to the rest of the school year.

Social & Emotional Learning Day Webinar

Date: March 11, 2022
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Online
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In honor of the 3rd annual International SEL (Social Emotional Learning) Day & support for the #SELDay movement, Lyceum Global invites you to join us for a FREE webinar on Social & Emotional Learning. During this 1-hour webinar, our EI expert coaches will share tips & strategies to equip educators, parents, administration, & caregivers in incorporating Emotional Intelligence with children. They will provide activities to develop SEL competencies such as self-awareness, self-management, social-awareness, relationship building, and decision making.

#SELday Live Chat with Classroom Champions & Sam Bosco

Date: March 11, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Online

Join us on #SELDay, Friday, March 11th from 10–11 am PT for a FREE webinar as we at Classroom Champions host a Live Chat with 2x Paralympic Bronze Medalist in Cycling, Sam Bosco. Sam will talk about her athletic achievements and how she sets short-term and long-term goals, perseveres through tough times, and stays motivated in all aspects of her life — providing a real-world perspective for kids on how SEL is a lifelong journey

Parents, EQuip Our Kids!

Date: March 11, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
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To mark the third annual SEL Day, join other parents and national leaders to learn about how to best equip your kids with the emotional life skills they’ll need for success in school, relationships, work, and life.

Watch the full event video or view the archive of video clips.


SEL Day Social-Emotional Learning Advocacy Workshop

Date: March 11, 2022
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Online
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Join Committee for Children and the SELinEDU community to celebrate the third-annual SEL Day by taking action to protect and promote social-emotional learning (SEL). Now, more than ever, it’s vital that your lawmakers and decision makers hear from you directly on why it’s important for young people and adults to have access to SEL. In this workshop, we’ll discuss effective ways to talk about and advocate for SEL. We’ll also practice crafting advocacy messages to prompt other community members to take action at the local, state, or federal levels on SEL Day. No advocacy experience is necessary to participate in this workshop!

Danceathon SELebration with Move This World on Flipgrid

Date: March 11, 2022
All-day event
Location: Online
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You can participate in a free Move This World exercise on Flipgrid on SEL Day! Find the Topic of the Day in the Discovery Library on Flipgrid to practice expressing yourself through movement and dance.

SEL Day 2022

Date: March 11, 2022
All-day event
Location: Online

SEL4US and The Urban Assembly invite schools and communities around the globe to celebrate the third annual International SEL Day on Friday, March 11, 2022. Our theme this year is: Finding Common Ground, Pursuing Common Good.

SEL Day 2022 Dance Party!

Date: March 11, 2022
All-day event
Location: Online
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Music and movement supports children’s social and emotional development and this is a great moment for all of us to show our support for growing big hearted kids! We hope that you — and the families you work with — will dance your way into this special day with us with a social media dance party. This is a party where everyone is invited. Share a short video on your favorite social media site between now and 3/11/22 and tag #SELday and #BigHeartWorld

Commit to 1% with Mindfulness-Based SEL

Date: March 11, 2022
All-day event
Location: Online
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Teachers and students will lead a variety of mindfulness and yoga practices throughout the day via Zoom, connecting classrooms as they “Commit to 1%” and prioritize their well-being and SEL.

Using Restorative Circles for Difficult Conversations

Date: March 10, 2022
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Online
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Peace Peddler, Inc. is celebrating SELday 2022 and invites you to a restorative circle to build your capacity to facilitate difficult conversations and develop trusting and collaborative relationships.

The True Value of Learning from Others

Date: March 10, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Online
In keeping with the SEL Day 2022 theme: Finding Common Ground – Pursuing Common Good, this webinar presented by Harmony SEL and SEL4CA, will discuss how sharing your story contributes to valuing different perspectives and strengthens the power as one diverse community. Attendees will also gain a deeper insight on cultivating and elevating community voices, and identify strategies to help others feel empowered.

Building Empathy: Measuring & Improving Perspective-Taking

Date: March 8, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
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In honor of SEL Day 2022, join us for a free webinar exploring how to measure and improve perspective-taking, a core SEL skill. We will discuss examples of perspective-taking, how to build this skill through classroom instruction and activities, and how to assess student competency. Hear real-world examples of how to help students effectively communicate and reach common goals with others.

#SELday Twitter Chat

Date: March 7, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Online
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Join The Urban Assembly and SEL4US for a Twitter chat to discuss SEL best practices, how you plan to celebrate the third annual #SELday on March 11th, and more!

Advocacy Workshop

Date: March 3, 2022
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Zoom
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Join us for a FREE, interactive advocacy workshop where we will practice what to say and how to say it to spark change on the issues impacting SEL in your local community, state, or Congress. You will walk away with next steps on how to contact decision-makers and a message ready to advocate! This webinar will prepare us to strongly advocate SEL together on the 3rd annual SEL Day, March 11th!

SEL Resource Showcase 2022

Date: February 16, 2022
Time: 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location: Online
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Riding the Wave: SEL Innovations in the COVID Era

Learn from SEL leaders and other national SEL experts in this dynamic professional learning event.

On the virtual conference platform, experience interactive plenary presentations, attend live breakout sessions, explore exhibit booths, and network with other SEL champions. Whether you have a strong SEL program to build on or are looking for a new SEL approach, this event will provide you with valuable insights and options. Register for FREE!

SEL Resource Virtual Showcase

Date: November 16, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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In the midst of COVID-19 and systemic racism, schools and out-of-school time organizations across Massachusetts are moving forward with plans for the future. Social and emotional needs are more pressing than ever and communities are considering a range of SEL programs and assessment as part of their overall approach.

With so many options to consider, it is challenging to decide what is right for your community.

At this SEL Providers Virtual Showcase, panels of experts will provide guidance on factors to consider in selecting SEL programs and assessments and identifying potential funding sources. And you will have the opportunity to learn about offerings from multiple SEL providers—in one place, in one day.

2021 SEL Exchange Virtual Summit

Date: October 14, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online

Beyond Talk: Building Tomorrow Together—SEL and Civic Learning for Empowered Youth

Hosted by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), the Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) Exchange is a unique and timely national forum for those who are committed to creating caring, productive, and equitable schools and communities that develop the whole child and ensure that all students can thrive. With demand for SEL at an all-time high, now is the time to come together, share what we know, and anchor ourselves in advancing high-quality research, implementation practice, and policies.

Rising from Challenges to SELutions

Date: September 15, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online
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Texas’s Inaugural Statewide SEL Conference!

Hosted by SEL4TX, this virtual event provides a full day of high quality sessions presented by SEL thought leaders from around the nation and across the state. At a time when challenges in education have reached an all-time high, the need for SEL in schools has never been greater.
All education professionals are welcome. The conference is perfect for district, school, and classroom educators who are preparing to implement SEL approaches and programs in the coming school year. This unique and timely conference will leave participants feeling inspired and equipped to Rise From Challenges to SELutions!

Early Bird (before August 1, 2021) – $99

After August 1, 2021 – $119

CEs offered for most education professionals!

  • Teachers
  • Counselors
  • School/district administrators
  • School psychologists/LSSPs
  • Social Workers

2021 Music City SEL Virtual Conference

Start date: June 23, 2021 - End date: June 25, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online

The Music City SEL Conference is an exciting annual event hosted by Alignment Nashville’s SEL A-Team, a group consisting of leaders from Metro Nashville Public Schools and various partnering community organizations. Since the inaugural conference, diverse community partners, mental health providers, and experts on the forefront of the SEL movement have come together to offer content that engages participants in powerful discussions and experiential learning that holds the potential to transform school culture, strengthen support systems, and improve the overall success and wellness of students.

2021 National Social and Emotional Learning Conference

Start date: May 17, 2021 - End date: May 19, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Virtual

SEL & Equity Creating Community

Join us for three days of high quality events presented by some of the top SEL thought-leaders in the nation, a keynote presentation with Dena Simmons, Ed.D., immersive skill-building workshops, exciting plenary sessions, special offerings from our sponsors and of course, networking with colleagues. This year’s conference includes an option for a digital Access Pass to see some recordings of sessions you missed!

All education professionals welcome. Perfect for district and school thought-leaders preparing to implement new SEL approaches and programs in the upcoming school year.