The forum is part of Senator Spilka's MetroWest Kids Initiative, designed to identify strategies to help children in MetroWest learn, grow and succeed, with a focus on social-emotional learning. SEL is a research-backed framework to bring skills like stress management, positive relationship-building, responsible decision-making and empathy into classrooms.
- Senator Karen E. Spilka (D-Ashland)
- Jennifer Poulos, Associate Director, Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy
- Debra Bromfield, Director of Student Services, Canton Public Schools
- Rachelle Engler Bennett, Associate Commissioner, Student and Family Support, MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
- Richard Fournier, Director of District Partnerships, Transforming Education
Discussion of social-emotional learning and opportunities for implementation in MetroWest schools
January 9, 2018 - 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Warren Conference Center and Inn
529 Chestnut Street, Ashland
NOTE: This event is free and open to the public; attendees must RSVP via Eventbrite.
|Senator Spilka Hosts Social-Emotional Learning Forum - Tuesday Jan 9 @ 6pm, Ashland|
The exSEL Network is led by the exSEL Coalition, whose members include the Massachusetts Association of School Committees, Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents, Massachusetts Organization of Educational Collaboratives and Massachusetts School Administrators Association. The exSEL Coalition's non-profit partners, the Rennie Center and Teachers 21, provide expertise, support and training for the network.