Supports for Institutionalization of Social Decision Making and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL).
- Link SEL Programming with Primary and Priority Functions of the Organization
- Infusing SEL skills into the Board-approved curriculum
- Linking with National and State Standards and Standardized Testing
- Linking SEL to existing mandates for annual goal-setting
- Establish New Roles for SEL Leadership and Management
- Attend to the Needs of Adult Learners
- Plan structured practice opportunities infused within academic content areas and classroom policy/procedures.
- Plan Extensions of SEL Within and Beyond the School Walls
- Community service projects
- Involve parents
- Train other adults in the community
- Share Innovations and Effective Practices
From "Institutionalizing SEL programming: Lessons and illustrations from the field," Linda Bruene Butler, Jeffrey S. Kress, & John Clabby New York State ASD Newsletter (1999)