Maine educators and school staff dedicate their lives towards the betterment of youth, equipping each child, Pre-K through 12th grade, with the necessary tools and supporting students each day to meet their goals for a successful future.
March 10, 2023 is International SEL (social emotional learning) Day. Developing and practicing healthy Social and Emotional Teaching and Learning has been researched to show benefits in:
- Teaching and Learning Academic Content
- Protecting Mental Health
- Fostering a Sense of Belonging
- Growing Curiosity
- Deepening Collaborative and Individual Problem-Solving Skills
- Strengthening Our Knowledge Of Ourselves And Others
The Maine Department of Education has resources for educators on SEL4ME. SEL4US offers free registration (link below) for a full day of professional development and additional SEL offerings.