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California SEL and Communities of Practice

​​​​​​California SEL Community of Practice​

For California County Offices of Education​.  Get on email list.

Orange County SEL Community of Practice

Join the Orange County SEL Community of Practice meetup​.  Get on email list.

Upcoming Meetings:


Resources and Guidelines

California Guide to SEL Resources
California Dept of Education developed a curated guide to online SEL resources linked to the state SEL guidelines.

California's Social and Emotional Learning Guiding Principles
California's Social and Emotional Guidelines announced in 2018 created to inform and support local SEL implementation using evidence and research-based practices.  

California's Social and Emotional Learning Guiding Principles - one-page summary​​
One-page summary of the five California guidelines for social and emotional learning​.

Emerging Insights from States' Efforts to Strengthen Social and Emotional Learning
This CASEL brief shares 8 key learnings from state and school district practices including customizing the approach to SEL, addressing equity and cultural competence, and supporting professional development.

Encouraging SEL: Next Steps for States
This 2018 brief from CASEL discusses recommendations for state agencies on the incorporation of SEL into accountability and continuous improvement plans.

 Visit sel4ca.org​ to learn more about bringing culturally responsive social emotional learning and its impact to California schools and communities.