2017 NoVo Social Emotional Learning Innovation Fund Award Winners Announced
Today Education First, NoVo Foundation and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors announced the winners of the Social Emotional Learning Innovation Awards. Nearly 500 teachers and over 300 districts across the country applied for an award, and 67 teachers and 30 districts were selected. The list of awardees is available here.
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is the process of developing fundamental skills for life success within supportive, participatory learning environments. SEL skills include recognizing and managing emotions, developing caring and concern for others, establishing positive relationships and making responsible decisions. These crucial capacities can be taught by classroom teachers to students of every background.