Building Community through Social Emotional Learning

1 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only 

This graduate course was designed for teachers, administrators, ISS, and other staff members to build capacity to support the social, emotional, and academic needs of all learners at Vicenza High School. The course will be broken down into four modules: 1) Building a Community for 21C Learning 2) The CASEL Framework for SEL 3) Relationship Building with All Learners 4) Strategies to Integrate SEL with Academic Content Each module will include a local face-to-face session facilitated by an ISS team and local teacher leaders at the school.

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for all staff, administrators, and ISSs at Vicenza High School.

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What You Will Learn

  • Build a community for 21C learning
  • Examine components of the CASEL SEL Framework
  • Understand the research about SEL
  • Build relationships with all learners
  • Analyze strategies to integrate SEL with academic content
  • Apply the learning from Modules 1-3 into practice and share with colleagues


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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