National Events

Upcoming National Events

SEL Day 2023

Date: March 10, 2023
All-day event
Location: Online

SEL4US and The Urban Assembly invite schools and communities around the globe to celebrate the fourth annual International SEL Day on Friday, March 10, 2023. Our theme this year is: Uplifting Hearts, Connecting Minds.

School Climate Conference

Start date: April 26, 2023
End date: April 28, 2023
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Temecula, California
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Visit the heart of Southern California to learn the latest trends, policies, data and interventions impacting School Climate.  This 3 day conference will engage participants in a professional development opportunity to gain critical insight to improve school climate for all students, staff and parents.

Past National Events

Whole Child Policy: Setting a Whole Child Vision

Date: December 7, 2022
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Location: Online

In this webinar, experts will share actions states can take to foster coherence and alignment around a whole child vision, including assessing statewide needs and assets and building data systems for continuous improvement. State leaders who have taken on this work will also describe their process to create a whole child vision and share lessons learned.

Leading a Legacy 2022 SEL Vision Summit

Date: November 3, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
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Hosted by Aperture Education, the SEL Vision Summit: Leading a Legacy is an opportunity to collaborate with people like you — those committed to advancing social and emotional learning (SEL) to embrace the whole child and prepare students for a successful future. When we implement intentional, evidence-based, research-backed SEL practices we are laying a strong foundation for our students’ current and future achievements.

2022 SEL Exchange Virtual Summit

Date: October 13, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Online

The annual Social and Emotional Learning Exchange Virtual Summit brings education champions together to learn and share insights that advance evidence, practices, and policies in support of all young people.

This year’s virtual summit, Weaving a New Tapestry: Schools, Families and Communities Together, aims to build deeper, multi-directional partnerships that benefit all students and adults. Join us to connect the common threads and spark innovations with social and emotional learning (SEL)

Black SEL Summit

Date: September 30, 2022
Time: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location: North Carolina Central University
Black SEL Summit

Black SEL Matters looks to reach, teach and build a system of strong black leaders that understand the importance of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and ways to expose and sustain SEL in black communities. In this summit, Black SEL Matters will highlight and elevate the educators and voices of African American people in the social-emotional field.

SEL4TX 2nd Annual Virtual Conference on SEL

Date: September 28, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Online
SEL4TX 2ND Annual SEL Conference

Hosted by the Social-Emotional Learning Alliance for Texas (SEL4TX), this virtual event provides a full day of high quality sessions presented by SEL thought leaders from around the nation and across the state.

With growing challenges in education, widening gaps in student learning, and educator burnout at an all-time high, the need for SEL in schools has never been greater.

Innovative SEL: Using LEGO to Support Student Mental Health

Date: September 6, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Online
Innovative SEL: Using LEGO to Support Student Mental Health

Attend this webinar to discover strategies and lessons for using LEGO to engage students in social-emotional skills related to mindfulness, joy and relaxation, all with an eye on supporting student mental health through play.

Culturally Responsive Professional Learning: What is it.. and What Isn’t it?

Date: August 18, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Online

During this harried political time, lines between SEL, DEI, and CRT have become blurry. As providers, educators, and school stakeholders, we may be wondering what to talk about, how to talk about it, and how it fits within the frame of high-quality professional learning in SEL.

Join us for an engaging discussion on the role of professional learning in this new age of SEL. Come with your questions, your concerns, and your stories. All voices welcome!

Emotional Intelligence in Colleges & Universities (EQ in C&U) 2022

Start date: June 28, 2022
End date: June 30, 2022
Time: 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location: Online
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In the face of emotional challenges, we need more emotional intelligence. At EQ in C&U 2022, we’ll explore the latest science and practice of emotional intelligence for learning and working smarter. This online conference includes keynote panels, experiential sessions, facilitated group experiences, and resource sharing – in a highly engaging online format. Participants will be educators, leaders/executives, students and scholars from around the globe in a wide range of colleges and universities (community, professional, research, etc).

Music City SEL Conference 2022

Start date: May 31, 2022
End date: June 1, 2022
All-day event
Location: Cane Ridge High School in Nashville, Tennessee.
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This exciting annual event is hosted by Alignment Nashville’s SEL A-Team, a group consisting of leaders from Metro Nashville Public Schools and various partnering community organizations. Since the inaugural conference, diverse community partners, mental health providers, and experts on the forefront of the SEL movement have come together to offer content that engages participants in powerful discussions and experiential learning that holds the potential to transform school culture, strengthen support systems, and improve the overall success and wellness of students.

2022 National Social Emotional Learning Conference

Start date: May 17, 2022
End date: May 18, 2022
All-day event
Location: Online

Explore leveraging the latest social and emotional learning research and practice.
Build awareness and take action, creating a positive school climate that supports student success.
Join mindfulness workshops, peer networking and hear from two amazing keynote speakers