Parent & Student Supports
“Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions." -The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
GPISD Students learn and grow in Five Social and Emotional Learning Core Competencies. Please click this link Counseling Programs https://www.gpisd.org/Page/42033 to learn more about all of the GPISD programing offered to promote social and emotional growth in your student.
These are the skills they build
Our team is working together to integrate SEL in all parts of our students’ day. Teachers, counselors, social workers, administrators, and many more will be working as a team to build a healthy social and emotional development to create a safe and productive learning environment for all students.
Sanford Harmony SEL Curriculum will be in every elementary classroom in 2019-2020. For more information, please read the Sanford Harmony Parent Letter.
Second Step SEL Curriculum will be used in every middle school. https://www.secondstep.org/middle-school-curriculum
High school students will all have specialized programing through Xello https://www.gpisd.org/Xello where students will work on age appropriate lessons to promote healthy development and relationships.