Introduction to Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

Feb 3, 2022

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

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Please register online. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEL

Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop

Presenter: Ashley Banta, TLC Graduate Assistant 

This session is required for all teacher candidates who have registered for the TLC/SEL track. However, all students are welcome to attend. It is recommended that you complete this session prior to completing other SEL credit PD sessions for your certificate as it will give you important foundational knowledge. 

This introductory workshop will provide an overview of what systemic SEL looks like in a learning environment, discuss core competencies at the elementary, middle, and high school level, cover effective approaches for enacting it at the classroom level, and present recent research that substantiates its importance on a range of outcomes, including academic achievement and behavior. In this session, you will learn about the process through which children/adolescents understand and manage emotions, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact in advance at

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