Illinois Family Impact Seminar #5

Illinois Social and Emotional Learning Standards: Celebrating Success and Moving Forward

March 1, 2010

Featured Speakers

Roger Weissberg, President, Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and LAS Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Education, University of Illinois at Chicago
The Importance of Social and Emotional Learning: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Barbara Shaw, Chair, Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership and Director, Illinois Violence Prevention Authority
The Importance of Social and Emotional Learning: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Chris Koch, Superintendent, Illinois State Board of Education
The Importance of Social and Emotional Learning: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Caryn Curry, SEL Project Coordinator, Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership
Implementation of Illinois’ Social and Emotional Learning Standards

Mary Tavegia, Principal, Cossitt Elementary School, La Grange, IL
Implementation of Illinois’ Social and Emotional Learning Standards

Peter Mulhall, Director, Center for Prevention Research and Development, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois
Implementation of Illinois’ Social and Emotional Learning Standards

Gaylord Gieseke, Vice President, Voices for Illinois Children
Continuing Illinois’ Investment in Social and Emotional Learning

Dawn Melchiorre, Senior Policy Associate, Voices for Illinois Children
Continuing Illinois’ Investment in Social and Emotional Learning

Watch a video of the seminar’s featured presentations: