Essential for Learning, Essential for Life

By Amy McConnell Franklin, Ph.D. | Founding Member, SEL4NM How Social and Emotional Learning Can Transform Our Schools and Communities Late last year, the U.S. Surgeon General announced a youth mental health crisis. The emotional and social skills we need in order to be resilient are suddenly more crucial and elusive than ever. Read more…>

What if Social-Emotional Learning is a Key to Equity in NM?

By Amy McConnell Franklin | Founding Co-Chair SEL4NM Why should schools care about social and emotional learning? Previously, we simply trusted that essential skills like managing emotions or showing empathy would logically have positive impacts on performance in schools.   Read more…>