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For Educators and Administrators

The adults in the building/setting influence the tone for SEL implementation throughout the environment, from home based child care to child care centers, schools and districts. There are resources to help all educators develop their own knowledge, skill-set and commitment to SEL. Here are a few:

Connecting Social and Emotional Learning to Michigan’s School Improvement Framework Guidance and Resources for K–12 and Early Childhood Settings

This 2022 document provides a variety of guidance and resources


Resilient Leadership in Action 

Click on this Spring 2021 Leadership Brief to learn about Michigan school leaders'

responses to unprecedented challenges:   


Professional Development


MiRegistry- The Michigan Registry supports and validates professional growth of child care and Other Early Childhood and Out of School Time professionals by serving as a one-stop-shop to track employment, education and training history; plan professional development with access to easy-to-read individual training summaries; find quality professional growth opportunities on the MiRegistry Statewide. MiRegistry also serves as a statewide trainer approval system that promotes quality professional development opportunities in the Early Childhood and School-Age field. Home - miregistry

Michigan Virtual Courses-There are nine courses to support educators learning around SEL. Each course is free and offers SCECHs (between 2-8 depending on the course). Courses cover topics like Schoolwide Implementation, SEL and Trauma, Adult SEL and Self-care, SEL and MTSS, SEL and Equity, SEL and Assessment. To find out more and register for a course go to



The Collaborative for Academic Social Emotional Learning (CASEL) hosts numerous research resources to support SEL implementation. To explore their catalog of resources go to

Other Resources

For more information on efforts happening in Michigan through the Department of Education, visit the MDE SEL website. and  for more information related to SEL during COVID go here,4615,7-140-37818_53456-523548--,00.html


CASEL also provides information on evidenced-based curriculum for students k-12 as well as infographics, reports, articles, and resources on implementation. All can be found at

Edutopia hosts sample videos and other resources to help guide educators with SEL implementation. Those can be found here

Resources for educators and administrators regarding SEL during the pandemic can be found here.


The Michigan 0-8 Social and Emotional Toolkit provides materials for communities throughout the state to use in promoting the positive social and emotional health of all their children. MDHHS - The Michigan 0-8 Social and Emotional Toolkit

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