Mission

To advance and support effective SEL policies and practices in all schools and communities in Massachusetts.

Vision

It is our vision that adoption of the SEL policies and practices will allow for Massachusetts schools and community education-serving groups to be centers of safe, caring and supportive activity where youth and adults are empathetic, resilient, civically engaged and culturally aware and responsive, and develop the skills to solve problems, manage emotions and form positive relationships with others.

Goals

Promote

Build statewide awareness for SEL and its impact

Advocate

Advocate for state and local SEL policies and funding

Connect

Connect SEL stakeholders share research, advocacy and best practices