2022 National Social and Emotional Learning Conference, May 17 and 18


Explore leveraging the latest social and emotional learning research and practice.

Build awareness and take action, creating a positive school climate that supports student success.

Join mindfulness workshops, peer networking and hear from two amazing keynote speakers.

Conference Themes

Equity — Relationship Skills — Responsible Decision-Making
Self-Awareness — Self-Care — Self-Management — Social Awareness

Join Us!

Administrators, education managers, educators (not) providing direct instruction to students, higher education faculty and professionals, education industry professionals and ANYONE INTERESTED IN SEL PERTAINING TO K-12 EDUCATION.

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Meet Our Keynote Speakers

David Adams
David Adams
Chief Executive Officer
The Urban Assembly, New York, New York

Champion of Equity Award from the American Consortium for Equity in Education’s 2021 recipient; Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) board member, author of “The Educator’s Practical Guide to Emotional Intelligence,” and a co-author of, “Challenges to Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs in Organizations.”

Check out his recent op-ed in the New York Daily News.

Irvin L. Scott, Ed.D.
Irvin L. Scott, Ed.D.
Senior Lecturer on Education
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Boston, Massachusetts

Harvard faculty member since 2016 and head of Leadership Institute for Faith and Education (LIFE) initiative since 2017; former deputy director for K-12 education at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; more than 20 years experience as a teacher, principal, assistant superintendent and chief academic officer in the Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Lancaster areas.

Watch Dr. Scott’s interview on “Story in the Public Square.”

The 2022 National Social Emotional Learning Conference is proudly presented by
Center for the Promotion of Social and Emotional Learning

Our Sponsors



Center for Schools and Communities strives to create and promote a safe space in which individuals are entitled to participate in all events and activities free of discrimination. Diversity, equity and inclusion are central to our vision of providing a safe, productive and welcoming environment to all participants. We embrace the value of every person, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry or differing abilities.