District 200 Board of Education is committed to improving student learning and mastery of 21st century skills as referenced in Vision 2018. Therefore, a design and implementation plan for Social Emotional Learning has occurred since 2012. Staff and students have been learning about SEL and working collaboratively to integrate social emotional competencies and standards into daily instruction. For more information about Social Emotional Learning, you can visit this link on the Regional Office of Education's website.
What does Social Emotional Learning look like in District 200?
Students have the opportunity to practice and apply SEL skills and strategies in a variety of content areas. Embedding SEL instruction in the learning environment enables students to thrive academically and supports a safe and caring school community.
Illinois State SEL Standards and Goals
Goal 31: Develop self-awareness and self-management skills to achieve school and life success.
Goal 32: Use social awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.
Goal 33: Demonstrate decision-making skills and responsible behaviors in personal, school, and community contexts.
Principals and staff continue to monitor outcomes of the integration of the social emotional learning standards by monitoring their school improvement plans. Staff engage in professional learning community (PLC) discussions to enhance the learning environment by aligning SEL standards and expectations to academic learning.