Enhancing Schoolwide Social Emotional Learning from Distance to In-Person Learning: A Framework in Action; HHS Region 8
May 12, 2021
3:00pm - 4:15pm MST | 4:00pm - 5:15pm CST
This training will provide a framework and tools for school-wide social-emotional learning (SEL) implementation, utilizing the School-wide SEL Rubric and other resources from the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). The trainer will share examples of working with school teams to integrate and improve school-wide SEL implementation and provide models for distance and in-person learning. This training will include strategies and resources school staff can utilize to begin planning their schools' improvement efforts.
- Describe the CASEL Rubric and Guide to Schoolwide SEL.
- Examine examples of school-wide SEL implementation efforts.
- Identify strategies and resources that multi-disciplinary school staff can utilize to begin planning their schools' improvement efforts.
Dr. Troy N. Loker
Dr. Troy N. Loker currently works within Portland Public Schools as a school-based Qualified Mental Health Professional. He earned his doctorate in school psychology from the University of South Florida with a specialization in child and adolescent mental health among diverse populations. In addition to working in various school-based roles, Dr. Loker has served as a district coordinator of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (Tampa, FL) and supervisor of a district's intensive behavioral coaching and training program (Classroom and Behavioral Support Services; Honolulu, HI). A former President of both Hawaii and Florida Associations of School Psychologists (HASP & FASP), Dr. Loker has been a strong advocate for expanding social-emotional learning and supports in schools. Dr. Loker has also written several research articles, including publications in the Journal of Applied School Psychology, Applied Quality of Life, and School Mental Health.