K-12 Professional Development & Resources

Our Mission

The Learner FIRST Center for Social Emotional Learning provides equitable training, resources and support to school districts, leaders and teachers to improve structures and systems to ensure ALL students are provided equitable opportunities in their social and emotional learning and development

Our Vision

The Learner FIRST Center for Social Emotional Learning will develop teachers and leaders who have confidence in their skills to provide Social Emotional Learning and who implement best practices in Social Emotional Teaching, allowing ALL students to experience high levels of equitable learning

Our Story

Schools across the country have spent significant amounts of time, energy and resources on meeting the academic needs of all students. Yet, research has proven over time that in order to meet the academic needs of our learners, we must meet their social and emotional needs. Based on the best selling book, Significant 72: Unleashing the Power of Relationships in Today’s Schools, the support provided by the Learner FIRST Center for Social Emotional Learning provides practical strategies for developing relationships, developing social development in students K-12 and how to develop the emotional vocabulary and skills needed for students to find success in today’s schools.

Certification Services Available

 

Significant 72 Certification and Training (3K-12) 

The Learner FIRST Center for Social Emotional Learning provides certification to teachers, teachers assistants and school leaders on the Significant 72 process. Based on his best-selling book, Significant 72: Unleashing the Power of Relationships in Today’s School, participants in the certification process will be provided with online modules to incorporate strategies and ideas from the book within their context and positions. Participants will then document their learning and share with the Learner FIRST Center for Social Emotional Learning. Upon completion of the certification process, individuals meeting all guidelines will be provided with a certificate indicating their are Significant 72 certified and approved by the Learner FIRST Center for Social Emotional Learning.

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Social Emotional Learning Certification and Training (3K-12)

The Learner FIRST Center for Social Emotional Learning provides certification to teachers, teachers assistants and school leaders on  Social Emotional Learning in today’s K-12 school system. The certification process will be provided with online modules to incorporate strategies and ideas provided by the Learner FIRST Center for Social Emotional Learning within their context and positions. Participants will then document their learning and share with the Learner FIRST Center for Social Emotional Learning. Upon completion of the certification process, individuals meeting all guidelines will be provided with a certificate indicating they are certified in Social Emotional Learning and approved by the Learner FIRST Center for Social Emotional Learning.

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  • Institutes
  • Keynotes
  • Workshops
  • On-site Coaching
  • Virtual Coaching
  • Written Resources
  • Webinars
  • Virtual Learning Videos

S.E.L.E.C.T.

Social Emotional Learning and Equity Champions Team

Second Thursday of Each Month

4PM EST | 3PM CST | 1PM PST

  • engaging discussionCollaborate and converse on a range of SEL and equity related topics.
  • thoughts leadersLearns , breakout and share among a diverse group of educational leaders.
  • monthly meetupsJoin virtually for one hour each month and be exposed to a variety of new and different ideas.




Hosted by Greg Wolcott

Director of Learner FIRST Center for Social Emotional Learning
Author of Significant 72: Unleasing The Power of Relationships in Today’s Schools

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Greg Wolcott

Director of the Learner FIRST Center for Social Emotional Learning

Garth Larson

Consultant

Rufus Lott III

Consultant

Becky Peppler

Consultant

Danica Lewis

Consultant

Tom Hierck

Consultant

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