Social Emotional Learning and Approaches to Play and Learning

Social Emotional Learning and Approaches to Play and Learning

Since July 2015, the CES Early Childhood Department has been collaborating with the MA Department for Early Education and Care and the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a series of Professional Development courses and workshops to introduce the new MA Standards for Preschool and Kindergarten Social and Emotional Learning and Approaches to Play and Learning (SEL/APL Standards).

Professional Development

Professional Development offerings on the MA SEL/APL Standards, created through this project and funded by a federal Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge grant, include:

For information on the Massachusetts Standards for Preschool and Kindergarten in the Domains of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and Approaches to Play and Learning (APL), please visit the mass.gov website

Calendar of Community Courses (April - June 2016)

Resources for Download

Massachusetts Standards for Preschool and Kindergarten Social and Emotional Learning, and Approaches to Play and Learning booklet

Engaging Families in Social Emotional Learning

Introduction to the MA Standards for Preschool and Kindergarten Social and Emotional Learning and Approaches to Play and Learning for Administrators and Program Directors