Building a Strong Foundation: Incorporating SEL in Career & Technical Education

Students today face a multitude of factors affecting their personal and academic well-being. Poverty and homelessness, food insecurity, substance and alcohol abuse, social pressure and anxiety and depression all impact a student’s ability to learn, not to mention the acute struggles that have arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbating the pressures students feel on a daily basis.

Widely viewed as an integral part of the American education system, social-emotional learning (SEL) helps young people navigate the challenges and stressors of life in and outside the classroom. SEL is a critical part of education today and essential to training and preparing the future workforce. Download the latest iCEV white paper to learn how to implement SEL strategies in CTE programs.