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This annual event is one of the many ways the University of Georgia College of Education connects with the state. With a mission of teaching, research, and service, our faculty and students are on a continuous pursuit to improve teaching and learning in PreK-12 education.

This one-day conference includes keynotes, posters, and discussions on enhancing social and emotional learning (SEL), as well as:

  • Best practices in supporting students' SEL needs
  • Community collaboration in supporting SEL
  • Frameworks for designing SEL
  • A teacher/administrator panel on SEL

Keynote Speaker

Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl is an applied developmental psychologist and a professor in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology and Special Education at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver. She is also the director of the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP), an interdisciplinary research unit in the School of Population and Public Health at UBC. A world-renowned expert in the area of SEL, Schonert-Reichl's research focuses on identifying the processes and mechanisms that foster positive human qualities, such as empathy, compassion, altruism, and resiliency in children and adolescents.

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Upcoming Dates