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Policymakers Must Prioritize SEL – EdWeek Letter to the Editor

New research from ACT and the American School Counselors Association shows the significant disconnect between school counselors’ desire to support students’ social-emotional development and the tools and resources available to counselors to support that work...

2022-01-19T16:34:05-05:00January 19th, 2022|OpEds, Whole Learner News|

Virtual Briefing: Social-Emotional Learning Policy to Foster Connection after Trauma

Register for this Virtual Briefing on March 26, 2021 where briefing, students, members of Congress, and experts in child development will discuss the importance of social emotional learning (SEL) concepts and how they can be advanced through federal policy.

2021-03-11T14:18:54-05:00March 5th, 2021|Events, Whole Learner News|

Whole-Learner Approaches are Key to Student Success

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage, schools across the country continue to face monumental challenges — from providing safe and supportive learning environments, to adopting effective remote and hybrid education models, to addressing the needs of children affected by illness, economic hardship, and trauma.

2021-01-11T15:44:27-05:00January 11th, 2021|Whole Learner News|

Whole learner approach seeks to remove barriers, reduce inequity in education

Transcend Education’s Ryan Hall grew up in Longmont and is a product of St. Vrain Valley Schools and the University of Colorado at Boulder, but early in his teaching career he decided to dive into one of the toughest educational environments in the country as a Teach For America corps member in New York City in 2007.

2020-11-19T16:51:33-05:00November 19th, 2020|Whole Learner News|

Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan tells how teachers can transform the education system during pandemic

On October 23, 2020, America Forward hosted Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (D-06) and local stakeholders during a live virtual forum on how to transform the education system in the wake of COVID-19.

2020-10-26T13:47:17-04:00October 26th, 2020|Whole Learner News|

Reimagining the Future: Convening a National Conversation about Whole-Learner Education

America Forward hosted the first in a series of conversations with policymakers and education leaders about the critical importance of whole-learner approaches to education.

2020-10-22T17:42:48-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Events, Whole Learner News|

Don’t Miss the Upcoming Fireside Chats on Advancing Whole-Learner Education

Join us for virtual fireside chats. We'll discuss how we can work to transform our country's education system to better meet the needs of all students, and what can be done to ensure that every young person can develop the breadth of skills that they need to thrive, both in school and in life.

2020-10-21T10:45:22-04:00October 21st, 2020|Whole Learner News|

America Forward Awarded Major Grant from the LEGO Foundation to Support its “Advancing Whole-Learner Education” Initiative

America Forward today announced that it has been awarded a $3.9 million grant from the LEGO Foundation to support its “Advancing Whole Learner Education” initiative.

2020-10-15T07:44:32-04:00October 15th, 2020|Press Release, Whole Learner News|

Now is the time to energize our education system

Having worked with students across the education spectrum – with the tiniest learners through Plant the Seed of Learning, to student teachers at West Chester University – I have garnered a deep appreciation for the unique ways students learn.

2020-08-24T18:26:49-04:00August 24th, 2020|OpEds, Whole Learner News|