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Only a couple of weeks away from our 7th annual SEL Symposium!

If you haven't gotten your tickets already then head to to get them while you still can!

Here is a reminder of what you can expect from the panels and presentations this year. There will also be student panels so you can hear about the importance of high quality SEL from the students themselves!

We can't wait to see you on May 17th 🙌

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We are honored to have Dr. Christina Cipriano back at this year's SEL Symposium!

Dr. Cipriano will be a panelist on the Challenging Disparities: The Role of SEL in Promoting Educational Equity panel.

Dr. Cipriano is the Director of The Education Collaboratory at Yale School of Medicine, and is a national expert in SEL with extensive experience working in classrooms with marginalized populations, providing training to teachers and support staff, and direct instruction to students.

Join us for this panel and others by getting tickets to the SEL Symposium at

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We can't wait to hear remarks from Byron K. Sanders, our keynote speaker for this year's SEL Symposium! As the President and CEO of Big Thought, Byron is a committed advocate for equity in education and was awarded the 2020 CASEL O’Brien Award for Excellence in Expanding the Evidence-Based Practice of Social and Emotional Learning.

Get your tickets while you can at

#SEL #HQSEL #Education #conference #Teachers #NYC #socialemotionallearning


It wouldn't be the Urban Assembly SEL Symposium without some UA representation!

We're so excited to have Daana Archer, Johanna Josaphat, Meena Miller, and Rosario Orengo from Urban Assembly Unison School presenting on how to work with families to foster social emotional development in students.

Secure your spot at the SEL Symposium today at so you won't miss out on how to get family buy-in around SEL!

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Here's another panel at this year's SEL Symposium that we can't wait for: Dismantling Systemic Barriers to Implementation.

We are grateful to have Shannon Cox from Montgomery County Educational Service Center, Deirdre Hon from University of Portland, and Blake Zimmerman from Purpose Built Schools join us for this important dialogue where they'll share how they overcame barriers to social emotional learning implementation in their own communities.

We hope that you are able to join us for this panel and much more at the 2024 SEL Symposium! Secure your spot at

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Time for another SEL Symposium panel reveal! We are thrilled to be discussing SEL integration in higher ed programs and we have a fantastic group of panelists that are higher ed experts.

Barbara Budaj from Central Connecticut State University, Joanna Chin, LMSW from New York University, Stephanie Fiorelli from The Urban Assembly, Deirdre Hon from University of Portland, and Jeneca Parker-Tongue from Hunter College will show you how to integrate social emotional learning into postsecondary life.

You can still get tickets at

#highered #SEL #Event #NYC #ProfessionalDevelopment #Educators #Teachers


"It is time for schools and districts to abandon the search for the one perfect curriculum — it does not exist. Instead, they should focus on how to better implement the systems they have in an engaging, effective way."

Urban Assembly Director of Algebra Success Shantay Mobley penned an op-ed for The Hechinger Report on the importance of training and support of teachers to master instruction of a curriculum, rather than always trying to find a perfect curriculum that doesn't exist.

Read the full article at

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We are almost a month away from our 7th Annual SEL Symposium! We can't wait to hear Susan Rivers, the Executive Director and Chief Scientist at iThrive Games, deliver a presentation on the future of SEL and Technology! 🤖

Susan Rivers brings her expertise as a psychologist and learning experience designer to this year's Symposium and you won't want to miss it!

Get your tickets while you still can at

#Education #Events #NYC #EdTech #SEL #AI #Tech


The UA SEL Team is back with another free virtual PD. Join us Wednesday, 5/22 to explore the connection between social-emotional learning, trauma, and student success in the classroom. Register at

#SEL #Teachers #Education #professionaldevelopment


The latest episode of Innovations in Education with David Adams is out now! In this episode, David sits down with Alex Kotran, the Co-Founder and CEO of

David and Alex examine AI's potential to solve longstanding education challenges like personalized learning, while grappling with philosophical questions about content knowledge, critical thinking, and preserving shared narratives.

Listen to the full episode at or wherever you get your podcasts!

#AI #artificialintelligence #tech #edtech #education


Time for another SEL Symposium 2024 reveal! We are very excited to have Shannon Cox presenting this year on "Discovering the Power of SELLA: More Than Learning Recovery."

Shannon will also be a panelist on our "Dismantling Systemic Barriers to Implementation" panel at the Symposium.

Shannon is the Superintendent of Montgomery County Educational Service Center, has been on the TEDxDayton stage, and also has served as an adjunct professor at University of Dayton where she taught courses in Education Leadership.

You don't want to miss out! Get your SEL Symposium tickets while you still can at

#conference #learning #education #SEL #socialemotionallearning #teaching...


After the earthquake and before the eclipse another major event occurred: The Urban Assembly Innovation in Education Luncheon!

The afternoon was filled with incredible insight on the future of education from President of Fund for the City of New York, Lisette Nieves, Principal Researcher at American Institutes for Research, Orrin Murray, NYC Council Members Jennifer Gutiérrez and Rita Joseph, and UA Managing Director of Program Habib Bangura.

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us in envisioning the future of public education!

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