SuperEval Blog

Are Your Teachers Receiving Adequate Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Training?

February 3rd, 2021

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is a process in which children acquire and apply the skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed to understand and manage their emotions, feel empathy, maintain and nurture positive relationships, be goal-oriented, and make responsible decisions. It is a vital component of every young person’s development. SEL skills are critical not only during youth […]

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Is Social-Emotional Learning Top of Mind in Your School District?

November 5th, 2020

As our communities continue to diversify, schools are responsible to educate students across a broad array of ethnicities, races, religions, and cultural backgrounds. School leaders must acknowledge the importance of social-emotional learning and foster equitable academic environments that promote acceptance and embrace differences. Social-emotional learning can help students develop a healthy curiosity for people whose […]

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School Leaders and the Importance of Self-Care

October 12th, 2020

In case of low oxygen pressure in the cabin, please secure your mask first before assisting others. We’ve all heard the above announcement by flight attendants every time we travel by plane. While we may inadvertently tune out this instruction — the underlying lesson is invaluable: You must take care of yourself first in order […]

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Make Student Safety a Priority in Your Schools

May 30th, 2019

Superintendents and other school leaders can prepare an actionable plan that will help to make the safety of our students a priority. Being proactive instead of reactive is paramount to keeping our children, faculty and staff safe. Nobody can predict the unpredictable, but every district leadership team should have a plan in place to keep […]

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How School Leaders Can Help Improve Graduation Rates

January 8th, 2019

In 2018, Richmond Public Schools had the lowest graduation rate in Virginia. Data showed that 75% of seniors graduated — a rate 16 percentage points below the state average. Despite the less than ideal results, Superintendent Jason Kamras said in a statement, “This data is not a reflection of our students’ abilities. It’s a reflection […]

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