The Latest From WINGS

Partner Spotlight: Center for Schools and Communities

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Spreading SEL, Together Professional Development and Technical Assistance   New this fall, WINGS has partnered with The Center for Schools and Communities to provide on-going professional development and technical assistance opportunities for the education agencies, community-based organizations, and state and local departments they serve. The Center’s mission is to help clients increase their knowledge, awareness, … Read More

Published!

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Social and Emotional Learning in Out-of-School Time: Foundations and Futures WINGS Pens “Social and Emotional Learning in Elementary School” Chapter   Last year, WINGS was asked to contribute to an upcoming volume in Current Issues in Out-of-School Time as an expert on social emotional learning for elementary-aged students. Published last month, we’re thrilled to celebrate our role … Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Jackson

Monday, November 26, 2018

Finding WINGS Written by: Jackson Averill, 16 years old We are so honored and moved by Jackson’s words, we just had to share them with you. Keep soaring, Jackson! As a child growing up in a privileged community, my sense of the scope of the world was somewhat limited. Until my mother started working for … Read More

Where to Find Us: Winter / Spring Edition

Monday, November 26, 2018

Out in the World Upcoming conferences, webinars, workshops We’ve been expanding our reach – providing workshops, resources and trainings to youth-serving organizations and schools who want to integrate social emotional learning into their programming. Want to see us in action? Check out where to find us. conferences Learning Forward 2018 Annual Conference: December 1-5, 2018 in … Read More

September is Self-Improvement Month

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Celebrating Self-Improvement Month how we teach responsible decision making   We often get asked, “Do you have WINGS for adults?!” While we don’t have programs geared towards grown-ups, a lot of what we teach kids can be used by adults, too. In honor of National Self-Improvement Month, we’re sharing our tip for making smart choices. … Read More

A Must-Read: Wildflowers by Jonathan Raymond

Monday, August 6, 2018

Wildflowers A SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT’S CHALLENGE TO AMERICA   I’ve long advocated for social emotional learning (SEL) to be revered as critical to a child’s education and development. Over the last few years, I’ve rallied the growing momentum of support for social and emotional learning. And, just last week, I dove head-first into Wildflowers by Jonathan Raymond, … Read More