The Latest From WINGS

Exploring Atlanta

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Earlier this month, WINGS took to the city! Through the generosity of donors like you, hundreds of WINGS kids visited the Georgia Aquarium, Fernbank Museum, and the World of Coca-Cola — many for the very first time. We think field trips are one of the best tools we can use to provide students with positive … Read More

Let’s Go! Wings Across America Launch Party & Premiere

Thursday, October 24, 2019

On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 we gathered supporters and friends together to premiere the special virtual visit to WINGS – an educational video produced in partnership with Discovery Education – at The American Theater in downtown Charleston. Available nationwide starting September 26, 2019, this video is the first of its kind and takes students all … Read More

Meet Gigi: WINGS Grandmother

Thursday, May 23, 2019

The majority of WINGS kids come from single-parent homes and the single caregiver is often an older sibling or grandparent. This is the situation for two current WINGS kids who are being raised by their grandmother, or Gigi as they call her. Every day, Gigi takes the bus to WINGS to pick up her grandkids, … Read More

Major Funding News

Thursday, May 23, 2019

NoVo Foundation and SCE pledge multi-year investments We’re excited to announce two new grants from the NoVo Foundation and SCE. The funding will support reaching more students, teachers, and youth-serving organizations with evidence-based social emotional resources, trainings, and materials. Research shows that SEL is critical to the success of all kids, especially those from vulnerable … Read More

Oh, the Places We’ve Trained

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Coast-to-Coast 2018-19 trainings and workshops From Texas to Detroit, California to Pennsylvania – Our SEL trainers spread their wings across America. With workshops like Developing a Socially Emotionally Positive Learning Environment to Introduction to Positive Behavior Management Strategies we have empowered other youth workers, organizations, schools, and districts with social emotional learning best practices to integrate into their … Read More

12 Prompts for Social Emotional Summer Learning

Monday, May 20, 2019

Weave SEL into Playing Games and Summer Reading Summer is almost here – cue panic and excitement. For many kids, summer represents playing outside, staying up late, camps, vacations, and an overall less-structured day. For parents, caregivers, and camp or program staff, building in social emotional learning (SEL) lessons is easy to do in the … Read More