WATCH: What is Social Emotional Learning

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Cheryl Hollis, Director of Programs, Breaks Down SEL “It’s needed everywhere and for everyone.” Cheryl Hollis, Director of Programs, explains the five core social and emotional competencies defined by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)—self-awareness, self-management, responsible decision-making, social awareness, and relationship skills — and how each contributes to student achievement, attitude, … Read More

Lights on Afterschool 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019

Did you know that after going to afterschool programs: 68% of students improve their homework completion and class participation 60% of students improve their classroom behavior 1 in 2 students improve their math and reading scores* Afterschool deserves to be celebrated! On October 24, 2019 more than 10,000 communities and 1 million Americans celebrated afterschool … Read More

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