Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

at Carmody Middle School

SEL in Jeffco

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children gain and apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to deal effectively with daily tasks and challenges.

Jeffco Public Schools has adopted the five core components of social and emotional learning outlined by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL).



Social Awareness

Relationship Skills

Responsible Decision Making (CASEL, 2017)

Watch this video for a brief description of Social and Emotional Learning.

SEL takes place within the context of safe and supportive school, family, and community environments that aids children’s development and provides opportunities and recognition for successfully applying these skills.

To learn more about SEL in Jeffco and the research supporting the importance of SEL click HERE.

At Carmody, we will be using the Random Acts of Kindness curriculum. Head to to see the lessons and standards your students will cover!