Your Network, Your Resources

The Resource Library is an online collection of practices, guides, tools, and research to improve academic, social, and emotional learning of young people. Student Success Network staff, members, young people, and partners contribute these resources.

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Foundations for Youth SEL Development

“Bright Spot” practitioners are clear that one-off activities are not enough. Adults need to create a supportive environment in order for activities and practices to take root. Student Success Network staff captured six foundations that “Bright Spot” practitioners see as building blocks of an environment that supports youth SEL development.

Use this Reflection Tool to:

  • Reflect on ways your program is currently supporting youth SEL development;
  • Identify new ways to support SEL development in your program.
Foundations For Youth SEL Development_11.12.19.pdf

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Improvement Lab

A learning-to-action program designed to build capacity in member organizations to:

  1. use data to improve
  2. partner with youth in decision-making, and
  3. integrate SEL into program model

...through preparing practitioners and managers from youth-serving organizations with tools and support to lead organizational improvement efforts.

Data Advisory Working Group (DAWG)

A structure for practitioners and evaluators to share their expertise and advice to improve our Network's ability to measure, report on, and foster youth SEL


Contact Alexandra Lotero at alexandra@ssn-nyc.org to join.

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