Caring School Community, K–8

A CASEL SELect Program

Caring School Community is a comprehensive, research-based, social and emotional learning (SEL) program for grades K–8. It is recognized by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) as an effective, high-quality program. 

Caring School Community promotes positive behavior through direct teaching of responsibility, empathy, and cooperation—creating settings where students feel heard, known, and cared for.

Download sample lessons to experience how the program: 

  • Builds caring relationships with and among students
  • Directly teaches social skills
  • Creates calm, orderly learning environments through the effective use of classroom management practices
  • Helps students acquire self-discipline through a caring and effective approach to discipline


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