How to get started
Research shows that well-implemented, evidence-based SEL programs are the most effective way to promote students’ healthy social and emotional development, increase academic performance, and support young people’s success and well-being in school and beyond. Help your team choose a high-quality SEL program to meet your community’s needs.
Determine your SEL team and goals
Connect your needs to our metrics
CASEL showcases a variety of features for each program, here you will find descriptions of each feature within our review process.
Familiarize yourself with the program designations
Each program included in CASEL’s guide receives a designation. Here you will find the criteria for SELect, Promising, and SEL-Supportive programming.Connect your criteria
Identify and compare SEL programs
Submit your SEL program to CASEL
Interested in learning more about the Program Guide criteria?
Read our criteria for inclusion rationale brief and explore the steps in our program review process.
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