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Social Emotional Learning (SEL) (Virginia Department of Education, VDOE)


The Virginia Department of Education’s social emotional learning (SEL) efforts are driven by our commitment to ensure that every student in Virginia attends a school that maximizes their potential and prepares them for the future: academically, socially, and emotionally.

  • What is SEL?
  • SEL During COVID-19
  • SEL Considerations for School Reentry After COVID-19
  • Positive Impact of SEL
  • Benefits of SEL
  • SEL in Action
  • SEL State Examples


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