Second Step® Programs Homepage
For Kids, for Adults, for Everywhere!
Brought to you by Committee for Children, the Second Step® family of programs creates brighter futures for kids everywhere through a holistic approach to social-emotional learning.
What’s Your Next Step with SEL?
Whether your school or district is expanding its social-emotional learning (SEL) implementation or just getting started, our research-based Second Step® programs provide a variety of supports for your students and staff. We invite you to use this guide to find the next step you can take with SEL.
Looking to take a more holistic approach to social-emotional learning?
Second Step® Elementary Digital Program
The new Second Step® Elementary digital program is designed to meet the needs of today’s classrooms.
When Educators Thrive, Students Thrive
Introducing Second Step® SEL for Adults, a professional learning program for all school staff to strengthen their social-emotional skills.
Thousands of schools around the world and 20.5 million kids benefit from Second Step programs each year. Their outcomes? Students who are ready to learn. Educators with the tools to make a difference. Districts and schools that build connected communities with a shared emotional vocabulary. And, yes, improved academics.
The Nonprofit Behind the Second Step® Family of Programs
From our headquarters in Seattle, Washington, we partner with researchers, policymakers, and thought leaders around the world to fulfill our vision of safe children thriving in a just and peaceful world. We’re committed to ensuring our programs are culturally relevant, affirming, and accessible to all children, especially the most systemically marginalized children. Learn more about our work.