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Second Step Leadership Institute

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Supporting Effective Districtwide Implementation

Are you coordinating a districtwide Second Step implementation? If so, the Second Step Leadership Institute is an opportunity for you to learn directly from our experts about systemic implementation strategies and collaborate with peers from around the country. From day one, the dynamic exchange of ideas will generate valuable suggestions you can put to use in your schools. A full year of interactions with a professional learning community dedicated to social-emotional learning will keep you inspired and connected.

SSLI 2020

June 3–5

Seattle, Washington

Application Deadline: April 1, 2020

It has been motivating to hear from colleagues around the nation what they are doing with the Second Step program. I’ve gotten great ideas and information to take back with me. I’m going to go back energized!

Lucinda Mills, Pupil Adjustment Counselor, Boston Public Schools

Second Step Leadership Institute Participant Reflection

Past Participants Include:

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Chicago Public Schools, IL
  • Rio Rancho, NM
  • Sacramento City, CA
  • Jefferson County, KY
  • NYC Dept. of Ed., NY
  • Cayman Islands Dept. of Ed.
  • Boston Public Schools, MA
  • Northwest Regional ESD, OR
  • Newton, CT
  • The Children’s Trust, MA
  • Austin ISD, TX
  • Monroe County, FL
  • Lincoln Public Schools, NE
  • Tooele County, UT
  • Sioux City, IA
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg, NC
  • Peninsula, WA
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Who Should Attend?

The institute is designed to support people who have the specific role of coordinating a districtwide Second Step implementation. You’ll join colleagues from around the country who also want to learn about districtwide implementation.

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What Are the Goals?

  • Learn to create and support a successful, systemic Second Step implementation.
  • Develop, maintain, and benefit from a professional learning community devoted to sustainable districtwide Second Step implementation.
  • Create, implement, and refine a customized, comprehensive Second Step implementation plan for your district using the tools and templates provided.

What Is the Cost?

  • Early-Bird Rate: $595 per person (for payment received by February 15, 2020)
  • Regular Rate: $695 per person (for payment received after February 15, 2020)
  • Includes participation in the three-day event in Seattle, institute materials, and activities throughout the year
  • Participants are responsible for their travel and accommodation expenses

How Do I Learn More?

Call 800-634-4449 to be connected with your Committee for Children outreach manager for more information about the Second Step Leadership Institute and how it meets your district’s implementation support goals!

How Do I Apply?

2020 Application

Application Deadline: April 1, 2020