Social & Emotional Learning Task Force
VCOE has a SEL Task Force led by Claudia Frandsen, Director, CI.
The purpose of the VCOE SEL Task Force is to advocate for equity in social emotional learning (SEL) and support school districts in implementing evidence-based practices, resources, and training in SEL, which includes Restorative Justice Approaches (RJA), Social Justice (SJ) and Trauma Informed Care (TI); empowering Ventura County educators with the agency to improve school climate, student and family engagement, attendance, academic success, and citizenship, while strengthening our community through student driven, data-informed SEL practices.
2017 Founding Members
Claudia Frandsen, Director Leadership Support Services
Dawn Anderson, Director Comprehensive Health and Prevention Program
Dr. Amy Cranston, Executive Director, SEL4CA
Dr. Marcia Hamilton, District Accountability and Categorical Specialist, Moorpark Unified School District
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is about helping students develop a range of skills they need for school and life. Social-Emotional skills include the ability to:
- set and achieve positive goals
- feel and show empathy for others
- establish and maintain positive relationships
- make responsible decisions
- understand and manage emotions
SEL Foundational Resources