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The Institute for Social and Emotional Learning

August 3-6, 2015
North Shore Country Day School
310 Green Bay Rd
Winnetka, IL 60093

The Institute for Social and Emotional Learning provides four days of inspirational and informative workshops for K-12th Grade Educators, Administrators, and Counselors.
Participants will gain the experiential knowledge, rationale, and resources to bring SEL to their school communities.

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Registration includes:

- A comprehensive binder of resources and lesson plans to support the development of a SEL programme in your own community.
- A light breakfast and healthy, cooked lunch each day.
- Membership of a network of over 600 educators who have attended Institutes over the last seven years.

To get more information and view the schedule of workshops and sessions, click More Info below.

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