TEDxKidsChulaVista Event Celebrates Sanford Harmony Principles

Each year, the Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD) hosts a district-wide speech competition aimed at fine-tuning their students’ public speaking skills and giving them the opportunity to share their personal life experiences in a public forum—and for the past two years, that public forum has been the TEDxKidsChulaVista stage. This year, more than 12,000

National University System Expands Sanford Harmony Social Emotional Learning Program Globally Through Partnership with Generations for Peace

Sanford Harmony, which is based on the vision of philanthropist T. Denny Sanford and offered through the private nonprofit National University System, will support youth peace-building activities through Generations for Peace programs in the Middle East and Africa SAN DIEGO—May 16, 2019—The National University System (NUS), which offers the nation’s fastest-growing PreK-6 social and emotional

NUS @ASUGSVSummit: How Universities Are Positively Impacting Grades PreK-6 Through Social Emotional Learning

Studies show the benefits of social emotional learning (SEL) in PreK-6, including positive classroom behavior and individual student success, are beginning to drive a more widespread integration of this holistic approach to teaching into schools’ curriculum. Programs such as Sanford Harmony and Sanford Inspire, inspired by renowned philanthropist T. Denny Sanford and distributed regionally through

NUS @ ASUGSVSummit: Healthy Kids Learn Better

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Kathy Cook and Elizabeth Higgins shared how social emotional learning is foundational to children’s health in a presentation entitled “Healthy Kids Learn Better: Why Social Emotional Learning is Foundational to Children’s Health” at the 2019 ASU GSV Summit. During their session, they emphasized the importance of a child’s physical,

NUS @ASUGSVSummit: Expanding the Vision for Social Emotional Learning Through Research, Policy and Practice

According to a report released earlier this year by the Aspen Institute’s National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development, more than 80 percent of teachers believe that social emotional skills are beneficial to students and concurrently want more support to implement these approaches to learning. During a panel discussion at the ASU GSV Summit,

NUS @ASUGSVSummit: A Commitment to Equity

Dr. Frances Gipson, chief academic officer for one of the nation’s largest districts, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), delivered a powerful presentation entitled “Finding a Network of Opportunity in LA Unified” at the 2019 ASU GSV Summit today. Her talk touched on the district’s commitment to an equity agenda of access, innovation, and acceleration

Expanding the Vision for Social Emotional Learning: National University System and Sanford Programs Present at Thought Leader Summit ASU + GSV

Dr. Judy Mantle, Dean of the Sanford College of Education joins leaders in PreK-6 education to showcase innovative advancements in social emotional learning; National University System’s Sanford Harmony program is the nation’s fastest-growing social emotional learning program April 3, 2019 – San Diego, CA – Education experts representing the National University System (NUS), a network

ASU GSV Schedule 2019

ASU GSV Panel Session: Dr. Cunningham Bending the Arc of Human Potential Through Radical Scaled Online Learning Models Room: Harbor B, Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 2:00 PM PT Length: 40 minutes Following the advent of MOOCS a decade ago, the non-profit university sector has made enormous strides in creating scaled

National University System partners with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation to Advance Social Emotional Learning Nationwide

Sanford Harmony, which is based on the vision of philanthropist T. Denny Sanford and offered through the National University System, will be made available to 42,000 schools and leaders of 3,500 after-school programs working with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation; The collaboration supports a broader movement to support healthy development of children SAN DIEGO—March