Why Choose Sanford Harmony?
Sanford Harmony is an evidence-based, Pre-K-6 grade social-emotional learning program designed to enhance your student’s ability to succeed in school, careers, and life. Sanford Harmony provides a foundation for a safe and positive learning environment while building healthy relationships and supportive classroom communities. Through everyday practices, lessons
Philanthropist, T. Denny Sanford, has always had a passion for inspiring others to create positive change in the world. His vision resulted in Sanford Harmony.
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Sanford Education Programs
Sanford Education Programs were established to provide innovative and inspirational resources to leaders in the education and nonprofit sectors.
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Join over 24,000 classrooms nationwide in experiencing the benefits of Sanford Harmony
- No-cost Teacher Toolkits and training available in English and Spanish
- Strategies are easily and incorporated into classrooms and schedules
- Home-School Connections engage families
- Online resources enhance professional development
Harmony is a CASEL SELect Program
Sanford Harmony is recognized as a 2018 CASEL SELect Program in the Guide to Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs, a resource that helps educators select high-quality, evidence-based programs for the school or classroom.
The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) is the world’s leading organization advancing one of the most important fields in education decades: the practice of promoting integrated academic, social and emotional learning for all children in preschool through high school.
CASEL has identified five interrelated SEL core competencies that enhance students’ capacity to integrate skills, attitudes and behaviors to deal effectively and ethically with daily tasks and challenges: self-management, self-awareness, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making.