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Why Harmony?

Sanford Harmony is a evidence-based, Pre-K – 6th grade social-emotional learning program that provides a foundation for safe and positive learning environment, and enhances students’ ability to succeed in school, careers, and life. Sanford Harmony builds healthy relationships and supportive classroom communities. Through everyday practices, lessons and activities, students develop skills to understand and manage emotions, show empathy, and solve problems.

Join over 24,000 classrooms nationwide in experiencing the benefits of Sanford Harmony:

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.

View how Harmony is Aligned to CASEL:
Harmony CASEL Alignment Guide
CASEL and Common Core Alignment Guide