The Sanford Harmony program, which is reaching more than 1 million PreK-6 students through a university network led by the private, nonprofit National University System, has been recognized as a leader in social emotional learning by the nation’s pre-eminent organization that evaluates such programs, the Collaborative to Advance Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL). Only a select number of evidence-based programs achieve recognition after undertaking the organization’s rigorous evaluation process, and the achievement affirms the Sanford Harmony program’s dedication to student success.
One of the country's largest school districts, Los Angeles Unified School District, is expanding a research-based social emotional learning program, Sanford Harmony, this 2017-2018 school year following its initial introduction to the District's early childhood centers. The Sanford Harmony program promotes positive peer interactions and relationships among students through easily-integrated lesson plans and activities that emphasize communication, empathy, critical thinking, collaboration, and problem solving skills.
National University, which is among the largest private, nonprofit universities in California, and John F. Kennedy University, which has been serving the East Bay community for more than 50 years, are pleased to announce the launch of the East Bay NU campus in Pleasant Hill. The introduction of NU East Bay will significantly expand academic offerings in the region, providing access to more than 120 programs through National University.
The largest donation in the System’s history recognizes the successful national expansion of programs that address critical needs in teacher education, PreK-12 instruction and nonprofit fundraising, which have been introduced to more than 500,000 children and adults
There has never been a more critical time for leaders to develop new skills to enhance their capacity to address the changing tides in business and society. Through 25 years of experience working with global leaders, CEOs, CMOs, executives, educators, philanthropists, and thought leaders, Stedman Graham has come to understand the key tenants of leadership and the process by which leaders are successful. He has distilled these learnings down into a Nine-Step Success Process for approaching life. Through stories and exercises he will share this process with you in this one-day seminar.
The National University System announced today that its affiliate, City University of Seattle (CityU), a nonprofit leader in serving adult learners and providing an array of global study programs, has appointed Randy Frisch as President, effective Oct. 1.
Dr. Gangaram Singh, an award-winning educator and administrator with a background in leading strategic growth initiatives, has been named Provost at National University.
Stedman Graham—professor at National University, New York Times bestselling author, and widely regarded speaker in the topic of leadership principles—was the keynote speaker at the Military Child Education Coalition conference on June 27 in Washington DC. He was joined by National University’s Military and VA Programs team, which hosted a booth at the conference in support of military families and their children.
LoreSanford Harmony, an innovative social-emotional learning program that reinforces positive peer interactions among children, will soon expand to Los Angeles after school programs run by LA’s BEST, an organization that provides safe and supervised after school education, enrichment and recreation programs. The agreement with California-based National University, which is leading the program’s expansion, means that LA's Best will ultimately integrate the PreK-6 Sanford Harmony program at nearly 200 school sites serving 25,000 children.
The first graduating class of the Fundraising Academy through the recently-established partnership between The San Diego Foundation and National University’s Sanford Institute of Philanthropy is being recognized this month at a special ceremony.