How Universities Are Positively Impacting Grades PreK-6 Through Social Emotional Learning

NUS @ASUGSVSummit: How Universities Are Positively Impacting Grades...

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Thomas Whisinnand of Nebraska Named National Winner of the 1st Annual Sanford Teacher Award and Honored with a $50,000 Grand Prize for Inspirational Teaching

Whisinnand was selected from more than 50 finalists recognized by the National University System-Sanford Programs. Based on the vision of philanthropist T. Denny Sanford, the 2020 Awards cycle for nominations is now open for Pre-K-12 teachers nationwide. Omaha, Nebraska – In recognition of inspirational teachers who motivate students to achieve their highest potential, Thomas Whisinnand, …

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National University System Partners with New York City Department of Education to Expand Access to Social Emotional Learning Program Sanford Harmony throughout the Nation’s Largest School District

Announcement made today by NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and National University System Chancellor Dr. Michael R. Cunningham reflects Sanford Harmony’s support of the city’s commitment to create safer learning climates and foster student success across schools citywide. New York, NY – Sanford Harmony, a research-based PreK-6 social emotional learning (SEL) program, has partnered with …

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National University Launches Teacher Pathway Inclusion Program to Address a Nationwide Demand for Educators of Diverse Backgrounds to Serve High-Need Areas

San Diego, CA – The Sanford College of Education at National University, which recommends more teachers in California for credentials than any other university in the state, has launched the Teacher Pathway Inclusion Program to strengthen San Diego County’s local teacher pipeline. The initiative, which has the support of the San Diego County Office of …

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NUS at ASU GSV: Radical Affordability at all Stages of the Degree and Career Cycle

Addressing college affordability is increasingly an imperative among higher education institutions, particularly with economists raising concerns that $1.5 trillion in student loan debt pile could have economic impacts. At the same time, more employers are putting a premium on advanced degrees and lifelong learning through workforce development. Two panels at the ASU GSV conference, featuring experts …

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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 …

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NUS @ASUGSVSummit: Healthy Kids Learn Better

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Kathy Higgins and Elizabeth Cook 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, …

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