‘Unpacking’ the NYS SEL Benchmarks (Part 1)

Systemic whole school implementation of social emotional learning (SEL) encourages safe, supportive school communities in which all young people are valued.

In this session, we’ll explore the New York State Social Emotional Learning Benchmarks (NYS SEL), learn more about what each benchmark entails and discuss how educators can implement SEL practices in their schools and classrooms. 

Modes of Learning

Facilitators will guide a conversation using the presentation linked below. The facilitator’s guide provides guidance for how to target the material for different grade level band groups. 

Facilitator’s Guide: “Unpacking” the NYSEL Benchmarks (Part 1) 

Learning Objectives

Staff will develop a thorough understanding of what each grade level SEL Benchmark is  asking students to know and be able to do.

Presentation Materials

Other resources


For more information, or if you are unable to access any of the resources provided:

David Blahowicz, Greece Central School District