About Us

Mission

To advance and support effective SEL policies and practices in schools and communities throughout the state of Oregon.

Vision

We envision a world where all schools and youth-serving organizations are centers of safe, caring and supportive activity where young people and adults are empathetic, resilient, civically engaged and culturally responsive, and develop the skills to solve problems, manage emotions and form positive relationships with others.

Goals

Promote

Build community awareness for SEL and its impact

Advocate

Advocate for state and local SEL policies and funding

Connect

Connect local SEL stakeholders to learn about and share research, advocacy and best practices