Education Week - May 16, 2018 - 2
JOAN COLE DUFFELL
"It's been a
Joan Cole Duffell
Committee for Children
Committee for Children's
trailblazing, purpose-driven leader.
Joan has been advocating for children's safety and well-being
through social-emotional learning (SEL) and development since
before SEL was even defined. Her pioneering vision and tireless
dedication have helped shape an industry and broaden how we
view academic success.
This year, CASEL is honoring her work with the prestigious
Mary Utne O'Brien Award for Excellence in Expanding the
Evidence-based Practice of Social and Emotional Learning.
The Benefits of SEL
* Creating successful learners
* Promoting kindness
* Empowering educators
* Improving academics
* Inspiring possibilities
Learn more at
Creators of the Second Step Program