The bookend model: Using SEL to support before- and after-school programs

Key points:

  • SEL is critical for students, and it should be a key part of before- and after-school programs
  • SEL should be embedded throughout every program, starting with students’ arrival
  • See related article: It’s critical to promote mental health supports at the start of the school year

Incorporating social and emotional learning (SEL) throughout the school day has risen in popularity over the last few years, especially to counteract the increasing rates of anxiety and depression in students since the COVID-19 pandemic. Lost in the discussion, however, is the importance of before- and after-school programs–the bookends of the school day. 

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