Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

Integrating Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness at a District Level
Mindful Education Summit 2018
Meena Srinivasan MA


  • See an example of a school district that is shifting focus to the "whole child" approach with communities of practice and social-emotional learning.

  • Discover the 4 elements of fostering social-emotional learning, and how they complement mindfulness.

  • Learn the 3 Signature SEL Practices and concrete strategies that you can use to seamlessly integrate social-emotional learning into your own classroom

About Meena Srinivasan
Meena Srinivasan is an educator, writer and innovator who's been teaching and leading in the fields of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and Mindful Awareness Practices (MAP) for over 15 years. She is author of Teach, Breathe, Learn: Mindfulness In and Out of the Classroom (Parallax Press, 2014) and the forthcoming, SEL Everyday: Integrating Social and Emotional Learning with Instruction in Secondary Classrooms (Norton, 2019). Meena served on the Board of Directors of the Mindfulness in Education Network, and is a recipient of the 2014 Hemera Foundation Contemplative Education Fellowship.

Leading with Mindfulness
Mindful Education Summit 2018
Daniel Goleman PhD


  • Discover what social-emotional learning has to do with authentic leadership. 

  • Understand how to move from mindfulness for yourself towards sharing mindfulness with your community.

  • Learn how to utilise mindfulness to be an effective leader in your school



About Daniel Goleman
Goleman is a co-founder of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, originally at the Yale Child Studies Center and now at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and he currently co-directs the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University and is a board member of the Mind & Life Institute. He's the author of New York Time bestseller Emotional Intelligence, and many others, including Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body, written with Richard Davidson.