Illinois Standards for Social/Emotional Learning: http://www.isbe.net/ils/social_emotional/standards.htm Goal 1: Develop self-awareness and self-management skills to achieve school and life success. Goal 2: Use social awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships. Goal 3: Demonstrate decision-making skills and responsible behaviors in personal, school, and community contexts.
The Charmm'd Foundation: http://www.charmmdfoundation.org/ Vision: Strong Leaders. Collaborative Organizations. Healthy Communities. Mission: Strengthen tax-exempt community leaders through the practice of emotional intelligence and ethical reflection. This means providing opportunities for community leaders to develop themselves and in turn take action to strengthen their teams, succeed at their missions and build stronger communities.
Charmm'd also offers numerous resources in various areas including problem-solving, leadership, stress management, conflict resolution and effective communication.
CASEL: Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning www.casel.org CASEL is the nation’s leading organization advancing the development of academic, social and emotional competence for all students. Our mission is to help make evidence-based social and emotional learning an integral part of education from preschool through high school.
50 Strong: 50 Strong is made up of leadership from across many parts of the Lake Forest & Lake Bluff community; municipal government, nonprofit organizations, religious & education institutions and others. It’s vision/mission states; “50 Strong is a community coalition of leaders from key institutions and organizations in Lake Forest and Lake Bluff. Through collaboration, we build a professional learning environment to continually strengthen critical leadership and management abilities in ourselves and our teams to further our organizational goals and missions. 50 Strong designs and executes integrated strategic professional development opportunities. We promote networking and sharing ideas, resources and best practices to enrich our leaders’ abilities to achieve excellence within their organizations."
Character Education Partnership (CEP): http://www.character.org/ Character Education Partnership (CEP) is a national advocate and leader for the character education movement. Based in Washington, DC, we are a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian coalition of organizations and individuals committed to fostering effective character education in our nation's schools.
LEAD: http://www.leadingefforts.org/divein/ LEAD™ is a non-profit organization dedicated to parents and other adults and their role in the promotion of healthy family relationships and the prevention of alcohol, drug use, and other risky behavior by youth. LEAD has served the Lake Forest, Lake Bluff and Knollwood, IL communities for over 25 years.
Mission: Through parent education, dynamic youth programs, and engagement with key community stakeholders, LEAD is dedicated to the promotion of healthy family relationships, emotional wellness, and the prevention of alcohol, drug use, and other risky behavior by youth.