Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom

A 10-week online college course
SPRING 2021

In partnership with

Fitchburg State University

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A GRADUATE-LEVEL COLLEGE COURSE FOR TEACHERS ONLY
It is open to ALL Martha’s Vineyard teachers.

DATES: Spring 2021 TBD
LOCATION: Online
INSTRUCTOR: April Knight
RESULT: 3 graduate credits* OR Non-credit professional development points (PDPs)
PRICE (for credit): $985
(for non-credit PDPs*): $375

CLASS DESCRIPTION:
This course will explore important aspects and stages of social emotional learning (SEL), related brain anatomy and function, and influences on SEL development. Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of factors that may impact a child’s use of social emotional skills across the school day and techniques and strategies that will assist children in making use of these skills. Through the use of a variety of materials, including self-reflection and experiential discussions, participants will be able to
better assess, understand and help teach social emotional learning in the classroom.

About the instructor

April Knight, M.A., LMHC, PhD Candidate, Clinician, Consultant, & Researcher.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology/Studio Art, 1999, from Clark University, minor in Education.
  • Master or Arts in Psychology & Counseling concentration in Child Development, 2003, from Goddard College.
  • PhD Candidate in International Psychology concentration Organization & Systems, 2020 from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Enrollment deadline (for credits): TBD