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The next Center for Youth Development symposium will be on Tuesday, May 6 and will feature Gil Noam of Harvard University and Kimberly Schonert-Reichl from the University of British Columbia. This event is part of our symposium series dedicated to understanding social and emotional learning and its contribution to closing the achievement and opportunity gaps.

Explore what communities have actually done to measure youth more holistically and how they've used data at the neighborhood, school and program level to enhance social and emotional learning. This symposium is not about what to measure, but about the opportunities that emerge when measuring social and emotional learning, as well as strategies for addressing the challenges that arise.

This symposium is part of a 2-day summit (May 5-6) emerging from our Understanding to Action initiative with Youthprise. Stay tuned for more information about specific content and audiences for both days.

Social and Emotional Learning: Assess it to address it
Tuesday, May 6, 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon
TCF Bank Stadium - DQ Club Room, and online via live webinar
2009 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis (map)
Cost: Free, but you must register

Socio-Emotional Factors in Learning: Understanding to action webinar from March 12 is now posted.

View the recording

Dilemmas in Youth Work Online

April 14-May 14, participants will spend 3-5 hours per week (up to 15 hours total) doing both interactive group activities and individual self-paced learning.

Check out the website for more information and to register. If you have questions about the course, please contact the lead facilitator, Kate Walker.

YPQA for the External Assessor-Reliability training

May 6-7, St. Paul Student Center

Practice using the Youth Program Quality Assessment (YPQA) tool and increase accuracy in observing and scoring.

All participants must complete Program Assessment 101-Using the YPQA prior to attending this workshop

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