To apply for your program to be reviewed for possible inclusion in the CASEL Program Guide, please review the User’s Manual and follow the instructions therein to create an account and begin your application.
Please Note: The review cycle for the CASEL Program Guide has closed. We will be announcing the next review cycle in the coming months. Check back for updates on specific dates. Questions about the review should be directed to The Program Guide Review Team.
The CASEL Program Guide identifies well-designed, evidence-based social and emotional learning programs with potential for broad dissemination to schools across the United States. The Guide focuses on SEL programs and approaches that fulfill the following criteria:
Designed to be implemented with a universal population of students who are within a grade range that spans from pre-K through 12th.
Comprehensive approaches for promoting students’ development across five core social-emotional competencies that have written documentation to ensure the consistency and quality of program delivery.
Have the capacity to provide initial training and ongoing support to a wide audience in the United States, including written documentation of their program to ensure consistency and high quality of program delivery.
Have at least one carefully conducted evaluation that (1) includes a comparison group, (2) is implemented in a universal setting with students within a grade range from pre-K through 12th, (3) utilizes pre- and post-test measurement, and (4) demonstrates a statistically significant (p < .05) positive impact on student behavioral outcomes.