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Martha Staeheli

Director of the New England Mental Health

Jennifer Dirga

Executive Director of Open Circle

Kerryn Hinds

Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Elizabeth Hansen Warner

Co-founder and co-director of the School Culture and Climate Initiative

Patricia Heindel


Savitha Sundar

Occupational Therapist

Jennifer Miller


Janelle Greco

Director of training at Youth Communication

Kamilah Drummond-Forrester

Founder & Principal Consultant, KDRUMM Consulting

Marcus Penny

STEM Instructional Coach, Boston Public Schools

Kris Taylor

Director of Educational Leadership and DEI, William James College

Justina Schlund

Vice President of Communications, CASEL

Jim Vetter

Executive Director, SEL4US & SEL4MA

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SEL4US works to sustain and spread the use of high-quality, equity-focused SEL at the state and community levels by raising awareness of the benefits of SEL, promoting and supporting effective SEL implementation, and advancing SEL-related policies and funding.


Center for Educational Improvement, Inc.

Compassionate School Leadership - Massachusetts Middle School Opportunity

Youth Communication

Real Stories. Real Change.

Changing Perspectives

Creating the #BlueprintForBelonging

Housman Institute

The Power of Emotional Intelligence from Birth to Age 8

Open Circle: SEL+

Open Circle: Getting to the Heart of Learning

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Learn with CASEL


Grassroots network promoting effective SEL