School of Education & Professional Studies (SEPS)

Center for Excellence in Social & Emotional Learning

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and apply the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to manage emotions, achieve goals, feel empathy for others, establish positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. (

The Center for Excellence in Social and Emotional Learning at Central Connecticut State University is focused on fostering the development of social and emotional well-being across the lifespan through Education, Advocacy, and Research.

Watch past interviews in our Central to You series on our MediaSpace page