What Parents Can Do

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U.S. Department of Education

Center for Social and Emotional Education
545 8th Avenue, RM 930
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212.707.8799  Fax: 212.957.6616
  • Resources for Parents &  Families
    A variety of resources including newsletters, fact sheets, guidelines, booklets and multimedia presentations that offer suggestions on ways parents can enhance their ability to promote children's social emotional abilities.
  • Creating a Safe and Caring Home
    Guidelines to help parents and/or guardians create positive environments for all children, helping them become confident and independent individuals and learners.

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
815 West Van Buren Street, Suite 210
Chicago, IL 60607
Email: info@casel.org

  • SEL for Parents and Families
    10 things you can do at home to promote SEL
    SEL parenting articles, tools, and booklets
    SEL parenting books
    Child development and healthy well-being books
    Online social and emotional development resources

CharacterEd.Net is distributed exclusively in the United States by the National Center for Youth Issues, Inc. The National Center for Youth Issues is a national, non-profit organization that creates and supplies character education materials and training for schools, youth organizations, parents and community groups.
  • Parent Notebook
    Introductory information
    Activities for families
    Parenting ideas and resources
    Character education in the community
    Teaching Resources

Edutopia™, The George Lucas Educational Foundation
What Works in Public Education

Smart and Good Schools Initiative
Center for the 4th and 5th Rs
SUNY Cortland
P.O. Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045
  • Parent Resources
    Resources for helping parents maximize the power of character in the home.