#DPSCelebrates Black History and SEL

Before Dan Goleman or Mark Bracket, there was Dr. James Comer, an originator of the SEL/Whole Child movement. For more on the relationship between SEL and racial equity, read Pursuing Social and Emotional Development Through a Racial Equity Lens: A Call to Action.

What is an SEL Hub?

This SEL Hub serves as a space for the Durham Public Schools Community to connect and access resources to support the social emotional needs of all.

Learn more about Social-Emotional Learning
and the District's work to support our families.

Featured SEL Video for ALL

How can you be a hero today? In this video from our Elementary School SEL partner, we can reflect on what we need today, and what we can give.

Featured Video for Students

Need to Relax? DPS Partner GROWGA offers this exercise for children and teens to calm their body and their mind.

Featured Video for Parent/Caregivers

Dr. Lori Santos describes understandings and misunderstandings about happiness, especially during the pandemic.

Featured Video for Staff

Teachers at the top of their profession reflecting on the challenges, opportunities, and strategies of self-care.

Social-Emotional Resources

Partner Organizations