Aperture Education Webinar Provides Insight on how Social-Emotional Learning Tools can Support Educational Equity

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 10:42 am

May 28, 2019 webinar offers tips and techniques for schools and out-of-school-time programs

Charlotte N.C. (May 16, 2019) — To provide educational equity, schools must ensure all students receive the resources they need to be prepared for success after graduation. This includes resources to help students build social and emotional skills such as empathy, respect and the ability to build positive relationships with classmates and colleagues. To support schools in this work, Aperture Education will host a free webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern Time on May 28, 2019 offering insight, tools, and techniques that can help teachers and administrators use Aperture’s DESSA Comprehensive SEL System to support educational equity.

In the webinar, “Advancing Equity with the DESSA: Practical Applications to a Crucial Issue,” participants will learn new approaches for recognizing and honoring students’ strengths, differentiating SEL instruction to support equity and identifying and countering implicit bias. To register, visit: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/3215571653978/WN_aZpkipc3Tzq_qWDpDBP6dw. Registrants will also be able to access the webinar on-demand after the event.

“Educational equity is one of the most important issues in education today,” said Jessica Adamson, CEO of Aperture Education. “We want to support educators as they work to promote equity in classrooms and in out-of-school time programs. This webinar will provide valuable insight to help educators and administrators advance educational equity and set their students up for success.”

About Aperture Education

Aperture Education specializes in social and emotional learning (SEL) solutions. Our flagship product, the DESSA Comprehensive SEL System, allows educators to measure, strengthen, and support social-emotional competence in youth in grades K-12. The DESSA System includes a suite of strength-based assessments, a universal screener that can be administered in less than a minute, and growth strategies and foundational practices to strengthen social and emotional competence. The DESSA System is lauded by researchers because it meets high standards for reliability and validity and is appreciated by educators for its ability to easily and quickly identify each student’s personal SEL strengths and provide practical supports that result in improved student outcomes. For more information, go to www.ApertureEd.com.

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