SEL4SC and SCETV Education Present Marc Brackett

Charleston - SEL4SC (Social Emotional Learning Alliance for South Carolina) and SCETV are excited to present an interactive webinar with Marc Brackett, Ph.D., founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and a professor in the Child Study Center at Yale University on Wednesday, August 5. Educators and the general public are invited to tune in for the two-hour virtual motivational keynote presentation and workshop featuring his book titled "Permission to Feel: The Power of Emotional Intelligence to Achieve Well-Being and Success. To participate in the workshop, you can register to attend at or watch via Facebook live on the SEL4SC Facebook page.

Marc’s research focuses on the role of emotional intelligence in learning, decision making, creativity, relationships, health, and performance. He is the lead developer of RULER, a Pre-K to high school evidence-based approach to social and emotional learning that has been adopted by over 2,500 schools across the globe. He also is on the board of directors of CASEL and the author of “Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help our Kids, Ourselves, and our Society Thrive.”

The two-hour event will be broken down into two one-hour sessions:
Permission to Feel: The Power of Emotional Intelligence to Achieve Well-Being and Success

Marc A. Brackett, Ph.D.
Emotions influence learning, decision making, relationships, physical and mental health, creativity, and performance. But it’s our wise use of emotion that’s especially important. In this keynote, Dr. Brackett will (1) describe recent large-scale studies on the emotional lives of children and adults, (2) share his Center’s model of emotional intelligence, (3) describe RULER, the systemic, evidence-based approach to social and emotional learning developed at Yale that has been adopted by over 2,500 schools across the globe and (4) teach participants tools to develop emotional intelligence to enhance personal and professional success.

Strategies for Healthy Emotion Regulation During Uncertain Times
Marc A. Brackett, Ph.D.
Have you been riding a roller coaster of emotions lately? You aren’t alone. In this presentation, Dr. Brackett will share strategies that can help make the ride a little smoother. Don’t miss this interactive session where you will learn research-based strategies to support your own and your children’s well-being, healthy decision making, relationship quality, and performance during these challenging times. A particular focus will be on culturally responsive strategies to manage anxiety and stress.


About SEL4SC:
SEL4SC, an affiliate of SEL4US, is housed at the Joseph P. Riley Center for Livable Communities at the College of Charleston. Our mission is to promote and advance effective social-emotional learning in schools, families, organizations and communities throughout South Carolina. Social-Emotional Learning is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships and make responsible decisions.

About South Carolina ETV and Public Radio:
South Carolina ETV (SCETV) is the state's public educational broadcasting network. Using television, radio and diverse digital properties, SCETV's mission is to enrich lives by educating children, informing and connecting citizens, celebrating our culture and environment and instilling the joy of learning. SCETV currently presents “Carolina Classrooms,” “Expeditions,” “Making it Grow,” “Palmetto Scene,” “Reconnecting Roots,” “Reel South,” “Somewhere South,” “This Week in South Carolina,” “Yoga in Practice” and “Live from Charleston Music Hall” on public television in addition to the national radio production, “Chamber Music from Spoleto Festival USA.”

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