- Identify and manage one’s emotions and behavior.
- Recognize personal qualities and external supports.
- Demonstrate skills related to achieving personal and academic goals.
District 54 will ensure success of the whole child grounded in the belief that each child deserves to be Healthy, Safe, Engaged, Supported and Challenged utilizing comprehensive approaches and programming.
The district supports the development and growth of the whole child, academically as well as socially and emotionally. Social-emotional learning deals with a student’s ability to manage their emotions, demonstrate decision-making skills and responsible behavior, maintain positive relationships, control stress and develop other interpersonal skills to achieve success not only in school, but also in life.
The Essential Outcomes for Social-Emotional Learning are based on the core principles of positive psychology, resiliency research findings and Illinois’ social-emotional learning standards.