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Funding Social Emotional Learning: Where’s the Money?

Monday, April 30, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Funding Social Emotional Learning

Presented by Dr. Rita Oates, President, Oates Associates



If you attend the live session, you’ll be emailed a CE certificate within 24 hours of the edWebinar. If you view the recording and would like a CE certificate, join the Education Funding community and go to the edWebinar Archives folder to take the CE quiz.

Succeeding in life and in school takes more than great scores on math and reading tests. Other skills—such as how to communicate effectively, negotiate conflict, manage emotions and behavior, and make responsible decisions—are critically important for student success. “The extent to which schools help students develop interpersonal skills, such as cooperation, respect, and persistence,” was extremely or very important in school quality to 80% of respondents in a Phi Delta Kappa poll released in August 2017.

In this edWebinar, Dr. Rita Oates, President of Oates Associates, will help you think about how you might fund social emotional learning (SEL) activities for your district, school or classroom and where you might find funding.

This edWebinar will address:

  • How to develop a concept for a grant that includes social emotional learning activities
  • Who to partner with in your school or community on a grant for SEL
  • Where to find research to support your request for funding social emotional learning
  • How to measure social emotional learning for grant purposes
  • Where to find funding sources to impact social emotional learning for a classroom, school or district

Educators, administrators, and people who seek grant funding for K-12 schools and universities in partnership with them will benefit from attending this event. There will be time to get your questions answered after Dr. Oates’ presentation. Join us to learn more about getting funding for social emotional learning activities.

Rita OatesAbout the Presenter
Dr. Rita Oates, President of Oates Associates, has helped schools win grants from $500 to $1.9 million. As EdTech director in Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the nation’s fourth largest district, Dr. Oates initiated innovative uses of technology, partly funded with more than $10 million in grants. Dr. Oates has also been the external evaluator on several collaborative federal grants. While director of the EdTech graduate program at Barry University, she taught a three-credit grant-writing course. She has presented grant-writing workshops at conferences such as FETC, TCEA, for university faculty, and is presenting at METIS 2018 (in Mississippi). Dr. Oates has presented several other webinars for edWeb’s Education Funding community and has written more than a dozen books on educational technology. She earned undergraduate degrees from the University of Kansas, and a master’s and PhD from Indiana University. Follow her on Twitter @ritaoates.

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