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March 11, 2022

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We’re looking forward to building on the fantastic success of SEL Day 2021 with an even broader showing next year. To that end, we want to ensure that our next #SELday is as inclusive as possible. We understand that late March is a common time for spring break at many schools across the United States. Therefore, we’ll be celebrating a bit earlier this year—March 11, 2022. Mark the date on your calendar and stay tuned for more information to come!

SEL Day 2021 highlights.

On March 26th, 2021 thousands of educators, students, community organizers, and individuals celebrated the second annual International SEL Day by showcasing, promoting, advocating and supporting SEL around the globe. YOUR efforts helped #SELday reach several important milestones:

grassroots participation.

  • Over 14 million views from over 8,000 mentions of #SELday
  • Over 50,000 #SELday likes across social media
  • #SELday trended on Twitter for more than 2 hours on March 26th
  • Seven #SELday state proclamations and an #SELday U.S. Congressional Record
  • Over #SELday 3,100 participants representing 69 countries and all 50 U.S. states
  • More than 2,500 schools, districts and organizations represented

U.S. Congressional Record.

SEL Day was also recognized in the U.S. Congressional Record thanks to Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan. We are so grateful to Congressman Ryan for his ongoing leadership for SEL!

7 state proclamations.

Governors in seven states—ConnecticutDelawareNevadaNew JerseyPennsylvaniaTexas, and Vermont—declared March 26, 2021 SEL Day. In addition, several cities and school boards issued proclamations and resolutions, including: NJ State Board of EducationCity of HoustonCity of AustinCity of HackensackBloomfield NJ schools, and Roselle NJ schools. We appreciate the advocates that helped bring this attention to SEL in their states!

celebrating #SELday badge earners.

Congratulations to the 145 people who earned 475 #SELday badges for their efforts to showcase, promote, advocate, and support SEL!