SEL Resource Hub

Social and Emotional Learning Resources

As a leader in social and emotional learning, National University System (NUS) offers resources and programs designed to enhance student learning outcomes and increase educator impact in the classroom and beyond. Explore SEL resources below from Harmony SEL, Inspire Teaching & Learning, and our nonprofit university affiliates.

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Elementary School
SEL Program

Harmony SEL is an SEL program for Pre-K-6 grade students, accessible online and at no cost. With Harmony’s resources, tools, strategies, and product training and support, you can foster the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students need to develop healthy identities and relationships. Further your SEL implementation with Inspire Teaching & Learning’s training on the intersections of SEL, equity, academic integration, and adult SEL.

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Professional Learning
for Educators

Develop your teaching and SEL skills with Inspire Teaching & Learning’s no-cost, on-demand courses and deeper professional learning opportunities. Inspire celebrates and develops inspirational educators while supporting SEL and inspirational instruction in the Pre-K-12 classroom. Inspire allows you to promote adult SEL and dig deeper with your SEL implementation, working collaboratively with Harmony SEL.

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Degree Programs
in SEL

Take your career to the next level with an SEL degree from National University System. NUS, a system of nonprofit universities, is a leader in creating innovative solutions to education and meeting the needs of a diverse population of lifelong learners. Through National University’s Sanford College of Education and Northcentral University, NUS offers a variety of SEL-focused graduate degrees designed to help you make a difference.

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Why is a Degree in SEL Important?

Career Opportunities for SEL Professionals

There is a growing need for SEL professionals, and the job market is expanding to include new SEL-driven roles. By earning your degree in SEL through one of NUS’ programs, you will be better equipped to take on the responsibilities of those roles. Read Panorama Education’s blog post, “7 Social-Emotional Learning Jobs Your District Needs to Hire for in 2021,” to learn more about SEL professions and discover where a degree in SEL could take you.

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Which SEL Degree Program is Right for You?

Earning a social and emotional learning degree can help you make your learning environment inclusive and productive. With the skills you learn from these programs, you will be able to empower educational communities at all levels, from the classroom to the district. Explore SEL degrees from National University System affiliate nonprofit universities and discover which program is the best fit for you.


Program Focus

Empower educational communities.

Who is This Program Designed For?

Current / future educators
School counselors / psychologists
School/district administrators

Number of Courses

10 courses

Course Modality

Four-week classes, available online

Scholarship Opportunities

50% scholarship opportunity

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Program Focus

Make subject matter engaging and comprehensible.

Who is This Program Designed For?

Current or credential-seeking educators

Number of Courses

19 (single subject), 20 (multiple subject)

Course Modality

Four-week classes, online or on-site

Scholarship Opportunities

Full-tuition scholarship opportunity through the Harmony Scholar Program

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Program Focus

Grow and advance in your career.

Who is This Program Designed For?

Current educators not seeking a credential

Number of Courses

10 courses

Course Modality

Four-week classes, online or on-site

Scholarship Opportunities

Tuition benefit opportunity for Harmony and Inspire teachers

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Program Focus

Become a leader in SEL.

Who is This Program Designed For?

Mid-career- advanced teachers
School counselors/psychologists
School/district administrators

Number of Courses

16 courses

Course Modality

Varying course lengths, 100% online coursework

Scholarship Opportunities

Monthly scholarship opportunities

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Master of Arts in SEL Master of Education with an Emphasis in SEL Master of Arts in Education with an Emphasis in SEL Doctor of Education with a Specialization in SEL
Program Focus Empower educational communities. Make subject matter engaging and comprehensible. Grow and advance in your career. Become a leader in SEL.
Who is This Program Designed For? Current educators
School counselors / psychologists
School/district administrators
Current or credential-seeking educators Current educators not seeking a credential Mid-career- advanced teachers
School counselors / psychologists
School/district administrators
Number of Courses 10 19 (single subject)
20 (multiple subject)
10 16
Course Modality Four-week classes, online Four-week classes, online or on-site Four-week classes, online or on-site Varying course lengths, 100% online coursework
Scholarship Opportunities 50% scholarship opportunity Full-tuition scholarship opportunity through the Harmony Scholar Program Tuition benefit opportunity for Harmony and Inspire teachers Monthly scholarship opportunities
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Scholarship Opportunities

MA in SEL Scholarship

The MA in SEL Scholarship will reward outstanding applicants who have demonstrated the potential for academic excellence with a partial scholarship to promote leadership in social and emotional learning in their future schools, districts, or communities. The scholarship only applies to courses in the Master of Arts in Social Emotional Learning and provides 50% of the tuition for the program.

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Inspire Modules and Graduate Credits for MAE in SEL

Developed as a collaborative project between Inspire Teaching & Learning and the Teacher Education Department in Sanford College of Education, eight SEL training modules are offered entirely online. The modules are self-paced, asynchronous, and designed to fit with your schedule. They can be completed at no cost and transferred toward the completion of a Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Social Emotional Learning from NU.

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MEd in SEL Scholarship

The Harmony Scholar Program rewards outstanding NU students who have demonstrated the potential for academic excellence with a full-tuition scholarship to promote teacher leadership in social and emotional learning in their future schools and districts. The program is open to all NU students seeking a Master of Education in Inspired Teaching and Learning with an emphasis in Social and Emotional Learning.

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Doctorate in SEL Scholarship

Northcentral University wants to help remove barriers to higher education, including the financial commitment required for graduate school. NCU offers scholarship opportunities each month to provide students with extra financial support. The monthly scholarships vary in number and award amounts, from partial tuition to full tuition.

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