Social-Emotional Learning Program

Phenix City Schools is committed to pursuing excellence on behalf of every student in every school. This includes caring for the whole child. In order for students to be academically successful, other needs must also be met. Social-emotional learning (SEL) plays a vital role in addressing these other needs that can sometimes serve as barriers to academic success. There is a high correlation between social-emotional skills and academic achievement, positive behavior, and resilience. SEL provides skills students can use in school, beyond the classroom, and even into adulthood and fosters relationships among school, family, and community. The SEL Program focuses on providing students with skills in self-awareness, self-management, responsible decision-making, relationships, and social awareness.