Emotional Intelligence: Pathway to Creating Safe, Equitable, and Healthy Classrooms and Schools

Session Type: Breakout, Featured session


Have you been riding a roller coaster of emotions lately? Are you struggling with your cultural competency? You aren't alone. In this featured session, Dr. Marc Brackett, director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and author of Permission to Feel, will share research-based strategies to support your own and your students’ well-being, healthy decision making, relationships, and academic performance in virtual learning environments. A particular focus will be on developing a deeper understanding of the links between social and emotional learning and cultural competency. Participants will leave with practical tips to recognize and reduce unconscious biases and enhance their emotion skills.

Presented by

Marc Brackett, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Marc Brackett is the founder and director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and a professor in the Child Study Center of Yale University. His mission is to educate the world about the value of emotions and the skills associated with using them wisely.