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Board of EducationEducation Matters

Education Matters: Social Emotional Learning


BOE President Shirley Brandman discusses the importance of social emotional learning and how MCPS continues to bring this into schools. This 30-minute talk show highlights the benefits of social emotional learning to include stronger life skills, higher academic achievement and an overall positive school environment.


  • Molly McCloskey, the managing director of the Whole Child Program with the Association of Supervisions and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • Brian Bartels, the Director of Psychological Services for MCPS
  • Karen Scharff, a Staff Development Teacher at Rocky Hill Middle School

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