Event Recap: Mindfulness and Social-Emotional Learning in K-12

The third Education for the Future webinar took place on March 14, 2023, and featured the topic “Mindfulness and Social Emotional Learning in K-12.” Below, you can watch the recording or learn more about the event. 

Recorded Webinar 

Date Recorded: March 14, 2023
Duration: 54 minutes

Event Recap

The event covered three main topic areas, including:

  • Status of children’s mental health
  • Definition and overview of SEL and mindfulness research
  • How can SEL and mindfulness nurture students’ resilience?


Below is a list of resources shared during the webinar.

Goal Alignment

Sustainable Development Goals

This Education for the Future event aligned with the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs):

  • Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being
  • Goal 4: Quality Education

Learn more about UN Sustainable Development Goals

Contact the Presenters


  • Deb Schussler, Professor of Education, Penn State
    Email: dls93@psu.edu
  • Karen Krisch, Principal, Marion-Walker Elementary School, Bellefonte Area School District
    Email: kkrisch@basd.net

K-12 Engagement Network Team

  • Amanda Smith, Director, K-12 Engagement, Penn State Outreach
    Email: ajs398@psu.edu
  • Sarah Naylor, Assistant Director, Penn State Outreach Marketing
    Email: san53@psu.edu