SEL Day 2024

Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Leaders

March 8, 2024


Join us toward a shared goal:
better school, work, and life opportunities for all students

What Is SEL Day?

SEL Day is a global, grassroots campaign for social-emotional learning to support children’s academic recovery, mental health, and well-being. Since its inception in 2020, #SELday has reached over 40 million views. 


In 2023, over 4,000 SEL champions representing all 50 U.S. states and 87 countries made 11,000 commitments to showcase, promote, advocate, and support SEL. Advocacy efforts have resulted in SEL Day proclamations in fifteen states, a letter of support from the White House, and a bipartisan resolution for SEL Week introduced in the Senate. 


Showcase SEL

Demonstrate and celebrate best practices

Promote SEL

Raise awareness with new audiences

Advocate SEL

Engage policymakers and stakeholders

Support SEL

Support educators and administrators


40+ Million Social Media Views

Trending on Twitter with over 10,000 mentions and 100,000 interactions on social media

Recognitions in 12 States & Nationally

Proclamations in 12 states, letter of recognition from President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, and bipartisan resolution for National SEL Week introduced in the U.S. Senate

8,500 Participants Internationally

Over 8,500 participants representing 88 countries and all 50 U.S. states with more than 5,000 schools, districts, and youth-serving organizations represented

Proclamations and Resolutions

Get Involved


Join our mailing list to stay informed about the launch of SEL Day 2024


Check out our toolkits to help you showcase, promote, advocate for and support SEL


Earn badges and climb to the top of the leaderboard by raising awareness for SEL 

2024 Highlights

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