SEL DAY 2023 SUMMIT: State Highlight

Parenting with SEL 101: Stories and Solutions from South Carolina and Ohio

Geared toward parents and caregivers, this session will provide an engaging and accessible overview of social and emotional learning’s role in parenting children of all ages and backgrounds. Participants will hear from a panel of parents as they share their real-life stories, including the SEL practices and tools they rely on. Takeaways include access to a toolkit of strategies for parents/caregivers to deepen their connection with their children and build the social and emotional skills of everyone in the home.


  • Jennifer Smith Miller, Founder, Author, Confident Parents, Confident Kids, Co-founder SEL4OH
  • Pamela McVeagh-Lally, Founding Partner, SEL Consulting Collaborative, Co-founder SEL4OH
  • Wendy Methvin, Executive Director, SEL4SC
  •  Dr. Lorilei Swanson, Regional Liaison-Upstate Region, Carolina Family Engagement Center
  •  Dia Mixon, Teacher and Children’s Book Author