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News and Opinion Oct 4, 2019

Amy Nicholson of Turnaround for Children Joins Panel at CASEL SEL Exchange

Pictured left to right: Education Counsel’s Joaquin Tamayo, Bronxdale High School’s Carloyne Quintana, Turnaround for Children’s Amy Nicholson and Learning Policy Institute’s Jennifer DePaoli

Turnaround for Children’s Amy Nicholson was a featured panelist at the 2019 Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Exchange in Chicago, Illinois.

The panel, titled “What Brain Science Says: How Scientific Breakthroughs can Improve Policy to Ensure SEL, Equity, and Excellence for All Students,” was hosted by the Science of Learning and Development Alliance.

Nicholson joined Joaquin Tamayo from Education Counsel, Jennifer DePaoli from the Learning Policy Institute and Carloyne Quintana from Bronxdale High School to discuss initial findings from the science of learning and development and how supportive policies at different levels of education systems can enable effective SEL practices that ensure equity and excellence for all.