Professional Development

In order to effectively implement social emotional learning, educational leaders, teachers, and parents need to develop their emotional intelligence skills — so they can more effectively teach and model EQ. Below you’ll find information about free emotional intelligence training, as well as in-depth certification training for EQ change makers.

EQ Certification for Education

EQE: EQ Educator Certification EQ Educator: Effectively facilitate social emotional learning classes using the Self-Science process The pioneering EQ curriculum highlighted as a model for teaching the skills of EQ in Daniel Goleman’s 1995 bestselling book. brochure
EQTE: EQ Tools for Education  EQ Assessor: Administer the SEI-Youth Version (ages 7-18), the SEI and SEI360 emotional intelligence assessment toolkit, as well as our school climate survey, Educational Vital Signs (EVS)  Where other tests provide “diagnosis,” these tools offer insight, plus a powerful framework for putting emotional intelligence into action. Participate in a live 3 day class, or in a six session virtual option with 1:1 coaching and practicum for both options. Can also be delivered in-house for schools/districts/organizations. SEL assessment certification
EQC:  The Emotional Intelligence Certification ICF Accredited EQ Practitioner:  Use Six Seconds model and tools yourself and with your team and colleagues Immerse in Six Seconds’ transformational learning so you “get it in your bones.” 5-day, in-depth, get the “building blocks” to develop your own EQ and in turn help others develop. brochure

In addition, certification is available for any of the Six Seconds tools, including the emotional intelligence assessment for adults and youth, and the school climate assessment. Please click here for more about emotional intelligence certification training, and download the “Certification Pathways” brochure to see the flow of programs.  

Free Emotional Intelligence Courses

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Students with an effective “social emotional learning” (or SEL) program do better academically – and in life (evidence). Why is this so important?  What is social emotional learning?  How can I get started in my classroom? Click here for free registration for iSEL iSEL is a collaboration of dozens of world-leading experts, and is sponsored by Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Network and Fielding Graduate University.  Learn more about the Introduction to Social Emotional Learning.  

EQ 101 for Parentseq-101-parents

Parenting is a tough job – and it can be an emotional roller-coaster.  What are the emotional intelligence skills we need in order to maintain peace amidst all the stress?  How can emotional intelligence help us communicate, collaborate, and create great relationships… and teach these essential skills to our children? The free online emotional intelligence course for parents is a collaboration of hundreds of allies from the EQ Network.  It features over 50 brief videos filmed with EQ experts at the Six Seconds Master Class.