Get comprehensive tools & training to lead evidence-based social emotional learning
Social emotional learning is essential.
The learnable, measurable skills of emotional intelligence are correlated with increased academic achievement, better health, stronger relationships, greater self-efficacy, and improved quality of life. Every kid deserves to learn these crucial skills, and as a certified SEL Specialist, you will have the tools and training to create this optimal learning context.
“The practical demonstration of emotional intelligence competencies and clear explanations of research have helped me gain confidence and feel energized to implement SEL at my school.”
This course is right for you if you’re looking for:
Do you want to learn from the world’s leader in emotional intelligence and developers of the original Self-Science SEL curriculum?
SEL is needed today more than ever.
There is overwhelming evidence that our children are facing major social, emotional and mental health obstacles to succeeding at school.
The only real solution is a comprehensive SEL program, which hundreds of academic studies have linked to improved learning outcomes and better school climate. A meta-analysis of 213 rigorous studies of SEL in schools linked quality SEL instruction to higher academic performance, fewer disruptive behaviors such as aggression, delinquent acts, improved attitudes and behaviors and reduced reports of depression, stress, and anxiety from students and their counselors.
What are you waiting for?
Sign up today and let’s get started!
A Systematic, Comprehensive Approach to SEL
This certification equips internal and independent specialists with one of the world’s only fully-integrated methodologies for SEL – with assessments & curriculum for every stakeholder.
- Integrate SEL into academics and cocurricular programs
- Grow emotionally intelligent leaders across the institution to grow & maintain an SEL ecosystem
- Access the world’s leading emotional intelligence tools
Hear what recent graduates have to say:
This course provided ample opportunities and materials to integrate the Six Seconds and EQ principles into my classroom, my advisory, and my overall philosophy of teaching. I will be grateful to the leaders and the program for the rest of my career.
This was an excellent course. It helped me in many different ways, at a personal and professional level. This was inspiring. I would recommend it.
Excellent ‘hands-on’, experimental course to improve your EQ and that of people you impact. Must-do workshop for all leaders as the journey begins from the top.
You can create an ideal learning environment.
For over 20 years, Six Seconds has been training and supporting people to use emotions as resources – and our history with social emotional learning goes even deeper than that: Six Seconds’ Self-Science curriculum was first published in 1978; in 1992, Daniel Goleman observed the program and dedicated a chapter of his 1995 bestselling book, Emotional Intelligence, to how EQ can work in education.
Six Seconds offers innovative tools and life changing training for educators to create evidence-based social emotional learning (SEL) solutions that work everywhere in the world. You will take away an in-depth understanding of emotional intelligence and practical tools and strategies to implement immediately in your school or classroom.
We can’t wait to get you started teaching with EQ!
Certified EQ Educator pathway
Earn your advanced professional recognition as a Certified SEL Specialist – equipped to deploy a systematic, developmental, evidence-based approach to social emotional learning using a robust toolbox and methodology. Here is a brief overview of the program:
- Format – Hybrid of virtual learning and live (either live-online or face to face).
- Investment – approximately US$7,000 for the entire pathway; price varies depending on options you select and package discounts; contact Six Seconds in your region for specific details.
- Languages – available in English, Chinese, Spanish (some sections also in Italian)
- Scope – Earn 4 different certifications across 6 courses, totaling over 150 instructional hours:
EQ Educator 1 (EQE1)
Dive into Six Seconds’ powerful methodology and learn why, and how social emotional learning works – starting with yourself. Access key tools for practicing EQ yourself to model and support these essential skills for learners.
All 8 hrs Details + Schedule
EQ Educator 2 (EQE2)
Engage in the ground-breaking Self-Science method for SEL, a comprehensive, systemic, process- driven approach. Apply the actionable EQ model and access essential Self-Science SEL lessons to begin implementation.
All 12 hrs Details + Schedule
EQ Educator 3 (EQE3)
Expand and deepen your SEL curriculum by integrating the complete Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Model of learnable, measurable competencies – and go deeper into the full scope and sequence of SEL. Administer and debrief easy SEL youth assessments.
All 15 hrs Details + Schedule
Earn EQ Educator Certification
EQ Practitioner Certification (EQPC)
Strengthen your capacity to practice EQ to engage others to practice; learn to measure EQ to develop an in-depth evidence-based approach to SEL.
All 32 hrs EQPC Details | Schedule
Earn EQ Practitioner Certification
Educator Assessor Certification (EQAC)
Get equipped to measure EQ for an evidence-based approach to development.
EQ Educators 18 hrs EQAC Details | Schedule
Earn EQ Assessor Certification
SEL Tools (SELT)
Access robust measures to implement a system-wide, evidence-based SEL culture using normed, validated measures for school climate and individual youth & adult competency.
EQ Educators 36 hrs contact us for schedule
Earn EVS + additional tool Certifications
Facilitator Integration (FI)
Enhance your expertise in designing effective learning using Six Seconds’ SEL methodology to effectively adapt and create lessons.
EQ Educators 14 hrs contact us for schedule
Earn accreditation as a Certified SEL Specialist
EQE Train the Trainer (EQETTT)
By invitation only, join the TTT to deliver the EQE program to schools and educational organizations.
EQ Educators 28 hrs contact us for schedule
Then, continue to Master Class to deepen your practice and become a leader in the EQ community. Learn more.