Create and sustain a thriving school culture with validated emotional intelligence practices. Equip your administrators, teachers and students with the skills they need to thrive. Solutions for Pre-K through graduate school.
We support schools & universities to thrive with emotional intelligence.
Did you know that emotional intelligence is correlated with increased academic achievement, better health, stronger relationships, greater self-efficacy, and improved quality of life? Developing the learnable, measurable skills of emotional intelligence is critical to success in education for all ages.
Emotional intelligence improves:
• Faculty and staff wellbeing
• Professional development
• Student success
• A thriving culture
A comprehensive Social Emotional Learning approach includes the development of skills for everyone in the school community, which triggers a multiplying effect as people adopt and aspire to new standards, together.
Already use the CASEL model? The Six Seconds Model of Emotional Intelligence aligns with the CASEL Wheel and makes it actionable – learn more here.
Equip students, faculty and staff for success
with emotional intelligence.
Schools and universities all over the world use Six Seconds tools and methods to implement comprehensive SEL solutions. From the Wangari Maathai Foundation to Antioch University, we partner with schools and nonprofits to identify and implement actionable, research-backed solutions.
Support your stakeholders with emotional intelligence.
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Support your faculty and staff in a meaningful way. Counteract burnout and create a sustainable environment.
Social and emotional learning isn’t an “extra” or “nice to have.” It’s a critical element driving student success.
Leverage evidence-based emotional intelligence training for faculty, staff and administration to thrive.
Create a shared vocabulary around emotional intelligence and use that to build mutual trust and respect.
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Assessments – Curriculum – Certification
Measure what matters.
Emotional intelligence has been linked to greater academic achievement, less anxiety, and greater life success for students. And yet, how often do schools measure it in a meaningful way? Six Seconds publishes robust and effective assessments of school climate and emotional intelligence and is a CASEL approved assessment provider. Get valuable data that you can put into action. All Six Seconds assessments are normed and validated with a global dataset, anonymous for users, and easy to use.
Make evidence-based social and emotional learning an integral part of your school’s identity.
All Six Seconds assessments are designed within models and frameworks that make the feedback practical and actionable. Create a shared vocabulary and learn widely applicable tools & methods for everyone in the community to start practicing emotional intelligence. The Six Seconds Model of Emotional Intelligence comes with thousands of hours of curriculum, hands-on tools and games, and workbooks.
Founded by educators committed to emotional intelligence for over 50 years, Six Seconds’ certification courses prepare you to implement comprehensive Social Emotional Learning. With educational best practices embedded in the course and mentors with decades of expertise ready to collaborate, this course allows you to put emotional intelligence theory into action. Walk away fully equipped to bring EQ to your school or university.
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