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Weave Social Emotional Learning into the Fabric of the School Day

As the rates of anxiety and depression increase among students, teachers experience burnout, and mental health professionals disappear from schools, it’s clear: Our schools are at a tipping point.

Windsor Public Schools Transform Culture, Build Coherence Through High-Quality SEL Program

Showcases success in Connecticut’s statewide initiative to measure student’s social and emotional skills with Aperture Education’s DESSA.

When it Comes to SEL, Are We Measuring What Matters?

Despite significant investment, without a proven assessment, many school systems have a difficult time knowing if their SEL program is yielding positive results, and where additional efforts are needed to support students.

Aperture Education Launches Annual SEL Impact Award

Boerne ISD in Texas receives inaugural award for SEL that resulted in changing IEPs, behavior plans; reducing suspensions by up to 80% and referrals by 47%.

Aperture Education to Provide Free Access to EdSERT for Educators

Social and emotional learning tool also planned for fall accreditation for continuing education credits.

Aperture Education CEO Jessica Adamson Named Board Treasurer of SEL Providers Association

Treasurer to support organization as they address group’s priorities for education.

Aperture Education Expands its Research and Development Team

Dr. Evelyn Johnson named Vice President of Research and Development.

As Schools Look to Tackle the Stressors Educators Face this School Year they are Turning to Aperture Education’s EdSERT Program

Memphis Teacher Residency, and Green County Schools are among those using program to help educators improve their SEL skills.

Aperture Education Updates its Social and Emotional Learning Platform

Updates include a new dashboard to track high school student goals and challenges, and a single sign-on option for schools using Clever

Aperture Education Wins 2021 EdTech Breakthrough Award

Aperture Student Portal, which supports social and emotional learning in high school, is named “Best Competency-based Education Solution.”

Aperture Education Acquires Ascend to Expand its Social and Emotional Learning Offering for High Schools

Aperture’s research-backed DESSA assessment integrates with Ascend’s goal-setting software to create a powerful, engaging new SEL tool for high school students.

Virtual “SEL Vision Summit” Helps Participants Take Social and Emotional Learning to the Next Level

Aperture Education’s inaugural professional development conference brings together industry experts with school and district members to support students.

Webinar Series Brings Together New York City High Schools to Share Their Strategies for Supporting Social and Emotional Learning

The Urban Assembly and Aperture Education host series for schools and districts wanting to learn how to overcome challenges to implementing SEL.

CSDE Announces New Partnership to Launch Statewide K-12 Social-Emotional Learning Assessment System

Universal screener provides data to strengthen social-emotional skills, informs instruction for students who need additional support

Branching Minds and Aperture Education Launch Partnership to Support Students’ SEL in K-12 Districts Through MTSS

Branching Minds and Aperture Education, provider of the highly respected, research-backed comprehensive SEL assessment suite the DESSA, are excited to announce a new partnership.

Riverside Insights Adds the DESSA to Portfolio of Assessments

The research-based DESSA from Aperture Education provides actionable data to help schools confidently meet students’ individual social-emotional learning needs.