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Eligibility to Enroll in the General Track Program

The criteria to enroll General Courses 101 and 102 are as follows:

  • Currently enrolled in a College/University OR Associates Degree or higher (60 credits or more).

The criteria to enroll in the General Practicum Course are as follows:

  • Above criteria already submitted.
  • Successful completion of SEL 101 and 102 sequentially (corroborated with instructor).
  • A signed letter on letterhead from a school principal, director or supervisor acknowledging your applying to take the course and participate in the practicum.

Submit Letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How do I enroll in a single course or in the full program in Social-Emotional and Character Development?

To enroll in a single course or for the full program for professional development / in-service credit, all you need to do after reviewing that you satisfy the educational and other qualifications is:

  • Click the REGISTER link here or above.
  • To enroll in the Practicum Course (SEL 103), it is recommended that you first submit appropriate documentation (PDF of signed letter from Principal/Supervisor on letterhead) to the following email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and wait for confirmation and notification of acceptance via email or phone prior to registering for this course.
  • If you choose to register for Practicum Course (SEL 103) prior to submitting documentation and receiving an email or verbal confirmation of acceptance to this course, you may be deregistered. Notification will occur if this happens.
  • Check your computer capabilities for complete access to our Pearson Learning Studio (eCollege) site.

You will be contacted and notified of your eligibility for admission to the program. Should you have any questions send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The criteria to enroll in the (General) Alternate Practicum Course are as follows:

  • Currently enrolled in a College/University OR  currently has Associates Degree or higher (60 credits or more).
  • Successful completion of SEL 101 and 102 Face to Face Live version sequentially corroborated with:
    • submission of copies of courses 1 and 2 certificates of completion
    • detailed action plan as described in course 2
  • A signed letter on letterhead from a school principal, director or supervisor acknowledging your applying to take the course and participate in the practicum.

Submit documentation and letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Eligibility to Enroll in the Accelerated Track Program

The criteria to enroll in the Accelerated Program:

  • Currently holds or is enrolled in a College/University OR Associates Degree or higher (60 credits or more).
  • Currently employed as someone who provides direct instruction to students.
  • Has successfully initiated and implemented Social-Emotional and character development programming successfully in your classroom, counseling sessions or after-school program for 5+ years and can document this experience.
  • Submit a letter on letterhead from a school principal, director or supervisor acknowledging your applying to take the courses and a resume/CV that also includes all SECD experiences prior to registration.

Send documentation of SECD experience (letter and resume/CV) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

Once accepted, you will be able to register for 401, the Accelerated Course.

The criteria to enroll in the Accelerated Practicum Course (SEL 402) are as follows:

  • Above criteria has been met.
  • Successful completion of the Accelerated Course (SEL 401, to be corroborated with the course instructor).

You will be contacted and notified of your eligibility for admission to the Accelerated Program. Following notification, you may register. If you choose to register for 401 or 402 prior to submitting documentation and receiving an email or verbal confirmation of acceptance to either course, you may be deregistered. Notification will occur if this happens. Should you have any questions send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Then move on to the registration page to enroll.

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