OMSECE – Social and Emotional Learning Concentration

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30 credit hours

Social and Emotional Learning

Prepare to support young children’s social-emotional development and well-being in learning settings through innovative programs, curricula, and integrative approaches. You will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver social and emotional learning (SEL) programming directly to children, and also to be an advocate for the principles of culturally and developmentally appropriate SEL practice. Graduates of this program will be well-positioned to become SEL leaders after three to five years of direct experience.

This concentration prepares you to seek the Illinois Gateways to Opportunity Early Care and Education (ECE) Level 5 Credential through the Entitled Route.To earn this credential, you will need to complete the appropriate Gateways applications and provide documentation of professional experiences and contributions.

Key benefits of this concentration

  • Increase skills to meet growing needs in early learning settings
  • Develop relevant, in-demand expertise
  • Sharpen competitive edge in the marketplace

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