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Christina Cipriano, PhD: Why Does SEL Matter for Educators?

Teachers are models. In order to authentically show up, connect with, and engage their students, teachers need to be able to recognize and communicate their own emotions. 

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Christina Cipriano

Applied Developmental and Educational Psychology

Dr. Cipriano is an Applied Developmental and Educational Psychologist, and Director of the Education Collaboratory at Yale. Her research focuses on the role of social and emotional learning (SEL) in the promotion of pathways to optimal developmental outcomes for traditionally marginalized student and teacher populations.

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