Sean Slade is the Senior Director of Global Outreach at ASCD, a global mission-driven education association. During his more than two decades in education, he has spoken and written extensively on topics related to the whole child and health and well-being, and he has been at the forefront of promoting and using school climate, connectedness, resilience, and a youth development focus for school improvement.
He has written for the Washington Post, Huffington Post, published with ASCD, Routledge and Human Kinetics. He is an SEL expert for NBC Education Nation, VP for Advocacy at the International Union for Health Promotion & Education (North America) and a member of the OECD 2030 global task force. In 2013-14 he co-lead the ASCD-CDC development and release of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model.
Written by Sean Slade
Five years ago this summer, a group of 13 educators penned an opinion piece in the Huffington Post calling for a more humanistic approach to education. The article entitled In Support of the Whole Child, began by stating, We are at a crossroads in this nation regarding the direction that...In Support of a Whole Child Movement