EDspaces 2022 EDsession Program & Schedule


Designing Environments to Support Social & Emotional Learning

  • Description: Review the key concepts of SEL, Trauma-Informed Classroom Practices and Sensory Processing and how it may impact, focus, attention, and behavior. Learning doesn’t just start from the chin up. We need our bodies and our senses to process and learn. Learn how to transform Learning Environments for success using design solutions and furniture/equipment selections that are inclusive and universal for all students. These practices are applicable to both students and adults alike! Join us for an enlightening discussion and discovery session!
  • Date:Thursday, November 3
  • Time:8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time
  • Location:EDspaces Classroom B118
  • Track:Environment/Health/Sustainability
  • Audience:Architects & Designers, Educational Institutions
  • Learning Objective 1:Name 3 essential concepts of SEL, TIC, and Sensory Processing.
  • Learning Objective 2:Identify 2 strategies/ furniture and/or other design choices that may help students with focus/attention and behavior issues.
  • Learning Objective 3: Be able to create your own learning space to support SEL.
  • Learning Objective 4:Be able to apply basic concepts of SEL, TIC and sensory processing solutions to design an inclusive learning environment.
  • Credit:AIA LU/HSW, IDCEC
Sue Ann Highland
School Specialty
Cecilia Cruse
School Specialty