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Planning for the Return
Become an Emotion Scientist

Originally Aired: THURSDAY, JUNE 4 AT 9AM PST/12PM EST

Dr. Marc Brackett


Join us for a conversation with Dr. Marc Brackett, author of Permission to Feel, as he shares how we can all be compassionate emotion scientists in these challenging times. Read his latest articles.

Read: Rethinking School-Based Bullying Prevention Through the Lens of Social and Emotional Learning: a Bioecological Perspective

Dr. Marc Brackett

Founder and Director, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Marc Brackett, Ph.D., is the Founder and Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and a Professor in the Child Study Center of Yale University. He is the lead developer of RULER, an evidence-based approach to social and emotional learning that has been adopted by nearly 2,000 pre-K through high schools across the United States and in other countries. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL).