Social Emotional Learning in Urban Schools: A Look at the Evidence on Social Emotional Learning Interventions and Culturally Responsive Implementation with Dr. Tia Barnes.

In this episode of the E4E Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Tia Barnes, an associate professor of human development and family sciences at the University of Delaware. Tia teaches courses related to special education, guidance and behavior, and social-emotional learning to both undergraduate and graduate students. Her research focuses on the social-emotional well-being of minoritized populations, utilizing social-emotional learning, culturally responsive pedagogy, and special education. Tia discusses her research on SEL interventions in urban schools, offering evidence-based directions for further research and implications for policy and practice.