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SEL Webinar
Social-emotional learning, or SEL, is the idea that education should go beyond academics. In today's world, social skills and emotional development aren't ancillary to an excellent education; they're a crucial part of it.
But the implementation process goes beyond programming; communicating the value of social and emotional learning is a vital part of the process. It's changing the culture of the district. It's selling SEL.
Join us on Tuesday, November 5th at 9:00 am for a webinar where we'll hear from Dr. Joe Ricca, Superintendent of White Plains Public School in New York. He will share how he delivered this message and helped his school community embrace social-emotional learning.

Nov 5, 2019 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Joseph Ricca
Superintendent of Schools @White Plains Public Schools
Dr. Joseph L. Ricca is the Superintendent of Schools of the White Plains City School District. He has eleven years’ experience as a Superintendent serving in both New York and New Jersey. He started his career as a history teacher; then served as an assistant principal and principal. With a Bachelor’s Degree from Seton Hall University, Dr. Ricca earned his Masters in Education from Harvard University, a Master of Arts from Caldwell College, and an Educational Doctorate from Walden University. Dr. Ricca has received various honors and has served in several service and consulting positions in the public, private and government sectors. He was named by the Westchester Business Council to their “40 Under 40” group, was named the 2019 Leadership Westchester Alum of the Year and is currently President of the Southern Westchester BOCES Chief School Administrators Association and President Elect of the LHCSS.
Anne Craft
Executive Director of Sales and Marketing @Michigan Virtual
Anne is passionate about education, leadership and telling a great story, which makes being the executive director of marketing and communications her perfect fit. Prior to working at Michigan Virtual, Anne earned a master’s degree at MSU, taught high school for 10 years, worked in media sales and ran her own digital marketing firm. When not sharing the love of online education, you can find her riding her Harley, cooking a gourmet feast or serving a meal at the rescue mission.
Thomas Soria
Director of Sales @Michigan Virtual
Thomas is Michigan Virtual‘s director of school partnerships. He has a demonstrated history of working with school districts, educators, students and parents. He has vast experience in online learning, conference networking, customer service, account management and professional development. Thomas is a strong sales professional with a Bachelor of Arts in education from Michigan State University, a former school teacher and professional paintball player. Thomas and his wife, Jennifer, have two children, Diego and Aster.