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Professional Learning

Social-Emotional Learning: Self-Management

In this course you will reflect on your current social and emotional skills so you are aware of areas where you may want to improve by learning how to effectively manage stress, control impulses, and motivating oneself.

At a Glance

Learn how to regulate emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in different situations to set and work toward personal and academic goals.


  • Educator Self-Care


  • Define self-management and identify areas of your personal and/or professional life where you could incorporate self-management.
  • Conduct a SWOT analysis to identify an area of your personal and/or professional life where self-management strategies could help you improve.
  • Build a deeper understanding of what causes stress and how it affects your daily lives.
  • Learn stress management strategies that can be implemented for self-care
  • Define regulating emotions and self-control through the SEL lens.
Developed by:

National Education Association

Last Updated: January 21, 2021


Audience Role

  • Aspiring Educator
  • College & University Faculty
  • Education Support Professional
  • Specialized Instruction Support Personnel
  • Teacher


  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Higher Education
  • Middle School

Session Length

6-8 weeks

Session Format


Enroll in this course here.

This is a program NEA makes available for affiliate use as a professional offering to educators. NEA Social-Emotional Learning: Relationship-Skills Blended Learning modules may already be offered through your local or state association. Please contact your state or local association if you are interested in getting a blended learning cohort started.

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