Pro-Grant Workshop

How to Leverage SEL to Ignite a Healthy Sense of Identity, Connection & Belonging

The challenges facing our young people are unprecedented and call for collaborative and innovative approaches to supporting a stronger sense of wellbeing and connection in schools. Strategies and resources to support Social Emotional Learning (SEL) for students continues to be at the forefront. We offer an interactive workshop for parents, educators and students to learn how to communicate in new and powerful ways to nurture an authentic sense of identity, connection and belonging in your school. Learn intuitive strategies that create a safe space, ignite student engagement, and help them develop a positive sense of agency in the world!


Co-Founder of Captains & Poets, Jennifer Johnson, B.Ed., M.A., is a parent, a former educator, and a passionate change-maker on a mission to empower young people to be their best selves to create a better world.

Jeff, Perera, Headshot

Jeff Perera is the founder of Higher UnLearning and is a gifted storyteller and TEDx talk speaker on subjects related to gender, race and empathy-building. He aims to inspire self-leadership to create a positive impact on the world.


  • 60 or 90 Minutes
  • Online or In-Person Presentation
  • Collaborative Session

Workshop Add-Ons

  • Student Engagement Activities
  • Impact Assessment Tools
  • Books and Resources