CASEL Board Member Dr. Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl Starts as NoVo Endowed Chair of SEL at UIC
” It is really such an honor for me to take on this new role as the NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair in SEL, and to sign up with such an incredible group of faculty and trainees at UIC– a world-class university,” Dr. Schonert-Reichl said.
” It is really such an honor for me to take on this new function as the NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair in SEL, and to join such a fantastic group of faculty and trainees at UIC– a world-class university,” Dr. Schonert-Reichl stated. “And, it is particularly significant to me to be returning to Chicago, where my interest and enthusiasm for SEL all started as a teacher. It was throughout my years as a brand-new instructor that my students taught me that the finest knowing happens when specific attention is offered to producing educational contexts that support and promote their social and emotional skills and well-being.”
Called a world-renowned specialist in SEL, Dr. Schonert-Reichl was a Professor in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, and Special Education in the Faculty of Education at University of British Columbia (UBC) from 1991 to 2020. She is the recipient of numerous awards, consisting of the prominent 2021 Janusz Korczak Medal for Childrens Rights Advocacy, and has been invited to take part in numerous dialogues with the Dalai Lama on the themes of cultivating compassion and informing the heart.
CASEL Board of Directors Member Dr. Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl has actually begun her tenure as the next NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair of Social and Emotional Learning in the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The position was developed in 2011 to support ongoing social and psychological learning (SEL) research at the UIC College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, with support from the Novo Foundation. As the new NoVo Chair of SEL, Dr. Schonert-Reichl will take control of for CASEL Co-founder and Chief Knowledge Officer Dr. Roger Weissberg, who held the post given that its production.
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” Kim is an internationally renowned scholar whose cutting-edge work and cooperations have actually advanced emotional and social learning research study, evidence-based practice and public law for decades. It is very amazing that she is concerning UIC, where she will offer quality training and mentorship to future leaders in the field of SEL science and education,” stated Dr. Weissberg.
CASEL Board of Directors Member Dr. Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl has actually started her period as the next NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair of Social and Emotional Learning in the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. As the brand-new NoVo Chair of SEL, Dr. Schonert-Reichl will take over for CASEL Co-founder and Chief Knowledge Officer Dr. Roger Weissberg, who held the post because its creation.
Dr. Schonert-Reichl received her MA in Educational Psychology from the University of Chicago, her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Iowa, and completed her postdoctoral work as a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Fellow in the Clinical Research Training Program in Adolescence at the University of Chicago and the Department of Psychiatry at Northwestern University Medical School. Prior to her graduate work, Dr. Schonert-Reichl worked as a middle school and alternative high school teacher
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” Our wholehearted congratulations to Kim Schonert-Reichl in her brand-new function as NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair for SEL at the University of Illinois Chicago. NoVos Foundations endowment of the UIC chair is an acknowledgment of the importance of this work and the growing field of social and psychological learning.