Oral History Project
What is SEL?
The Westfield Public School District has created a series of short TED-style Talks to explain Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and each of its five core competencies, with examples of how they are being used in our district and the research that tells us why they work. We hope this series helps you to better understand the tremendous benefits of social and emotional learning. This introduction by Superintendent Dr. Margaret Dolan provides an overview of SEL.Uploaded Feb 04, 2019
SEL - Self-Awareness
The first of the Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) competencies is Self-Awareness. Self-awareness is crucial to all levels of success. When we are self-aware, we are able to recognize our emotions and how we respond to them, identify our strengths and weaknesses, and appreciate our self-worth and capabilities. As part of a series of TED-style Talks produced by the Westfield Public School District to explain SEL and how it is being used in our district, K-12 Director of Guidance Maureen Mazzarese focuses on the Self-Awareness competency of SEL, which allows us to live courageously, pursue our individual goals and dreams, and be our true selves.Uploaded Feb 11, 2019
WPS Retirees Reflect on "Tradition of Excellence"
We asked some of our recent retirees what makes Westfield Public Schools so special. Please enjoy this video showcasing our "Tradition of Excellence."Uploaded Sep 05, 2018 to Curriculum, Human Resources, and 2 more
A photographic tribute to all those who work hard throughout the summer to ensure that Westfield Public Schools are ready for the start of a successful new school year.Uploaded Sep 05, 2018 to Human Resources, School/Community Relations and Superintendent
Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year
Superintendent Dr. Margaret Dolan welcomes you to the 2018-2019 school year, outlining the district's mission along with some of the ideas and initiatives at work for 2018-2019.Uploaded Sep 05, 2018 to Human Resources, School/Community Relations and Superintendent