Welcome to
SEL Worldwide

The mission of SEL Worldwide is to help schools and organizations nurture children and improve academic outcomes through best practices in social and emotional learning.

About Us

Who We Are

SEL Worldwide is an established network of educators and experts committed to best practices in the field of social and emotional learning. We have worked in most U.S. states and more than a dozen countries. Our principals include:

Dorothy Morelli

Partner

Dorothy Morelli is a career educator with more than 30 years of experience in elementary and secondary education. Morelli provides technical assistance to superintendents, administrators and teachers across the U.S. and around the world in developing strategic planning and professional development in the field of social and emotional learning. Morelli served as CEO of PATHS Education Worldwide, an organization dedicated to training schools and school districts on implementation of the PATHS curriculum. Morelli is president of CREATE, a nonprofit organization dedicated to evidence-based programs that support educator health and wellness. Earlier in her career, Morelli worked as an educational coordinator for Vanderbilt University, adjunct faculty member at Belmont University, and teacher and coach in school systems in South Carolina and Tennessee.

Denine Goolsby

Partner

Denine Goolsby is a career educator with more than 40 years of experience in elementary and middle education. Since 2008, Goolsby has worked in multiple roles for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, a major implementer of the PATHS curriculum in social and emotional learning. During her career, Goolsby has worked as a teacher in the classroom, assistant principal, principal, regional superintendent, and academic coach. Most recently, she served as Cleveland’s executive director of Humanware, an initiative promoting best practices in SEL for students, families, and educators to create safe, supportive, and successful learning environments. She is a recognized expert in educator professional development who is active in numerous groups including the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa Inc., a professional organization of women in the field of education.

Mark Greenberg

Senior Advisor

Dr. Mark Greenberg holds the Bennett Endowed Chair in Prevention Research at Pennsylvania State University’s College of Health and Human Development and he is the founding director of Penn State’s Prevention Research Center. A globally recognized expert in the field of social and emotional learning, Greenberg is a developer of the PATHS curriculum and has extensively studied the curriculum’s implementation in schools across the U.S. and in more than 20 countries around the world. Greenberg is a board member emeritus of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and the recipient of numerous honors including the 2013 Presidential Award from the Society for Prevention Research. He is the board chair of CREATE, a nonprofit organization dedicated to evidence-based programs that support educator health and wellness.

What We Do

Collectively, our team has decades of experience in SEL training and professional development. With dozens of trainers, our services include:

Training

Deploying expert trainers to assist schools and school districts in implementing the PATHS curriculum and other evidence-based programs.

Technical Assistance

Providing customized technical assistance with consulting and coaching delivered through on-site visits, conferences, and virtual supports.

Implementation

Ensuring that training and programs are implemented with fidelity, based on competencies identified by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL).

SEL Worldwide is available for free consultations to determine how our services can fit the needs of schools and school districts.

Contact

To learn more about SEL Worldwide, call 615.364.6606 or reach out using the form below.