The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Damien Sweeney, director of Diversity, Equity in the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL), discussed social-emotional learning in the career and technical education (CTE) classroom on the Certified educator podcast.

Graphic reading: Episode 25, Social-Emotional Learning in the CTE Classroom with Dr. Damien Sweeney, Certified Certiport Educator PodcastSweeney, former KDE program coordinator for comprehensive school counseling, joined cohosts Hannah Davis and Falakika Latu to lead the discussion on social-emotional learning, what it is, why it matters and why CTE classrooms are perfectly poised to help students find a place to belong and discover who they are.

During the podcast, he also discussed the social-emotional journey of educators and its importance in helping students.

The podcast is available for listening at Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.