ArtsEdSEL promotes empirically-grounded insight that builds capacity for high-quality PreK-16 arts education, informed by culturally-responsive and sustaining practices by establishing and enacting a research agenda for arts education and social emotional learning.



Research Article

Music Education and Social Emotional Learning:Research Applications for the Classroom

Research article describing SEL implemention in music classrooms

Research Article

Introducing Social Emotional Learning to Music Education Professional Development

Research article suggesting models for SEL/music education professional development

Research Article

Social Emotional Learning in Schools and Music Education: Implications for Music Education

Research to draw explicit connections between SEL and music education


Promoting Positive Youth Development Through School-based Social and Emotional Learning Interventions: A Meta-analysis of Follow-up Effects

An overview of 82 research studies on the effects of SEL in schools


The Impact of Enhancing Students’ Social Emotional Learning: A Meta-Analysis of School-based Universal Interventions

An overview of research conducted on the effectiveness of SEL interventions

Research Article

Music Teacher Educator Perspectives on Social Justice

“This survey sought to investigate the perspectives of music teacher educators with regard to social justice, music education, and music teacher education.”

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