Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

WAAM is thrilled to announce our Hello Insight partnership! We are joining together to provide music nonprofits with an important instrument to measure and demonstrate program impact. Hello Insight's platform enhances the ability to evaluate the critical components of Social Emotional Learning (SEL). We invite all music nonprofits to engage with Hello Insight and learn how your peers are elevating the narrative about the Power of...

Power of Music - Episode 6 is Available for Streaming Now! Tune in as we discuss the essential role of music in mental health and social emotional learning (SEL) with Dr. Kim Sabo Flores, Founder of Hello Insight and Dr. Chad Bernstein, Founder and CEO of Guitars Over Guns! https://youtu.be/Re_s5m1XTAE ...

We are thrilled to announce our next episode of our Power of Music Series, as we focus on the essential role of music in mental health and social emotional learning (SEL).Dr. Chad Bernstein – Founder and CEO of Guitars Over Guns, and Dr. Kim Sabo Flores – Founder of Hello Insight, will join David Zusman (WAAM Co-Founder) and Peter Gerlings (WAAM Head of Research) in a dynamic discussion as we address...

Dr. Chad Bernstein Co-Founder/CEO of Guitars Over Guns, is a leader in incorporating mental health and research-based initiatives into after school music programs. In 2015, Chad was honored as a CNN Hero for his work, and has since been featured by the Steve Harvey Show and People Magazine. Most recently, Chad was named an inaugural recipient of The Elevate Prize, selected from among thousands of global changemakers....

WAAM is excited to welcome Kim Sabo Flores, PhD, to our next Power of Music Episode! Dr. Kim Sabo Flores is a true leader in the field of SEL (social emotional learning) and Positive Youth Development. Kim’s company, Hello Insight (HI), has become an important solution for understanding the unique impact that our grantees have on students through music and mentorship. HI is the first online data-driven learning community...