Social and Personal Competencies
Social and Personal Competencies are a set of skills to include self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making. These are the "soft skills that are needed for students to succeed in postsecondary and career. The department has released the Social and Personal Competencies Resource Guide as a tool for educators to support students' growth in social and personal competencies.
Social and Personal Competency Modules
The Tennessee Department of Education, in collaboration with the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders and the Appalachia Regional Comprehensive Center, is happy to present a series of online modules that introduces you to social and personal competencies and teaching practices that support the academic, social, and emotional skills development of all students. The online modules not only help you support students, but also provide you with an opportunity to reflect on your practice and provide a space for you to think about your own social and personal well-being.
Through these modules, you will learn about what social and personal competencies, are and how to support social and personal competencies.
Incorporating Social and Personal Competencies Into Classroom Instruction and Educator Effectiveness
Module 3: Responsibility and Choice