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WTIM School Spotlight: Taylorville Junior High Offering Social Emotional Learning

Taylorville Junior High School teaching children Social Emotional Learning or SEL. 


SEL Counselor Ashley Whitehead says it’s about helping children balance their lives. 

SEL Interventionist Doug Bowsher says his job is to teach children how to develop skills benefiting their day-to-day lives. 

Whitehead says that managing a struggling child can come down to showing the child a different outlook. 

Bowsher says that it’s always nice to hear former students tell him how much SEL helped. 

Bowsher and Whithead appeared as guests on the WTIM School Spotlight from the Taylorville School District Office building. 

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