The BELE Resource Library is an evolving repository of resources and recommendations for folks working at all levels of the K-12 education system—including educators, administrators, policymakers, and parents—to use in pursuit of an improved student experience at school—one where every student feels valued and can develop fundamental life skills.
This collaborative space features resources sourced from across the BELE Network designed to support teachers, create student-centered learning experiences at school, guide the investment of funds, and much more.
The BELE Resource Library is grounded in seven Essential Actions that describe the changes and processes needed to create supportive, engaging and caring environments for students and adults.
You can navigate the Resource Library using “Search by Essential Action” or the drop-down menu of filters below the search bar to find the best resource to meet your needs.
This playbook from the BELE Network represents the culmination of BELE’s contributions to the education space. It is designed to be a tool for folks across the education space to leverage research-backed, role-specific resources that offer a path to bring practices and policies that center student experience to the classroom.
Part of the BELE learning series, this paper explores insights from our equity initiatives in partner districts. It focuses on the conditions necessary to create equitable learning environments that enhance the student experience, and where districts should focus their efforts to sustain meaningful change.
The Design Principles for Schools is a new playbook that aims to support K-12 educators and youth-serving professionals in transforming all learning settings to meet the acute needs we are facing right now and also provide a solid down payment on the better, more equitable education system we need for our kids and their futures.
The District Resource Center helps school districts make social and emotional learning (SEL) an integral part of every student’s education by providing them with a process of implementation and aligned resources and tools connected to CASEL’s theory of action for systemic SEL.
This resource is a step by step, 1 hour facilitation protocol that supports the group reflection process of Elevate data for implementing teachers. The facilitation is targeted towards district support teams as they seek to deepen relationships and coaching at the school level.
Adopt district and state policies that advance equity by centering students’ experiences, voices, and humanity.
Use data to adjust practice, policy, and learning environments.
Create the conditions that allow all educators to fully engage in their work, feel equipped to form meaningful relationships with students, and to be positive contributors to students’ daily experiences in school.
Create learning conditions that prioritize trusting relationships and foster student agency.
We can redesign education systems to prioritize positive relationships, fruitful collaboration between students, educators and families, and active learning—from the classroom to the superintendent’s office.
Listen to, understand, and respond to the voices and experiences of students to ensure they have agency in their learning and development and in the creation of a more supportive and affirming system.
Create positive student experiences in authentic collaboration with students’ communities.