RULER Program


What is RULER?

RULER is an evidence-based approach to social and emotional learning (SEL) developed at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. RULER supports the entire school community in:

  • Understanding the value of emotions
  • Building the skills of emotional intelligence
  • Creating and maintaining a positive school climate

RULER Approach


How does RULER Work?

RULER begins with staff personal and professional learning and continues with classroom instruction for students and family engagement and education.


What Does the Evidence Show?