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Meghan Bonde


Online learning: email anytime and I will respond within 24 hours (Monday-Friday).  

Call 720-972-8945 which is my office phone number and it will get forwarded to my cell phone.  You can call between 8:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday.  If I am not available, leave a voicemail and I will get back to you within 24 hours.

You can request to set up a google hangout time or phone call time with me as well by email.  

The Social Emotional Learning Specialist (SELS) is a new role to Adams 12 that began the 2019-2020 school year.  

What is Social Emotional Learning?


  • Self Awareness: Recognizing one’s emotions, values, strengths, and challenges

  • Self Management: Managing emotions and behaviors to achieve one’s goals

  • Social Awareness: Showing understanding and empathy for others

  • Relationship skills: forming positive relationships, working in teams, dealing effectively with conflict

  • Responsible decision making: making ethical, constructive choices about personal and social behavior

What are the indicators of schoolwide Social Emotional Learning?

  • Explicit SEL instruction

  • SEL integrated with academic instruction

  • Youth voice and engagement

  • Supportive school and classroom climates

  • Focus on adult SEL

  • Supportive Discipline

  • A continuum of integrated supports

  • Authentic family partnerships

  • Aligned community partnerships

  • Systems for continuous improvement

What are the SELS goals in the first year?

  • To implement the Social and Emotional Learning Framework Districtwide

  • To build teacher capacity to integrate the framework into their classrooms and to problem solve challenging behavior

  • To provide targeted interventions to students (may be in the classroom, in a small group, or one on one)

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