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Founded by SEL Expert & Trainer

In Control was founded by an award-winning, ASCA-certified school counselor with a Master's in Secondary Counseling and a second degree in communications. Jeff has dedicated his life to improving the social and emotional development of middle schoolers and equipping educators to facilitate students' journeys. 

  • Professor of Social and Emotional Learning, National Univ.

  • 2019 District Teacher of the Year (32nd Largest District in the US)

  • 2019 Florida State Teacher of the Year Nominee

  • FLDOE Ron Nieto Digital Educator of the Year

  • 2018 SCORE Entrepreneur of the Year

  • 2015 Toastmaster's International Speaker of the Year

  • 2014 District Counselor of the Year (32nd Largest District in the US)

  • Host of the Can Do U SEL Podcast

  • Founder of Two Highly Successful SEL Video Curriculum Companies

  • Masters Degree in Elementary & Secondary School Counseling

  • Certified Educator

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Research-Based and CASEL-Aligned

It's not fluff. The In Control video curriculum is grounded entirely in scientific research about teen social and emotional development. Every series and video installment is aligned to one or more of the 5 core competencies of CASEL (the Collaborative for Academic, Social, & Emotional Learning), which offers the most widely-acclaimed framework of guiding practices for SEL programs. 

By Educators, For Educators

The In Control video curriculum has been created entirely by certified educators and counselors with boots on the ground. The curriculum is sensitive to the needs of students, teachers, counselors, and administrators.

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Built on Relevancy

It's notoriously hard to grab a middle schooler's attention--but we do just that. Our program kicks musty, dusty, dry pedantics to the curb in favor of pop-culture relevance and authenticity. Our curriculum looks and feels like a Netflix or YouTube show, and that's purposeful. We meet kids where they are at.

Responsive to School Needs

Our product is based on and sensitive to the tensions and demands of education in the year 2021. As those change, we change. Our philosophy is school-centric. You and your unique needs always come first. 

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