Making Way for a Research-based Curriculum for Improved Academic, Social, and Emotional Outcomes

In this webinar, educators learned about key components of the Fly Five SEL curriculum. We reviewed what research tells us about school-based SEL, and examined with a close lens Fly Five’s guiding principles, which align with research-based recommendations.


  • Learned about the guiding principles of Fly Five
  • Explored how the guiding principles support a research-based SEL program
  • Learned about the research behind Fly Five, and how SEL leads to improved academic performance.

Tobey Belton, Jr - Presenter

Tobey Belton, Jr. has over 3 years of experience in consultative sales roles in multiple industries and brings a wealth of knowledge in helping create a valuable experience for schools partnering with Fly Five. Tobey is originally from Worcester County in Massachusetts where he attended St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury, MA in which he was a member of the National Honors Society. After that he attended the University of Connecticut on a track and field scholarship, in which he earned his Bachelor's Degree in English. With a passion to help the nation’s youth receive the best education possible, Tobey aims at inspiring and changing the standard of value in education for the world to make differences and better the society around us. When he is not working, Tobey enjoys spending time with his family and friends, fishing, hiking, and playing intramural sports.