Roger Weissberg
Chief Academic Officer


  • Attendance and absenteeism
  • Back-to-school
  • Behavior
  • Bullying
  • Health and wellness
  • Juvenile justice
  • Mental health
  • Peer relationships
  • Risky behavior
  • Safety and violence

Roger P. Weissberg is NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair in Social and Emotional Learning, UIC and LAS Distinguished Professor, and Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). He directs the Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Research Group. He is also Board Vice-Chair and Chief Knowledge Officer for the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), a national organization committed to making evidence-based social, emotional, and academic learning an essential part of preschool through high school education.. For the past three decades, Weissberg has trained scholars and practitioners about innovative ways to design, implement, and evaluate family, school, and community interventions.