Discussion Forum Report from the Garrison Institute and the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL): Assessment for Social, Emotional and Academic Learning with Preschool and Elementary School Children, October 16-18, 2007. “…a meeting convened … to identify priorities for providing guidance to educators and policy makers on appropriate assessment strategies and systems in order to promote and ensure high-quality educational opportunities that foster the social-emotional development and academic performance of preschool and elementary-school children…” Assessment for preschool and elementary-school social, emotional, and academic learning, Oct. 2007