2011 Mindfulness in Education Conference

Posted on Jul 20, 2011

The Association for Mindfulness in Education is please to announce that registration will soon be open for the 2001 Mindfulness in Education Conference:

October 14th-16th, 2011
Menlo Park, CA, 94025

For more information, visit mindfuleducation.org

The conference is co-sponsored by the Stanford School of Education, and the Stanford Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
2 units of Continuing Education Credits will be available through the Stanford Continuing Studies Department.

Keynote 
Mirabai Bush – Associate Director of the Center for Contemplative Mind and the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education, and co-creator of Google’s Search Inside Yourself course.

Plenary speakers:
Deborah Schoeberlein – author of Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfully: A Guide for Anyone who Teaches Anything 
Linda Darling Hammond Ph.D.- Professor of Education at Stanford University where she has launched the Stanford Educational Leadership Institute and the School Redesign Network.

Afternoon sessions :
Young Children
Lesley Grant – Marin Mindfulness Cooperative
Betsy Rose – musician, creator of Calm Down Boogie; Songs for Peaceful Moments and Lively Spirits

Elementary School
Megan Cowan – Mindful Schools 
Amy Saltzman M.D.- creator of Still Quiet Place

Executive Function
Mark Bertin M.D.- author of Family ADHD Solution

Middle school
Cator Schachoy – Youth Yoga Dharma
Holiday Johnson – Standing on Your Own Two Feet

High School
Gina Biegel – author of Stress Reduction Workbook For Teens

Incarcerated youth
Mary Lynn Finton – Art of Yoga Project
Chris McKenna – Mind Body Awareness Project

Teachers
Margret Cullen – SMART Program
Tish Jennings Ph.D.- CARE program, Garrison Institute, Penn State

International
Theo Keoffler – Mindfulness Without Borders
Meena Srinivasan – Classroom teacher, Mindfulness in Education in India

Sunday Day-long
dual focus deepening personal practice, sharing practice with youth
Margret Cullen –  SMART
Amy Saltzman –  Still Quiet Place

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