Kathy Flynn-Somerville, EdD
Classroom Mindfulness in Action
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What You'll Learn
Learn how Kathy is implementing mindfulness programming throughout her district of 50+ schools, and hear about the students feedback
Understand the ground-level challenges of introducing mindfulness to public schools, and hear practical advice for overcoming them
Take away a short and simple guided practice that you can use today to help you and your students pause and arrive in the classroom
About Kathy Flynn-Somerville, EdD
Dr. Kathy Flynn-Somerville is a seasoned, "In-the-Trenches" teacher, currently enlisted as a Teacher on Special Assignment. Her mission is to systematically transform an urban school district into one of more compassion. Dr. Flynn-Somerville works throughout all classrooms, K-12, and delivers professional learning, including Social and Emotional Learning with an emphasis on Mindfulness, to transform educational experiences of the students, staff, community, and beyond. Kathy lives in Pittsburgh with her wonderful husband, Joe, and their dog, Colby. She hosts a live stream Global Mindfulness Practice for the Community, which you can join for free on Sunday evenings from 8PM - 8:30PM EST using this link to tune into the free call: https://zoom.us/j/489248217
About Rona Wilensky, PhD
Rona Wilensky is Director of Mindfulness Programs at PassageWorks Institute where she teaches SMART in Education, a mindfulness program for educators. From 1992- 2009 she was founding principal of New Vista High School, an innovative public high school of choice in Boulder, Colorado. She is a Fellow of the Mind and Life Institute and was member of the Leadership Council of the Garrison Institute’s Initiative on Contemplative Teaching and Learning. Rona holds a B.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University and taught that subject at Williams College and the University of Denver in the early 1980’s.
Check out Rona's work at PassageWorks.