We help school communities
create equitable and joyful learning environments
that center collective well-being.
The Mindful Schools Approach
We take an integrated approach to create healthy school cultures in which every person feels valued, engaged, and ready to learn.
By Educators, For Educators
Learn more about our partnership with Milner Middle School, a Title I school in Hartford, CT.
Our team of classroom teachers, administrators, and implementation specialists draws from lived experiences and expertise to create programs that are accessible and relevant for educators.
We empower school teams to build upon their unique strengths to achieve their community’s vision of wellness.
“Mindful Schools is our go-to organization when it comes to training and resources–– what we do, how we do it, and why we do it. We were searching for that, literally for years.”
– Robert Caplinger, Elementary School Principal
What’s New at Mindful Schools
Self-Compassion Workshop, February 22
Discover strategies for daily life that nurture well-being. Learn more >>
Compassion vs. Self-Compassion
Empower yourself to be the holder, giver, and recipient of kindness. Practice: “Just Like Me” >>
Love Letter Writing
Learn 8 classroom activities to explore self-compassion with students. Try #7: Love Letters >>
Get Started in 101 and 201
In 101: Mindfulness Foundations, discover:
- Mindfulness research
- Strategies to support resilience
- Trauma-sensitive practices
- Cognitive and implicit bias
In 201: Mindfulness in the Classroom, discover:
- Trauma-sensitive, inclusive, and culturally sustaining instruction
- Strategies to support student agency and empowerment
- Mindful Schools K-12 Curriculum
Mindful Schools 2022-2023 Program Catalog
Want to build a sustainable schoolwide or districtwide program?
Explore More Professional Development
Workshop: Wednesday, February 22
As educators, we’re often focused on meeting the needs of others. Join this workshop to discover practical self-care strategies that can be embedded into daily life to sustain our own well-being.
Building a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom
Workshop: Wednesday, April 12
Every classroom is impacted by the effects of trauma. Join this 90-minute workshop to examine a nervous system framework and discover strategies to create welcoming and safe learning spaces.
Whether we are speaking, listening, texting, emailing, or just plain thinking, most of us spend our days communicating. Explore the science, and practice strategies that can transform your communication patterns.
Spring Retreat for Educators
Retreat: Saturday, April 29
Expand and deepen your personal practice at this day dedicated to mindfulness practice, community, and connection.
Want to build a mindful school?
Mindful Schools offers specialized services for schools and districts to help build a culture of mindfulness, equity, and well-being. We take a multi-year approach to create a program that addresses the unique needs of your community. Request more information and get started.
Or visit our Specialized Services page to learn more.
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