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.

Do you want support with building a mindfulness program for your school or district?

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
Laveen, AZ

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

Next Course:

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

Next Course:

Download the
Mindful Schools 2022-2023 Program Catalog

Want to build a sustainable schoolwide or districtwide program?

Explore More Professional Development

Nurturing Self-Compassion

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.


Mindful Communication

Next Course:

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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