Host a Professional Development Session

Choose a Customized Professional Learning Experience:

  • One-hour
  • Two-hour
  • Half Day
  • Full Day

Presentation Generally Includes:

  • Definition and History of Mindfulness
  • Mindfulness in Education
  • Research and Neuroscience
  • Benefits seen in children
  • Experiential introduction to a few Mindfulness Practices

Possible Topics:

  • What is Mindfulness: A basic introduction
  • Mindfulness and Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Response to Intervention (RtI), Integrating Practices
  • The Science behind Mindfulness in the Classroom
  • Mindfulness in Schools: A promising practice

Presentations to Date:

  • Greenville Public Schools
  • Grand Rapids Public Schools
  • Rockford Public Schools
  • East Grand Rapids Public Schools
  • Michigan Association on Higher Education and Disability (MI-AHEAD)
  • GVSU Student Club
  • Kent Schools Service Network
  • Michigan Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Conference
  • National Heritage Academy

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Patricia Ward, M.Ed.
Mindful Schools Certified Instructor
Grand Rapids, MI