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Past Speaking Engagements

 

DATE
SPONSOR EVENT LOCATION

10/21/16-
10/22/16

Heart-Mind Conference: Cultivating Resilience

This 4th annual Heart-Mind conference is designed to inform, inspire and engage people who care for and teach children and youth, including educators, practitioners, community members, parents, caregivers, academics and researchers.
Surrey, BC

7/28/16-
7/29/16

Warren School District

Retreat for Educational Leaders
Warren, OH

7/22/16-
7/24/16

Omega Institute

Keynote at Bringing Mindfulness Practices to Children and Youth Grades K-12: Focus on Diversity & Social Justice
Rhinebeck, NY

6/21/16

NY Center for Montessori Education

Keynote at Pathways to a Peaceful School – Professional Development Conference
New Rochelle, NY

6/20/16-
7/8/16

Mind, Body, Spirit Institute Teacher’s College, Columbia University

Practicum on Social and Emotional Learning Course Instructor
New York, NY

6/10/16

Conflict Resolution Education

Keynote at International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education - Building Stronger Communities Through Peace, Justice, and Security
Columbus, OH

6/3/16-
6/4/16

The Inner Resilience Program/Touro College Equity Assistance Center

Equity & Education Retreat for IRP School Administrators
Tarrytown, NY

April-
June, 2016

Unquowa School

Skills for Life for Families Workshop Series
Fairfield, CT

April-
May, 2016

Mamaroneck Ave. School

Building Resilience From the Inside Out Curriculum Training - 4 half-day sessions
Mamaroneck, NY

12/10/15-
12/11/15

Mindfulness in Education Conference

1st Annual Mindfulness in Education Conference
Central Connecticut State University - New Britain, CT

6/10/14-
6/12/14

Hemera Foundation – Symposium on Mindfulness and Contemplative Education in Colorado

Symposium Co-Facilitator

Boulder, CO

5/16/14-
5/26/14

Fostering Compassion Interior Region In-Service Conference

Keynote Address “Cultivating Compassion: A Necessity for Our Own Wellbeing, Resilience and Survival” Facilitated Workshop “Educating the Heart: SEL in Schools, What it is, Why We Need It, and How We Can Promote It.”

Kamloops, BC Canada

5/20/14

P.S. 116 Manhattan – The Mary Lindley Murray School

Facilitated Nurturing the Inner Lives of Teachers faculty workshop

New York, NY

5/17/14

Morningside Center – 5th Annual Courageous Schools Conference

Facilitated Workshop, "Renewing Our Sense of Calling as Educators"

New York, NY

5/14/14

Chatsworth Avenue School – Mamaroneck School District

Facilitated Nurturing the Inner Lives of Teachers faculty workshop

Larchmont, NY

5/8/14-
5/10/14

Dalai Lama Center –Heart Mind Conference: The Science of Kindness

Keynote Address “Cultivating the Inner Lives of Adults”

Vancouver, BC, Canada

4/21/14-
4/23/14

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Anchorage School District Site Visit

Anchorage, AK

4/3/14-
4/7/14

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Discussant “Adult Social and Emotional Learning and Reflection as Innovative Factors in Formative and Summative Assessment”

Philadelphia, PA

3/14/14

Peck Slip School

Facilitated 3 Skills for Life for Families parent workshop

New York, NY

3/19/14

Murray Avenue School – Mamaroneck School District

Facilitated IRP Staff Development

Larchmont, NY

2/25/14-

2/26/14

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Anchorage School District Site Visit

Anchorage, AK

2/20/14-

2/21/14

Mind & Life Institute

Ethics and Education in Students and Teachers Advisory Committee Meeting Member

Amherst, MA

2/12/14-

2/13/14

Warren City School District

Facilitated of Skills for Life Secondary Training Part II

Warren, OH

1/22/14-

1/24/14

Oakland Unified School District

Skills for Life for Families Trainer of Trainer’s workshop facilitated by Linda Lantieri and Lynne Hurdle- Price

Oakland, CA

1/13/13-

1/14/13

Youngstown City School District

Programs of Promise two day Skills for Life teacher training

Youngstown, OH

12/9/13-

12/11/13

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) r of Excellence by Daniel Goleman, Ph.D.

Anchorage School District Site Visit

Anchorage, AK

11/19/13-

11/20/13

Family Action Network, a presentation of Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman, Ph.D.

Keynote Address “Renewing Our Sense of Calling: Cultivating Inner Strength in Ourselves and Our Children”

Northfield, IL

11/15/13-

11/17/13

Contemplative Teaching and Learning Garrison Institute Leadership Symposium

Panel Speaker and Workshop Facilitator “Approaches and Contexts in the Education of Educators”

Garrison, NY

11/13/13-

11/15/13

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) - Cross-District Learning Event

Facilitated at Cross-District Learning Event

Nashville, TN

11/6/13-

11/7/13

Warren High School

Facilitated of Skills for Life Secondary Training Part I

Warren, OH

10/28/13-

10/30/13

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Anchorage School District Site Visit

Anchorage, AK

10/5/13 &

10/19/13

Murray Avenue School – Mamaroneck School District

IRP Teacher Training Day One and Two

Larchmont, NY

09/9/13-

9/12/13

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Anchorage School District Site Visit

Fairfield, CT

09/15/13-

6/13/14

Unquowa School

Facilitated six Skills for Life for Families parent workshops and led SEL School Steering Committee Meetings

Anchorage, AK

09/20/13-

09/21/13

Center for Mindfulness & Empathy Education

The Harley School

Rochester, NY

8/16/13-

8/18/13`

Omega Institute

Minduflness and Education Econferenc: Bringing Mindfulness Practices to Children

Presented keynote address: "Cultivating the Inner Lives of Students and Teachers"

Rhinebeck, NY

7/24/13

7/28/13

Brain Development & Learning Conference

Brain Development & Learning Conference

Presented keynote address: "Cultivating the Inner Lives of Students and Teachers"

Vancover, Canada

07/07/2013-

07/12/2013

Mindful Education Institute (MEI) Watsonville, CA

7/3/13-

7/7/13

European Network for Social and Emotional Competence

4th ENSEC Conference: Social and Emotional Competence in a Changing World 

Presented keynote address: Transformational Approaches to Strengthening and Deepining Social and Emotional Learning Implementation in Schools

Zagreb, Croatia

6/19/13-

6/20/13

Happiness and Its Causes

Tools & Techniques for a Happier Life

Presented keynote address: Building Emotional Intelligence "Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children"

Melbourne, Australia
06/18/2013- 06/21/3012 Happiness and Its Causes Conference Melbourne, Australia
5/31/13 Kingsborough Community College

Supportive School Commounities Preparing for the 2013.2014 School Year:

Presented keynote address:

" Nuturing the Inner Lives of Childresn and Adults"

New York, NY
5/29/13 Peck Slip School Peck Slip School parent presentation: "Discussing Diffiuclt Topics with Young Childrent" New York, NY
5/28/13 Fairfield Public Schools

Professional Develoopment Day

Presented keynote address " Cultivating Resilience in Our Schools"

Fairfield, CT

5/14/13-

5/15/13

CASEL Forum 2013: Social and Emotional Learning: Momentum! Presented the Mary Utne O'Brien Award Chicago, IL

05/10/2013-

05/11/2013

The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education Heart-Mind Conference: How Mindfulness Helps Children Thrive Vancouver, Canada

04/11/2013-

04/13/2013

Virgina Tech

Contemplative Practices in a Technological Society: Enriching Education, the Arts, Health, Science, and Technology Through Mind Body Disciplines

Presented keynote address: Nurturing the Inner Lives of Youth and Educators: Contemplative Teaching and Learning

Blacksburg, VA
02/01/13

UC San Diego School of Medicine conference-

Bridging the Hearts and Minds of Youth:

Clinical Practice, Education and Research

Presented keynote address "Cultivating the Inner Lives of Students and Teachers" San Diego, CA
01/23/2013 Mamaroneck School District Parent-Teacher Council Murray Avenue School parent presentation Larchmont, NY
01/09/2013 Mamaroneck School District Parent-Teacher Council Murray Avenue School faculty presentation Larchmont, NY
12/10/2012 Mamaroneck School District Parent-Teacher Council Presented keynote address "Building Resilience in a Challenging World" Larchmont, NY
10/09/2012 Chicago Public Schools SEL Workshop with CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning) Facilitated Professional Development Workshop Chicago, IL

07/27/2012-

07/29/2012

Omega Institute's 2012 Mindfulness & Education Conference: Bringing Mindfulness Practice to Children Grades K-12

Presented keynote address, "Integrating Social and Emotional Learning with Mindful Teaching and Learning"

Facilitated Panel Discussion with Public School Administrators

Rhinebeck, NY

06/23/2012-

06/27/2012

Reclaiming Youth International - 2012 Black Hills Seminars Facilitated Workshop, "Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to  Cultivate Inner Strength in Children" Rapid City, SD

06/18/2012-

06/19/2012

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) - Introduction to Social and Emotional Learning for Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Facilitated Professional Development Workshops Oakland, CA
06/14/2012 Hoaxocaust! Talk Back Session with Robert Sherman Co-presented Public Talk New York, NY

06/12/2012-

06/14/2012

Garrison Institute Initiative on Contemplation and Education: Education Leadership Council Annual Spring Meeting Facilitated Opening and Closing Activity Sessions Garrison, NY
06/06/2012 Chatsworth Elementary School Faculty Presentation Facilitated Presentation Larchmont, NY
06/06/2012 Re-Envisioning Prosperity - A Civil Society Dialogue, hosted by The Contemplative Alliance & the Global Peace Initiative of Women (GPIW) Attended Presentation New York, NY

06/04/2012-

06/05/2012

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) District Consultant Meeting Facilitated Team Building Activities Chicago, IL
06/01/2012 Public School 124 , The Yung Wing School - Building Emotinal Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children Facilitated Parent Workshop New York, NY

05/23/2012-

05/24/2012

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) - Final Reconvening of the Skills for Life Program: Reflecting on the Past and Envisioning the Future Facilitated Workshop Youngstown & Warren, OH

05/19/2012

Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility -3rd Annual Courageous Schools Conference

Facilitated Workshop, "Renewing Our Sense of Calling as Educators"

 

New York, NY

05/10/2012-

05/11/2012

Promoting Alternative  Thinking Strategies (PATHS) - 7th Annual PATHS International Learning Conference Keynote Presentation and Workshop, "Strategies to Build a Sense of Community" Harrisburg, PA

04/21/2012-

04/28/2012

Anchorage School District (ASD) Site Visit Facilitated SEL coaching, RCCP training, and presented at SEL Mediators Rally Anchorage, AK

04/14/2012-

04/17/2012

American Educational Research Association (AERA) - 2012 Annual Meeting Attendee Vancouver, BC
04/13/2012 Deepak Homebase - Deepak Chopra & Congressman Tim Ryan in Conversation Attendee New York, NY

04/05/2012

Barrington School District SEL Committee Gathering SEL Presentation and Discussion Barrington, IL

04/04/2012

Barrington School District Community Event Keynote Presentation Barrington, IL

04/03/2012

Contemplative Teaching and Learning: Cultivating Mindfulness Practices in K-12 Education Co-facilitated Presentation New York, NY

03/28/2012

Center for Courage & Renewal - Democracy, Public Education and Habits of the Heart: Teaching and Leading in Courageous Schools Participated on discussion panel Wellesley, MA

03/22/2012

Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children - Parent Workshop at Public School 124

Facilitated Parent Workshop on SEL New York, NY

03/19/2012-

03/20/2012

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) - CASEL SEL Professional Development Workshops

Facilitated SEL Workshops Nashville, TN

03/12/2012-

03/13/2012

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) District Consultant Meeting

Facilitated SEL Workshop Chicago, IL

03/09/2012-

03/11/2012

The Inner Resilience Program - Reflection and Rejuvenation: A Restorative Retreat for Educational Leaders

Facilitated Workshops & Activities for Administrators

 

Rockland County, NY

02/25/2012-

03/03/2012

Anchorage Schools District Site Visit & SEL Asset Fair Facilitated SEL workshops and professional development Anchorage, AK

02/11/2012

Chatsworth Avenue School Building Inner Resilience Program Teacher Training

Facilitated workshop

Larchmont, NY

02/03/2012

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Cross-National Think Tank on Grief and Loss: New Conversations, New Partnerships, New Action

Panel discussion on the film, REBIRTH

 

New York, NY
01/30/2012 Chatsworth Avenue School Professional Development for Teachers Facilitated Teacher Workshop Larchmont, NY

01/26/2012-

01/28/2012

CASEL Skills for Life Program Introductory Training for Teachers: Implementation of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in the Classroom Facilitated Teacher Training Warren and Youngstown, OH

01/18/2012

Public School 150 Tribeca Learning Center: "Eliminating Bullying" Workshop Facilitated Parent Workshop New York, NY

01/10/2012-

01/12/2012

Garrison Institute Initiative on Contemplation and Education: Contemplative Practices and Pedagogy in Schools of Education Panel Discussion and Group Practice Garrison, NY

12/6/2011-

12/7/2011

CASEL District Consultant Workshop Co-facilitated presentation on Social and Emotional Learning Chicago, IL

11/15/2011

CASEL Skills for Life Program Training Facilitated Sustainable School-wide Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Workshop Youngstown, OH

11/4/2011-

11/6/2011

Advancing the Science and Practice of Contemplative Teaching and Learning at the Garrison Institute Panel Discussion, Breakout Sessions, and Marketplace of Ideas Poster Session Garrison, NY

11/1/2011-

11/2/2011

CASEL SEL Providers Group Meeting Facilitated Presentation on Anchorage School District Chicago, IL

10/29/2011

Chatsworth Avenue School Building Inner Resilience Program Curriculum Training Day 2, Mamaroneck Union Free School District Facilitated Teacher Training Larchmont, NY

10/24/2011-

10/25/2011

CASEL Skills for Life Program Rejuvenation and Renewal Workshops Facilitated Adult SEL Competency Workshops Youngstown and Warren, OH

10/20/2011

An Evening with Sraddhalu Ranade: Educating the Whole Person in the 21st Century

Watch a video of the main talk here.

Watch a video of the Q&A here.

Read the transcript here.

Introductory remarks Larchmont, NY

10/15/2011

Chatsworth Avenue School Building Inner Resilience Program Curriculum Training Day 1, Mamaroneck Union Free School District Facilitated Teacher Training Larchmont, NY

10/14/2011

Chatsworth Avenue School Building Inner Resilience Program Parent Workshop, Mamaroneck Union Free School District Facilitated Parent Workshop Larchmont, NY

10/9/2011-

10/11/2011

CASEL Cross-District Meeting Facilitated Team Building Activities and SEL Presentation Anchorage, AK

10/3/2011-

10/7/2011

Anchorage School District Visit Facilitated SEL and RCCP Professional Development Workshops Anchorage, AK
9/20/2011-9/21/2011 CASEL Skills For Life Program Introductory  Training and Administrators' & School Liaisons' Workshops Facilitated trainings and workshops Youngstown & Warren, OH
09/16/2011 Chatsworth Avenue School, Mamaroneck Union Free School District Facilitated Parent Presentation Larchmont, NY
09/14/2011 Chatsworth Avenue School, Mamaroneck Union Free School District Facilitated Faculty Presentation Larchmont, NY
09/13/2011 CASEL District Consultant Worksessions Facilitated Team Building workshops Chicago, IL
09/11/2011 Garrison Institute Gathering: "Rebirth and Resilience: A 9/11 Observance" Screening of "Project Rebirth: Survival and the Strength of the Human Spirit from 9/11 Survivors", Reception and Book signing Garrison, NY
09/07/2011 The Inner Resilience Program's hosting of "Celebrating Resilience"-Project Rebirth Book Release Party & 10th Anniversary of September 11th Keynote Presentation New York, NY
08/19/2011 Warren and Youngstown City School Districts-Skills for Life Program Facilitated Skills for Life Administrators' Training Warren and Youngstown, OH

08/15/2011-

08/18/2011

Warren and Youngstown City School Districts-Skills for Life Program Facilitated Skills for Life Teacher Training for Cohort 2 Warren and Youngstown, OH

08/12/2011-

08/14-2011

Omega Institute for Holistic Studies' 2011 Mindfulness & Education Conference: Bringing Mindfulness Practice to Children K-12 Talk and Panel Discussion Rhinebeck, NY

07/24/2011-

07/28/2011

CASEL Collaborating District Initiative Second Anchorage Site Visit Co-facilitated planning meetings Anchorage, AK

07/18/2011-

07/19/2011

CASEL Training and Site Visit Co-faciliated workshops: "Introduction to Social and Emotional Learning for School Leadership Teams" and " Social and Emotional Learning for Middle and High Schools" Austin, TX

07/04/2011-

07/07/2011

SEK Educational Institution Training Facilitated "Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom" training and "Reflections on the Madrid Train Bombing" workshop Madrid, Spain
06/25/2011 - 06/28/2011 Reclaiming Youth International Annual Blacks Hills Conference 2011

Keynote Presentation: "Nurturing the Spirit"

Facilitated "Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children" workshop

Rapid City, SD
06/02/2011 The Inner Resilience Program's End-of-Year Gathering Keynote Presentation: "The Inner Resilience Program-Where are we going?" New York, NY
05/25/2011 Warren and Youngstown City School Districts-Skills for Life Program Facilitated Skills For Life Reconvening Day for Administrators Warren and Youngstown, OH
05/24/2011 Warren and Youngstown City School Districts-Skills for Life Program Facilitated Skills For Life Reconvening Day for Cohort 1  Warren and Youngstown, OH
05/21/2011 Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility 2nd Annual SEL Conference-Courageous Schools: Holding the Vision in Tough Times Facilitated "Cultivating Schools with Spirit" workshop New York, NY
05/16/2011 CASEL's National District Expansion Initiative Meeting Presented on Anchorage School District efforts Chicago, IL
05/14/2011 Newark Peace Education Summit: The Power of Nonviolence Panel Discussion: "Peaceable Schools and Classrooms" Newark, NJ
05/07/2011 Warren City School District Facilitated Adult SEL Competency Workshop Warren, OH
05/04/2011

Network Leaders Book Club Meeting

 

Panel Discussion:  "Waging Peace in Our Schools" New York, NY
05/2/11 The Sterling Institute's Hearts and Minds ThinkTank/UnConference Event Keynote Presentation and Workshop Toronto, ON
04/30/2011 Tribeca Film Festival

Panel Discussion after a special FREE screening of "The Second Day"

Video - CBS News coverage of "The Second Day"

New York, NY

4/13/11 -

4/14/11

CASEL in collaboration with NoVo Foundation CASEL's 2011 Forum  on expanding Social and Emotional Learning Nationwide Washington DC

04/09/2011

CASEL District Steering Committee Symposium, "Going to Scale with Social and Emotional Learning", at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference New Orleans, LA
03/31/2011 Radford University Event Keynote Presentation: "Building Emotional Intelligence" Radford, VA
03/30/2011 TAP Head Start/Early Start Professional Development Workshop Facilitated "Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children" training Radford, VA
03/29/2011 Roanoke City Public Schools Event Facilitated "Putting Social and Emotional Learning at the Heart of Education" workshop Radford, VA
03/21/2011 Eastern Suffolk Board of Cooperative Educational Services

Facilitated "SEL in Schools: What it is, why we need it, and how we can promote it?" and "Building Emotional Intelligence" workshops

Holbrook, NY
03/05/2011 University of the Balearic Islands Event Keynote presentation: " Building Emotional Intelligence" Majorca
03/03/2011 "Horizons of Education" at Fundacion Balia por la infancia Keynote Presentation: "Building Emotional Intelligence" Madrid, Spain
02/16/11 Glencoe School District PTO Facilitated Professional Development and Parent Workshop on "Building Emotional Intelligence" Glencoe, IL

1/24/11 -

1/25/11

Youngstown and Warren City School Districts "Rejuvenation and Renewal" - an Adult Social and Emotional Learning Competency Workshop for Education Leaders Youngstown, OH

11/10/10 -

11/12/10
The Inner Resilience Program Fall 2010 Retreat for Administrators "Reflection and Rejuvenation: Restorative Retreat for Educators" Stony Point, NY

10/25/10 - 10/31/10

Institucion Educativa SEK 5 day training of "Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom" Madrid, Spain
10/18/2010 Archdiocese of New York Drug Abuse Prevention Program Professional development day for the ADAPP executive staff Bronx, NY

10/15/10 -

10/16/10

South Burlington School District Inner Resilience Program Curriculum Training for South Burlington School District South Burlington, VT
10/06/2010

The Paideia School

Coaching and Professional Development Day for school staff

Atlanta, GA

09/16/2010 -

09/17/2010

Warren and Youngstown City School Districts Continuation of Skills for Life Introductory Training with CASEL, The Inner Resilience Program and Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility Boardman, OH

08/16/10 -

08/20/10

Warren and Youngstown City School Districts Skills for Life Introductory Training with CASEL, The Inner Resilience Program and Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility Boardman, OH

08/06/10 -

08/08/10

Omega Institute's Mindfulness & Education Conference

Bringing Mindfulness Practice to Children Grades K-12 Rhinebeck, NY

06/26/10- 06/29/10

Black Hills Reclaiming Youth International Conference Presenter

Rapid City, SD

06/24/10- 06/25/10 SEL Coordinator Group SEL Coordinators Working Group meeting New York, NY
06/23/10 South Burlington School District In-service training for school district staff Burlington, VT
06/14/10- 06/20/10 Mind and Life Institute Mind and Life Summer Research Institute Garrison, NY
05/25/10 CASEL Steering Committee Meeting New York, NY
05/22/10 Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility "Courageous Schools: Putting Social & Emotional Learning at the Heart of Education" A conference for teachers, principals, policy-makers, researchers and the public Bank St College, New York, NY
05/18/10- 05/20/10 Garrison Institute

Education Leadership Council Meeting

Click hear to hear Linda's talk on Contemplative Education

Garrison, NY
05/15/10- 05/16/10 Center for Investigating Healthy Minds Invited guest for Grand Opening Celebration Madison, WI
05/11/10- 05/13/10 The Fetzer Institute Presenting and discussing "Evaluating the Impact of the Inner Resilience Program on NYC Teachers, Students and Classrooms" Kalamazoo, MI
05/10/10 Inner Resilience Program IRP Advisory Board Meeting New York, NY
04/30/10- 05/01/10 Champlain Valley Educator Development Center Educational Services Agency (CVEDC - ESA) Attending Parker Palmer Retreat Shelbourne, VT
04/23/10 CASEL CASEL Program Steering Committee Meeting Chicago, IL
04/16/10- 04/17/10 South Burlington School District 2-Day Retreat for Educators South Burlington, VT
04/07/10- 04/12/10

Institucion Educativa SEK

Camilo Jose Celo University

Curriculum Training and Staff Development for Implementing SEL in the Classroom Madrid, Spain
03/27/10 Rubin Museum of Art Keynote Presenter for BRAINWAVE 2010: "Can Children Meditate?" New York, NY
03/24/10- 03/25/10 Radford University Keynote Speaker for College of Education and Human Development: "Body/Mind/Spirit" Radford, VA
03/22/10 P.S.234 The Independence School Professional Development Workshops "Conflict in Everyday Life" New York, NY
03/17/10- 03/21/10 Kalliopeia Foundation Invited Guest at "Emergence, A Kalliopeia Foundation Gathering" Sausalito, CA
03/11/10 Half Hollow Hills PTA Council Keynote Presentation: "Building Emotional Intelligence, Techniques to Cultivating Inner Strength in Children" Dix Hills, NY
03/09/10 P.S. 3 Charrette School Parent Workshop: "Mindful Parenting" New York, NY
03/08/10 P.S. 234 Independence School Professional Development Workshop: "Conflict Resolution in Everyday Life" New York, NY
03/05/10- 03/07/10 The Inner Resilience Program Spring 2010 Retreat "Reflection and Rejuvenation: Restorative Retreat for Educators" Stony Point, NY
03/02/10 P.S. 150 Tribeca Learning Center Parent Workshop: "Mindful Parenting" New York, NY
02/23/10- 02/24/10 CASEL SEL Provider Work Group: Purpose, Priorities, and Products Chicago, IL
02/22/10 P.S. 234 Independence School Professional Development Workshop: "Conflict Resolution in Everyday Life" New York, NY
02/18/10- 02/20/10 Learning & The Brain Conference Keynote Presentation at "Smarter Brains: Using Brain Research to Increase Student IQ and Achievement" : "Cultivating Emotional Intelligence: Implementing Social and Emotional Learning in K-12 Education" San Francisco, CA
02/15/10- 02/17/10 Mind and Life Institute's Education and Research Network II Advisory Board member West Palm Beach, FL
02/12/10 Keynote Presentation at Oak Lawn Community High School "Educating Our Hearts and Spirits Along with Our Minds" Oak Lawn, IL
02/08/10 P.S. 234 Independence School Professional Development Workshop: "Conflict Resolution in Everyday Life" New York, NY
1/28/10 Parent Workshop at P.S. 150 Tribeca Learning Center "Educating the Heart: Strengthening Skills in Emotional Intelligence" New York, NY
1/12/10 & 1/14/10 Inner Resilience Program Curriculum Training for NYC Public School Personnel "Building Resilience From the Inside Out: A Teaching Guide for Grades K-8" New York, NY
1/11/10 Parent Workshop at P.S. 3 Charrette School "Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children" New York, NY
12/14/09 & 12/16/09 Parent Workshop at P.S.112M Jose Celso Barbosa "Self Care and Stress Management Professional Development" New York, NY
12/8/09 CASEL (Collaboratvie for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning) Forum Presenter and Facilitator at "Social and Emotional Learning: Ready!" Washington, D.C.
12/4/09 Long Island SELF (Social Emotional Literacy Forum) Conference

Presented at "Cultivating Skills for Children and Adults: Exploring Evidence-Based Social Emotional Learning "

Adelphi University Conference Center, Garden City, NY
12/3/09 Superintendents, BOCES, and SCOPE Sponsored Symposium

Guest Speaker at "Social Emotional Learning: Competencies for 21st Century Leaders"

Molloy College, Suffolk Center, NY
11/18/09 St. Michaels College, Vermont Principals Association, and Talk About Wellness Keynote speaker for "An Evening for Elementary School Leaders" St. Michaels College, VT
11/12/09 South Burlington School District

"Building Resilience From the Inside Out: A Teaching Guide for Grades K-8" Curriculum Training: South Burlington School District

South Burlington, VT
11/11/09- 11/13/09 South Burlington School District Staff Development and Coaching at South Burlington School District South Burlington, VT
11/5/09

CNY (Central New York) Regional Social and Emotional Learning Summit

Keynote Address: "SEL in Schools: What it is, why we need it, and how we can promote it?"

 and Presenter at  "Cultivating Emotional Intelligence in Adults" Workshop  

Syracuse, NY

10/30/09- 10/31/09

South Burlington School District South Burlington School District Inner Resilience Program Curriculum Training

South Burlington, VT

10/09/09-

10/11/09

Mind and Life Institute

Panel Discussant at and Public Conference: "Educating World Citizens for the 21st Century: Educators, Scientists and Contemplatives Dialogue on Cultivating a Healthy Mind, Brain and Heart" with His Holiness The Dalai Lama

Washington, DC

09/21/09-

09/25/09

Anchorage School District Professional Development in Social Emotional Learning Anchorage, AK
09/02/09 Empowerment Support Organization Leading workshop on "Building Emotional Intelligence" at the Empowerment School's Teacher Symposium New York City, NY

08/13/09-

08/14/09

DREAM Charter School

Staff Retreat Facilitation

Stony Point, NY

08/08/09-

08/13/09

Garrison Institute

Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education - Summer Retreat for Teachers

Garrison, NY

07/31/09-

08/02/09

Omega Institute's Mindfulness & Education Retreat

Bringing Mindfulness Practice to Children Grades K-12

Rhinebeck, NY

06/20/09-

06/23/09

Black Hills Seminar: Reclaiming Youth Conference Lead 2 workshop presentations: "Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children" and "Restoring Our Spririts: Nurturing Our Inner Lives" Rapid City, SD

05/07/09--

05/08/09

Talk About Wellness

2-day long training for K-12 educators and guidance counselors: "Schools with Spirit: Nurturing the Inner Lives of Teachers and Children"

Shelburne, VT

05/18/09--

05/20/09

Mind and Life Institute Education Research Network (MLERN) Meeting Boulder, CO

04/24/09--

04/26/09

The Inner Resilience Program Leading Spring 2009 "Reflection and Rejuvenation: Restorative Retreat for Educators" Stony Point, NY

04/13/09--

04/17/09

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Attending 2009 AERA Annual Meeting, "Disciplined Inquiry: Education Research in the Circle of Knowledge”

San Diego, CA
04/09/09 Vermont-NEA

Leading workshop presentation at "Closing the Gap: Instructional Issues Conference"

Burlington, VT

03/27/09--

03/28/09

South Burlington School District 2-day long retreat for educators Essex, VT
03/24/09 Tenafly High School Panel participant: "Dear Mr. President - Illuminating the Current Landscape of Education & Igniting its Future Trajectory" Tenafly, NJ

03/20/09--

03/21/09

Just Know Coalition Leading workshops for educators on the topic of Emotional Intelligence Bainbridge Island, WA
03/12/09 Mattituck-Cutchogue School District Leading workshop for educators and parents on "Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children" Mattituck, NY
03/02/09 Talk About Wellness

"Schools with Spirit: Nurturing the Inner Lives of Teachers and Children" Lecture, St. Michael's College

Colchester, VT

02/25/09--

02/27/09

Garrison Institute Meeting: "Exploring Methodological Issues in Contemplative Education Research: A Focus on Teachers" Garrison, NY

02/11/09--

02/13/09

Mind and Life Institute Education Research Network (MLERN) Meeting Palm Beach, FL
01/29/09 Character Education Partnership Leading workshop entitled "Building Emotional Wellness Awareness" Vernon Hills , IL

12/8/08--

12/10/08

South Burlington School District School visits to staff developers implementing The Inner Resilience Program's work South Burlington, VT
12/08/08 South Burlington School District Community event : "Building Emotional Intelligence at Home and in School" South Burlington, VT

12/4/08--

12/5/08

South Burlington School District 2-day long staff training in The Inner Resilience Program's Curriculum South Burlington, VT
12/2/08 Western Suffolk BOCES and Adelphi University in Cooperation with the LI SEL Forum Day-long staff development in Social and Emotional Learning implementation Long Island, NY
11/20/08 Elwood Council of PTAs Parent workshop: "Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children" Greenlawn, NY

11/14/08--

11/16/08

The Inner Resilience Program Fall retreat: "Reflection and Rejuvenation: Restorative Retreat for Educators" Stony Point, NY

11/7/08--

11/8/08

New York Open Center 2-day workshop: " Nurturing the Inner Lives of Adults and Children: Building Emotional Intelligence" New York, NY
11/3/08--11/4/08 Miami Country Day School Community book talk, staff development, and parent workshop: "Building Emotional Intelligence" Miami, FL
10/25/08 PS 234 Day-long schoolwide retreat for staff New York, NY

10/22/08--

10/24/08

Garrison Institute

Invitational forum: "Envisioning the Future of Contemplative Education"

Garrison, NY
10/13/08--10/17/08 University of The Basque Country Keynote: "Social and Emotional Learning in NYC and Anchorage, Alaska Schools" San Sebastian, Spain

10/9/08

International Social & Emotional Learning Think Tank Presentation to the European Educational Community on "The State of Social and Emotional Learning Worldwide"

Santander,

Spain

10/1/08--

10/2/08

South Burlington School District Piloting of the Inner Resilience Program South Burlington, VT
9/6/08 PS 234 "Opening of School" staff development workshop New York, NY
9/4/08 PS 234 Parent workshop: "Talking To Children About Sensitive Issues" New York, NY
8/28/08 PS 150 "Opening of School" staff development New York, NY
8/27/08
NYC Principals
A day-long staff development workshop: "Restoring Our Spirits: Nurturing Our Inner Lives" New York, NY

8/5/08--

8/6/08

The DREAM Charter School Retreat Led retreat for school staff Stony Point, NY
7/20/08--7/22/08
Tides Momentum Leadership Conference
Invited attendee
San Francisco, CA
7/1/08
Learning from the Challenges of Our Times: 9/11, Terrorism and the Classroom
Facilitated a workshop: "Fear, Trauma and Loss in the Classroom"
New York, NY
6/21/08--6/24/08
2008 Reclaiming Youth Conference
Led a workshop: "Restoring Our Spirits: Nurturing Our Inner Lives" and presented keynote speech entitled "Calming Strategies to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children")
Rapid City, SD

4/4/08--

4/6/08

Developmental Issues in Contemplative Education Conference at the Garrison Institute
Gave closing keynote remarks
Garrison, NY
4/11/08--4/15/08
Seeds of Compassion Conference with the Dalai Lama
Led workshop on Building Emotional Intelligence
Seattle, WA

4/30/08--

5/2/08

Mind & Life Educational Research Network (MLERN)
Presented on Building Emotional Intelligence
Madison, WI
5/12/08--5/13/08
South Burlington School District
Presented book talk to the public and led day-long professional development for teachers
Burlington, VT
5/21/08
New York City book launch for Building Emotional Intelligence
Presented about Building Emotional Intelligence and the work of The Inner Resilience Program
New York, NY
12/10/07 CASEL Forum of 100 Leading Thinkers around Social and Emotional Learning Spoke and facilitated New York, NY
9/18/07 New York Regional Grantmakers Association Meeting on Social and Emotional Learning Led funder's briefing New York, NY
8/30/07 Opening of Mickey Mantle School Presented keynote speech New York, NY
8/16/07--8/17/07 Anchorage School District Day Long Training Facilitated professional development Anchorage, Alaska