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10th Annual Mindfulness in Education Conference

June 16-18, 2017
Tufts University

Bringing Mindfulness into Education

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A three-day long conference on mindfulness in education fearing a keynote on Cultivating Compassion for the Self and Society by Jessica Morey, the executive director of Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme) and panels featuring Linda Lantieri, Michelle Chapman, and Alexis Harris.

Other topics will include Secular Mindfulness in Public Schools; Incorporating the Performing, Visual, and Literary Arts into your Mindfulness Curriculum; Making Mindfulness and Compassion Stick; and more.

Special early bird rate available until May 15, 2017.

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The Greater Good Science Center Summer Institute for Educators 2017
Clark Kerr Campus, UC-Berkeley
Sunday, June 25 - Friday, June 30, 2017 OR Sunday, July 16 - Friday, July 21, 2017

The Greater Good Science Center Summer Institute for Educators 2017

The GGSC’s six-day Summer Institute equips education professionals with prosocial learning strategies, tools and processes that benefit both students and teachers.


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Roots of Empathy By Mary Gordon Mary Gordon explains how best to nurture empathy and social emotional literacy in all children—and thereby reduce aggression, antisocial behavior, and bullying.

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Best-selling author and founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program

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