Mindfulness in Education Equity and Social Justice in the Classroom
About This Event
IDEAL FOR: All levels including beginners
In a world of increasing distress and disruption, what is the use of mindfulness in education? Join us for a weekend retreat devoted to the practice of compassion-based mindfulness for self-care and for the work of equity, inclusion, and mindful social justice in education. Together we’ll form a community of learning and practice, exploring ways to bring presence and compassion for self and others into difficulties we face on personal, interpersonal, and systemic levels. We’ll explore ways to create spaces for inclusive and community-based work to address and repair harm as the need arises.
This retreat provides educators with practical exposure to mindfulness tools as well as an evidence-based framework for understanding the impact of mindfulness. It fosters a mindfulness practice that is personally and professionally transformative. It is intended for those seeking to enrich and revitalize their relationship in education and systems change.
Upon completing this retreat, educators will be better equipped to:
Cultivate personal well-being and community-care, utilizing practices for developing presence, resilience, equanimity and joy
Bridge Ivory Tower to Main Street by translating and applying modern-day academic research to the accessibility of the self-help movement on Main Street
Understand and explore a mindfulness-based pedagogical paradigm based on self-awareness, conscious communication and compassion
Learn trauma-informed, evidence-based tools, particularly in work with vulnerable, marginalized, and underserved students
Understand and more skillfully work with stress and trauma in students, teachers, and communities
Open and hold an equity and inclusion lens by integrating culturally responsive practices
Engage in ongoing commitment to improvement and data-driven decision-making.
Regardless of level of previous experience, and whatever your background or heritage, we welcome and look forward to being with you for this special retreat.
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Charles Longo November 12, 2018
As always Holy Family/ Copper Beach ALWAYS exceeds my expectations. Do yourself a favor, ATTEND a RETREAT, you will be hooked.
Kevin Ryan November 12, 2018
As always, a delightful evening!. Thoughts: 1. May want to publish an agenda in future. Not wise to be fashionably late. Reports were that the event was in full swing at 6:30 PM and 6:45 arrival felt like we were catching up. 2. Would be wise to provide the wifi information so everyone could connect for the text fundraiser. Verizon worked but several people near me said that they could not connect using ATT. The wifi would allow everyone to connect See you next year!!
Marilyn Vatteroni November 11, 2018
I had a wonderful experience on Saturday night. The food was great, the company wonderful & the dueling pianos fabulous.
Louise Cornetta September 17, 2018
The Copper Beech Institute offers a wide variety of courses, meditations, workshops and is housed on a beautiful peace of property. I enjoy the Wednesday Candlelight Meditation as a group or 30-40 of us meet to share this mindful experience and are led by the incredible Miranda who always gives a talk that seems to hit home. This place is filled with such love and kindness. Go check it out!