Megan Cowan: Mindful Schools, Compassionate Schools
Publication Year: 2013
Source ID: shanti-sources-62551
Abstract: The program director for the nonprofit organization Mindful Schools explains how mindfulness practice helps schools to become more compassionate places. Megan Cowan created the curricula for teaching mindfulness to elementary school students and adolescents. She has taught more than 3500 youth via Mindful Schools' in-class direct-service program, and trained more than 2000 educators, mental health professionals, and parents in mindfulness practices and applications for youth.