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Are you looking to be more present in your professional and personal life? The goal of this presentation is to equip educational staff with tools to better manage their own wellness and relationship to stress. Participants will learn techniques that will allow them to teach from a place of Mindfulness. Attendees will take home strategies to support their students in building the resource of awareness and healthy habits of the brain and body.  Mindfulness is not just a catchphrase; it is something that can be naturally embedded into daily life for people of all ages.


Participant Outcomes:


This training will provide educators with:

  • An introduction to Mindfulness.
  • An increased understanding of how the practice of Mindfulness can impact one's personal and professional life.
  • Evidence based techniques for the young child. Qualitative data on a pilot curriculum being implemented in St. Louis County.
  • Ways to infuse Mindfulness throughout the early childhood day.
  • A plan on how to begin implementing Mindfulness techniques in their classroom and in their personal lives.


Presenters: Melanie Fitzgerald

Melanie Fitzgerald has over 30 years of educational experience in a variety of settings. She has extensive experience in providing professional development for staff and parents. She educates students, staff, and guardians on the importance of developmentally appropriate practice in support of young children learning self-regulation and mental focus skills.

Mindfulness in Early Childhood for Educators and Students

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