Dr. Patricia (Tish) Jennings is the director of the Initiative on Contemplation and Education at the Garrison Institute and research assistant professor in Human Development and Family Studies and the Prevention Research Center at Penn State University. She led the team that developed Garrison’s Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education (CARE) program and is testing its effectiveness in school settings under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Jennings will help lead "Mindfulness & Contemplative Education," one of the breakout sessions at the Creating a Mindful Society conference to be held September 30–October 1, 2011 in New York City.
To read some articles by and about Tish Jennings on Mindful.org, click on the following links:
On Education - Tish Jennings's Mindful.org blog
Mindfulness and Learning: What's the Connection? - The use of mindful awareness practices can make a real difference in students' lives, says Patricia Jennings. Not just for individual children, but in educational reform.
Please Help Me Learn Who I Am - Barry Boyce reports on how contemplation can not only improve grades and decision-making skills, but also transform our system of education.
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