Sunday, December 1, 2019

Conferences and Retreats in 2020


Mindfulness, SEL, and Contemplative Education


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posted by Catharine Hannay



Retreats and conferences can be a wonderful way to meet like-minded colleagues and learn about best practices in the field. 


Here's a selection of events in 2020 focused on teacher wellness, mindfulness in education, SEL, yoga in schools, and contemplative higher education. 




January


January 12th-18th, 2020 
Komune Resort, Bali (Indonesia) 
Bali Teachers' Retreat 
hosted by Smile Teachers


January 25th, 2020 
Washington, DC (USA) 
Conference on Mindfulness-Based SEL 
sponsored by Peace of Mind


February


February 14-16, 2020 
San Francisco, California (USA) 
Educating Anxious Brains: Creating Calm, Collected, Mindful, and Trauma-Sensitive Schools 
hosted by Learning & the Brain




February 27-March 1, 2020 
Itasca, Illinois (USA) 
Educating Mindfully Conference 
hosted by the Coalition of Schools Educating Mindfully (COSEM)





March 21 - 22, 2020 
Haverford, Pennsylvania (USA) 
Mindfulness in Education Conference 
hosted by the Mindfulness in Education Network (MiEN)



April 


April 17-19, 2020 
Alexandria, VA (USA) 
National Kids Yoga Conference: Yoga, Mindfulness, SEL in Education 
sponsored by yokid



April 22-26, 2020 
Phoenicia, New York (USA) 
Mindful Leadership for the 21st Century 
hosted by Menla




May 


May 18-20, 2020 
Baltimore, MD (USA) 
National Social and Emotional Learning Conference 
sponsored by the Center for Promotion of Social and Emotional Learning (CPSEL)



June


June 20, 2020 
London, England (UK) 
Teaching Mindfully Conference 
hosted by the Mindfulness in Schools Project



June 24-26, 2020 
Aarhus, Denmark 
International Conference on Mindfulness (ICM) 
hosted by the Danish Center for Mindfulness





July


July 9-12, 2020 
Damascus, Oregon (USA) 
Mindful Educator Retreat 
sponsored by Peace in Schools



July 20-23, 2020 
Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada) 
Yoga in Schools Canadian Summer Conference 
sponsored by Yoga in Schools 



November


November 5-8, 2020 
Madison, Wisconsin (USA) 
Contemplative Research Conference 
hosted by the Mind & Life Institute




If you'd like your event to be listed, or if you have any corrections to an existing listing, you can reach me at mindfulteachers[at]gmail[dot]com. 




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