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Authentic Education

Coalition for Essential Schools: Transforming Public Education

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Caine Learning: A Home for Natural Learning and Deep Listening

Critical Thinking Community

Mindful Schools: Integrating Mindfulness into Education

Mind & Life Institute

Mindful Teachers: Living, Learning, and Teaching with Mindful Awareness

National School Reform Faculty


Educators and Scholars of Mindfulness and Social and Emotional Learning

James H. Austin, M.D. is a neurologist, researcher, Zen practitioner, and author of Zen and the Brain, Zen Brain Reflections, Selfless Insight, and Meditating Selflessly.

Richard Davidson, Ph.D. is a professor of psychology and psychiatry at the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, and author of The Emotional Life of Your Brain.

Daniel Goleman is a psychologist and author of Emotional Intelligence.

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Zen teacher, author, poet, human rights and peace activist. His books include Peace Begins Here and Planting Seeds (with the Plum Village Community).

Alfie Kohn is author of Punished By Rewards and The Homework Myth and a critic of testing.

Linda Lantieri is Director of Inner Resilience Program and author of Building Emotional Intelligence.

David Loy, Ph.D. is a professor, writer, and Zen teacher in the Sanbo Kyodan tradition of Japanese Zen Buddhism and author of The World is Made of Stories.

Lou Marinoff, Ph.D. is chair of the Department of Philosophy, CUNY, a proponent of bringing philosophical questioning out of the university and into daily life, and author of Plato Not Prozac and The Inner Philosopher.

Deborah Meier is a senior scholar at NYU’s Steinhardt School and Board member of the Essential Schools, Fair Test, SOS and Dissent and The Nation magazines. Her books include The Power of Their Ideas and In Schools We Trust.

Sonia Nieto is a professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her books include Affirming Diversity and What Keeps Teachers Going?

Hidy Ochiai established Washin-ryu (wa-harmony, shin-truth) Karate-do in the United States and is Master Teacher of Washin-Ryu Karate-Do in Vestal, NY.  His books include A Way To Victory and The Essence of Self-Defense.

Diane Ravitch’s Blog is a site to discuss better education for all hosted by historian of historian of education, Diane Ravitch, author of Reign of Error.

Sharon Salzberg is Buddhist Meditation Teacher and author of Real Happiness at Work.

Daniel J. Siegel, M. D. is currently clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and author of The Mindful Brain.

Linda Trichter Metcalf and Tobin Simon, teachers and authors of Writing The Mind Alive: The Proprioceptive Method For Finding Your Authentic Voice.

Alan Wallace, Ph.D. is a translator, researcher, Buddhist practitioner and author of Minding Closely: The Four Applications of Mindfulness.