Professional Development

Foundations of Mindful Living: 1
Designed to help educators explore foundations of mindful living, in this mindfulness-based emotional intelligence training you will:

  • Learn research-based practices to hone your ability to pause and reset
  • Use techniques for emotional regulation, stress reduction, and heightened awareness of self and others
  • Learn how to intuit and respond when a group needs to pause and the practice that best suits the needs present
  • Tie social-emotional learning to mindful practices.

Foundations of Mindful Living: 2
Designed for educators who have completed Foundations 1 (or equivalent mindfulness introductory training) and are interested in ongoing/in-depth exploration of mindful awareness of self and others, the basis of emotional intelligence. This course is equal parts practice and skill-building, with an emphasis on classroom/workplace applications.

Mindful Educator Retreat
Each year in MCPASD we host a retreat that is facilitated entirely by experts from our community of educators. From mindful leadership to mindful eating; the mindful athlete to mindfulness for unique needs and more, this day is full of opportunities to receive input and resources as you prep for your personal and class practices.

You can register for courses in MLP as they become available. More classes are offered seasonally through our Wellness program. Look for information in our district communications or inquire under “Connect.”