• Upcoming Mindfulness trainings from Peace in Schools

    Click "read more" below to find out about the following upcoming Mindfulness trainings: Mindfulness for Youth-Serving Professionals Weekend (March 7-8), Mindful Teaching: An Experiential 8-Week Course (April 2-May 21), and Mindful Educator Retreat (July 9-12). 

    Mindfulness for Youth-Serving Professionals Weekend
    When: March 7-8th
    Where: Portland, OR (exact location TBA)
    Multiple discounts available, including a $50 discount for PPS employees!
    CEUs, PDUs and graduate credits available

    This nourishing mini-retreat will support you in starting or deepening your own mindfulness practice. The spacious, experiential structure of the weekend will give you a break from your busy life and teach you vital skills for self-care. You’ll also learn essential mindfulness tools to implement in your work with youth and discover resources to support a sustainable work life.

    This restorative weekend is designed for youth-serving professionals, and is perfect for mindfulness practitioners of all levels.

    Early bird discount through February 8th, and $50 discount for PPS employees! Email hello@peaceinschools.org for details.

    Read more and register here.


    Mindful Teaching: An Experiential 8-Week Course
    When: April 2nd-May 21st, 6-8:30pm
    Where: Commotion PDX
    Multiple discounts available, including a $50 discount for PPS employees!
    CEUs, PDUs and graduate credits available

    Take your mindfulness practice to the next level, connect with a community of like-minded individuals, and learn powerful mindfulness tools to bring into your work with youth. The experiential structure of this in-depth, eight-week course allows you to deeply integrate the tools you learn in class into your daily life and work. Using a trauma-informed lens, this course deepens and expands the material covered in our Mindfulness for Youth-Serving Professionals weekend. You’ll learn the neuroscience behind mindfulness, explore the individual and collective conditioning that can get in our way, and unpack the ways that stress manifests in us and our students.

    This experiential eight-week course is designed for youth-serving professionals, and is perfect for mindfulness practitioners of all levels.

    Early bird discount through March 5th, and $50 discount for PPS employees! Email hello@peaceinschools.org for details.

    Read more and register here.


    Mindful Educator Retreat
    When: July 9-12th
    Where: Still Meadow Retreat Center, Damascus, OR
    Multiple discounts available, including a $50 discount for PPS employees!
    CEUs, PDUs and graduate credits available

    This retreat is a revitalizing, immersive, deep-dive into mindfulness. Ground yourself in mindfulness practices that foster self-awareness, compassion and connection, learn mindful teaching skills, and connect with a passionate community of youth-serving professionals.

    This retreat will explore how having your own mindfulness practice can assist you in working with youth who have experienced trauma, as well as unpacking the neuroscience that explains why mindfulness can be transformational for individuals who have experienced trauma. We’ll also explore the conditioning that influences our biases so that we can create and contribute to more inclusive, equitable classroom environments.

    This retreat is designed for youth-serving professionals. Mindfulness practitioners of all levels are warmly invited to attend.

    Early bird discount through June 9th, and $50 discount for PPS employees! Email hello@peaceinschools.org for details.

    Read more and register here.