Mindful Education: Building Inner Resilience

NEW BRITAIN, CT — Thanks to a grant from the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education, the inaugural statewide conference on Mindful Education:Building Inner Resilience will take place at Central Connecticut State University in the Student Center’s Alumni Hallon October 19from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Presented in conjunction with Capital Community College, the day-long event will focus on how mindfulness can serve as a foundation for teaching and learning in both the K-12 and higher education systems. Dr. Daniel Barbezat, professor of Economics at Amherst College and executive director of the Center for the Contemplative Mind in Society, will be the keynote speaker. Barbezat is interested in how self-awareness and introspection can affect education and economic decision-making.  Read more…