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Youth and Social & Emotional Learning in Schools

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Join co-hosts Eric Komoroff (www.communityofunity.org) and Jason Stein, PhD (www.iRyze.com) as they discuss this important topic with Dr. Marc A. Meyer, the Director of Education & Strategic Partnerships. Dr. Meyers received his B.A. from Arizona State University, B.A. and M. Phil. in medieval history from University College Dublin, National University of Ireland, and Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has taught at a number of colleges and university, including New York University, Columbia University, University of Hawaii in Hilo, Berry College in Rome, GA, University of Rochester, and Colgate-Rochester Divinity School. At Berry College in Rome, GA. He was also on the faculty the Dalton School in NYC and Director of Academics and Acting Head of the Ross School, East Hampton, NY. His most recent administrative post was Acting Head of School at Brown School, Schenectady, NY. Marc was creator/developer of The School at Columbia University’s integrated curriculum architecture and many of its institutional structures, and subsequently became The School’s first Director of the Center for Integrated Learning and Teaching. Dr. Meyer has published numerous books, including the two-volume The Search for Order: Landmarks of World Civilizations, Medieval Europe, and The Culture of Christendom as well as over three-dozen scholarly articles, papers, and reviews. He has also served as an educational consultant to many schools in several other states. Marc has implemented MindUP in his own middle school classrooms, and has brought the program to schools where he served as head. He has worked with The Hawn Foundation since 2003 as a teacher trainer and consultant and has conducted over 50 MindUP workshops throughout the years. See more at: http://www.thehawnfoundation.org/team