You can't stay in your corner of the forest, waiting for others to come to you.
You have to go to them, sometimes - Winnie The Pooh
Fablefy: By teachers, for students
Sharon is a pioneer in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and NY Times bestselling author. She has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974, when she first began teaching. Sharon is the co-founder of the first western meditation center in the US: The Insight Meditation Society, in Barre, MA. She has authored ten books, including the New York Times bestseller, Real Happiness, her seminal work, Lovingkindness and her 2017 release, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection. Acclaimed for her down-to-earth teaching style, Sharon offers a secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings, making them instantly accessible. She is a regular columnist for On Being, a contributor to Huffington Post, and the host of her own podcast, The Metta Hour, with over 70 episodes. Learn more at www.sharonsalzberg.com.
Dr Kris Felicello
Dr. Kris Felicello has been in the field of education for over 25 years as a Teacher, Coach, Athletic Director, Assistant Principal, Principal, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, and he is currently the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services in the North Rockland Central School District in Rockland County, New York. Kris obtained his Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership from St. John’s University in 2011.
Dr. Felicello is leader who wants to make schools a better place for students. He firmly believes that it is essential to build relationships and foster students’ social-emotional development to ensure a positive and productive educational experience for all students. Throughout his career, Dr. Felicello has embraced technology as a means to improve schools, however he cautions that technology should be utilized only when it supports positive instructional practices.
Nicole Biscotti. M.Ed
Nicole Biscotti is a passionate educator and writer who believes that EVERY student should have an opportunity to develop their unique talent. She brings the educator heart in every discussion. Follow her @biscottinicole on twitter