Conference and Events

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Peace of Mind’s first annual Mini-Conference:

Budding Brains: Integrating Neuroscience, Mindfulness and Conflict Resolution for Young Children

When: Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Where: Horace Mann Elementary School, Washington DC (near A.U.)

How much: $30 per person, which includes our Peace of Mind Brain anchor chart AND a your very own Rosie’s Brain storybook, continental breakfast, snacks, and certificate of attendance.

We’ll be gathering teachers, counselors, and parents to learn about what’s happening in the child’s developing brain during elementary school.  We’ll explore the why and how of teaching neuroscience to young children to help them develop their capacity to manage emotions, practice kindness and empathy, and solve conflicts peacefully.

Join other educators and parents for a lively, informative and inspiring morning.   Agenda includes:

  • Welcome and introductions
  • Mindfulness practice
  • Presentations by neuroscientist Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman and Peace of Mind Curriculum Author and Peace Teacher Linda Ryden
  • Interactive breakout sessions
  • Plenty of time for questions and discussion

Tasty, healthy snacks generously provided byImage result for kind bars

 This will be Peace of Mind’s Community of Practice Gathering for January. We hope you will join us!  Space is limited to 75.  Please Register Here!


Peace of Mind at the COSEM Conference

Join us in St. Charles Illinois February 28 to March 2nd, 2019 for the first annual gathering of the Coalition of Schools Educating Mindfully.

Peace of Mind will be presenting a workshop on MIndfulness and Brain Science as Preventative Conflict Resolution on Thursday, holding an open information session on The Peace of Mind Curriculum on Friday, and partnering with mindfulness educator and Restorative Circles facilitator Dave Trachtenberg to offer a deep dive workshop on Whole School Integration of Mindfulness-Based SEL and Conflict Resolution on Saturday.

For more information about the conference and to register, please visit

See you there!


Good Memories…

Peace of Mind at the National Education Association Foundation Symposium: Keeping the promise of Public Education

Friday, October 5th 2018, Washington DC

Live Streamed starting at 2:30 pm

Linda will be opening the conference with a talk about the transformative power of teaching mindfulness in schools.

Closing stories will come from KIND founder and CEO and author Daniel Lubetzky, and TED Talk star and celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

The livestream of this event will begin at 2:30 p.m. Eastern time on October 5th. Register here to view the livestream and receive updates from the NEA Foundation!