Rona Wilensky

Rona Wilensky is Director of Mindfulness Programs and a senior faculty member for SMART in Education—a research-based mindfulness program for educators at PassageWorks Institute.  She has served on the Leadership Council of the Initiative on Contemplative Teaching and Learning at Garrison Institute and has helped plan and facilitate convenings on contemplative practice and social justice. She served as founding principal of New Vista High School in Boulder, Colorado from 1992 – 2009.

Upcoming Programs by Rona Wilensky

Mindfulness Retreat for Educators

Also Sean Guard

June 2–6, 2021

Take time to cultivate your capacity for attention, emotional balance and compassion in and out of the classroom. Designed to support you in bringing a mindful presence to your personal life and professional work in schools, this retreat includes daily periods of silent meditation practice, one full day of silence, mindful movement, solitary reflection, time […]

ONLINE • Introduction to Mindfulness: An Antidote to Stress, Burnout, and Compassion Fatigue

June 8–17, 2021

Eighteen months of incredible stress and overwhelm (pandemic, racial injustices, political division, climate crises) have taught us that all educators need ways to take better care of themselves if they are going to last in this profession. In this live on-line course we offer basic self-awareness, self-regulation and self care strategies that can help you […]