About Us

Lauren Porosoff

Lauren has been teaching since 2000 and consults on designing curriculum and professional development that empowers students and teachers. She is the author of Curriculum at Your Core: Meaningful Teaching in the Age of Standards, a guide to designing curriculum beginning with values clarification, and EMPOWER Your Students: Tools to Inspire a Meaningful School Experience, about helping students explore and enact their values at school. She has written for AMLE MagazineConnections QuarterlyIndependent SchoolKappan, the PBS NewsHour Teachers’ Lounge Blog, Rethinking Schools, and Teaching Tolerance about how students and teachers can make their work meaningful.

Articles about Empowering Students to Access Their Values at School

Articles about Empowering Teachers Through Professional Learning

Articles about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Curriculum

Jonathan Weinstein

Jonathan Weinstein, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Prior to working with veterans, he was an early contributor to the Mississippi Center for Contextual Psychology at the University of Mississippi. He participated in the development of Relational Frame Theory and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy during his graduate training. He has presented at multiple international and regional conferences on topics relating to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in groups. He is the co-author of EMPOWER Your Students: Tools to Inspire a Meaningful School Experience.


Articles in Scholarly Journals

Articles in Professional Media

Photos: Roman Iwasiwka

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