“Relaxed teachers teach better. Relaxed students learn better.”


Connect with Carla Tantillo Philibert

Carla Tantillo Philibert, the Founder of Mindful Practices, conducts Professional Development workshops across the globe. Carla is the author of Cooling Down Your Classroom and the Everyday SEL series on Routledge, which provides practical Social-Emotional Learning and Mindfulness solutions for Early Childhood to High School teachers. She is a highly sought-after speaker who provides keynote addresses globally from Texas to Michigan and Mexico to India.

Schedule Carla as Your Next Keynote Speaker

Keynote Address

In need of a conference keynote on SEL, yoga or mindfulness? With more than 15 years of experience in education, professional development and SEL services, Carla Tantillo Philibert knows how to empower and excite school stakeholders on the importance and benefits of including SEL and movement in the classroom.

Half or Full Day Workshops

Carla is available to visit your school or district and provide engaging professional development workshops – full or half day – that focus on various themes. Workshops can either be held on-site at your school or at an off-site location.

Professional Development

Carla provides a professional development experience that empowers teachers to use movement and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) strategies in the classroom to help students learn self-awareness and self-regulation skills. The collaborative format provides teachers with unique classroom management techniques and incorporates easy and effective Mindfulness, Yoga and SEL activities. Participants will learn how to incorporate more physical activity, breath work and mindfulness into the classroom setting. in order to improve student behavior and create a more effective, “ready to learn” environment. Mindful Practices can customize a PD model that best suits your school or district’s needs.

Administrative Coaching

Carla is available to work with your school or district’s administrative team to craft a Social-Emotional Learning Framework that reflects the needs of your demographic. Shifting SEL from a “program” you implement to an “approach” that moves your school’s climate and culture toward a more positive and equitable learning environment for all.

Curriculum Writing

With more than 15 years of experience as a teacher, author and PD provider, Carla is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to building a thoughtful and sustainable SEL curriculum. Carla can create an SEL curriculum for your district to improve student behavior and create a more effective, “ready to learn” environment.

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