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Leading Equity

Aug 17, 2020

About Stephanie Romero, Ed.D.

Stephanie Romero has 20+ years of experience teaching all levels, from elementary students to adults. She has been a mindfulness meditation practitioner for over 15 years.  To join her mindfulness practice with her professional life, Dr. Romero spent three years researching mindfulness in education for her dissertation, which led her to create the nonprofit Awaken Pittsburgh, bringing mindfulness to youth and the adults who serve them. Dr. Romero completed YogaRoots on Location’s 200-hour antiracism and social justice teacher training and an Examining Whiteness Facilitator Training. She is a member of the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Mindfulness and Consciousness Studies.

Show Highlights

  • Modeling mindfulness as teachers
  • Mindfulness during a pandemic
  • Creating a self-care plan
  • Getting kids into the moment with mindfulness
  • Reducing test anxiety
  • Trauma informed mindfulness practices
  • Mindfulness and its relationship to bias

Connect with Stephanie

Connect with me on Instagram: @sheldoneakins