Cognitive Yoga

Curriculum Vitae

hotlee-1-1[1]Lee is an educational leader and advocate of Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness. She specializes in coaching clients with strategies that help them focus, manage their emotions, collaborate and set goals. Offering dynamic Leadership workshops participants will learn methods that increase involvement, critical thinking and executive function. She offers techniques that produce immediate results but can be used for a lifetime. After a successful career as a reading/writing and study skills teacher Lee now coaches others how to achieve the same success. Prior to establishing her educational consultancy, Cognitive Yoga, Lee spent 25 years as a classroom teacher, reading and learning disabilities specialist and 30 years as a member of a Meditation Center. Lee offers a wide range of programs and services from personal coaching to workshops, college level classes and on site introductions to leadership for students and adults.

Cognitive Yoga Mindful Strategies for Teachers
Cognitive Yoga
Mindful Strategies for Teachers

On going study on the best practices in Leadership and Social Emotional Learning , Thirty Year member of Mindfulness and Meditation Group. Adapted Strategies from practices to help students manage attention,  emotions and stress.

 

kenleepoliticalServing on the Commission of Fish and Game – investigating laws regarding conservation of natural resources in New Hampshire

 

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Web Manager of On Line Fine Art Gallery.

Social Media Marketing and SEO: all aspects of image management, editing, uploading artwork, slideshows and videos Facebook Fan Page, Instagram, Twitter,Google Plus, G-mail, Google Groups, Mailchimp, Go-Daddy Dropbox, Skype, Go-to- meeting, Join–Me, Webinars

 

Leadership Skills

  • Uses Servant Leadership Style To Coach And Teach
  • Crafts Original Curriculum Adapted For Group Needs
  • Facilitates Dynamic Interactive Workshops That Demonstrate Social Emotional Learning
  • Establishes Trusting Rapport With Clients Easily
  • Empowers Clients To Accept Challenges
  • Motivated To Research And Provide The Best Tools And Resources For The Individual
  • Continually Learning Best Practices In Leadership

Experience

  1. Taught Middle School Through Adult Learners For Over 25 Years
  2. Presented for the New Teachers Collaborative Teacher Preparation Program –
    The Theodore Sizer Center

  3. Developed Assessment Tools And Diagnostic Profile For Over 700 Students
  4. Generated Advancement Strategies Based On Strengths For All Types Of Learner
  5. Expertise Using A Wide Variety Of Statistically Validated Assessment Tools
  6. Instructed all levels of Reading, Emotional Intelligence and Alternative Learning
  7. Adept At Teaching Assisstive Computer Technology

     
     

    Recent Achievements

    Currently NH State Representative From Nashua  Working On The Commission Of Fish And Game

    Author Of Book Cognitive Yoga, Published February 2014

    Director Of Cognitive Yoga,  An Educational Consultancy

    Web Manager For Gidgeworld, On Line Art Gallery

    Built And  Maintained Two Websites Since 2011

    Current Weekly Generation Of  E-Newsletter On Social Emotional Learning

    Marketing And SEO For 3D Paintings From Gidgeworld With All Forms Of Social Media

     

    Work History

    CEO of two small businesses Gidgeworld.com and Cognitiveyoga.com.
    Serving as State Representative January
    FW Parker Charter School: Reading and LD specialist Directed Studies teacher and teacher consultant, Devens, Mass, August 2000 – June 2010
    Robinson Middle School: Reading and Literature Teacher , Lowell, Massachusetts 1997-2000
    Londonderry High School: Study Skills teacher Londonderry , NH , 1996
    Focus Educational Services: Contracts with the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation and School Districts for testing and tutoring 1991-1996


    Education

    MA Reading and Language Boston University 1977
    BA Literature and Education Franconia College 1974
    Graduate Credit Notre Dame College Manchester Emotional Behavioral Disorders 15 credit 3.8 1994
    Thirty year member: Meditation/mindfulness Center/Advanced Training from 6 Seconds Emotional Intelligence group
     

    Recent Achievements
    Professional Development

    Attended SEL for Massachusetts Conference – 5/27/2015

    Completed National Career Readiness Course silver – 5/24/2015

    Emotional Competencies Assessment and Coaching – Six Seconds 5/15/2015

    New Hampshire Writer’s Project 5/10/2015

    Emotional Intelligence & SELF science for Educators –Six Seconds 6/2013

    Mindfulness: Teaching & Learning 6th Annual Conference Lesley 3/2013

    .B training-The Mindfulness in Schools Project-2/2013

    Intellectual Functioning, WISC –Rivier College 7/2010

    Special Education Law by Matt McAvoy –Parker Charter School 5/2010

    IEP development and Progress monitoring–Lesley University 3/2010

    Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators –National Conference, NYC 1/2010

    Brainframes, Graphic Scaffolds for Literacy and Learning -Lesley University 10/2009

    New England Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators –Conference 4/2009