SEL Awardee

Chrissa Sullivan

Jefferson Middle School
Mt. Lebanon School District
Pittsburgh, PA
“Our community has come to the universal understanding that our students are STRESSED! While this stress epidemic is the problem, mindfulness offers a solution to positively affect our teens' physical, mental, social and emotional well-being. 'Stressed Teens Enter the Zen Den' will equip students with mindfulness tools through the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction-Teen program, an evidence-based, progressive eight-week program that is accessible to middle school students. The project also includes the creation of a Zen Den which will provide a base for the program and serve as a resource room for the mindfulness tools that are outlined in the MBSR-T sessions.”
Tags: Curriculum, High School, Middle School, Mindfulness, Students with Disabilities, Teacher, Traditional Public School, Urban