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Jelena Popovic

Teaching Peace in Schools leadership council lead for The Peace Alliance, facilitator of cross-cultural dialog for Soliya, Mindful Schools mentor, school psychologist, Relax Kids coach and mindfulness educator.

Jelena is a life-long inquirer with a passion for education and teaching social-emotional skills to children. She teaches peace building practices in preschools and schools, assists with school districts efforts in skillful and sustainable implementation of mindfulness practices though the unique Communities of Practice model she co-developed with Lucy MacGregor, also she offers workshops and retreats for educators within US and internationally. 

She earned her graduate degree from Tufts University and her career focus has been on peace education, culturally competent practices, educators training regarding stress reduction and interdisciplinary collaboration to promote academic success and mental health wellness in schools.