Patricia Jennings

Patricia Jennings

Associate Professor of Education, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia, USA

Patricia Jennings, MEd, PhD, is an associate professor of education in the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia, USA. As a mindfulness practitioner for more than 40 years, she has spent most of her life exploring how mindfulness can enhance teaching and learning. Tish Jennings is an internationally recognized leader in the fields of social and emotional learning and mindfulness in education, with a specific emphasis on teachers’ stress, and how it impacts classroom climate and student well-being and learning. She is the author numerous publications and he books Mindfulness for Teachers, The Trauma-Sensitive Classroom, and The Mindful School.