Jenny Mills
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Jenny Mills
Jenny Mills, M.Ed., founder of Roots & Wings, LLC works closely with educators to bring mindfulness-based strategies into K-12 schools to enhance classroom culture, reduce teacher burnout and promote self-regulated learning.

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Jenny Mills trained under Michael Baime at the Penn Program for Mindfulness where she completed the Practicum in teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). She has completed the Mindful Schools program and formally received the 5 Mindfulness Trainings in the Order of Interbeing. Jenny is the founder of Roots & Wings, LLC whose mission is to make mindfulness accessible to teachers, youth and families. Three years of pilot data collected by Drs. Fegley and Mackenzie from the Graduate School of Education at Penn have shown that Jenny's 8 session course, Everyday Mindfulness for Schools, yields positive results. She also teaches a for-credit course with the Penn Literacy Network called Re-Energizing Our School Communities: Mindfulness-Based Strategies to Support Teaching and Learning. Jenny currently lives in New Jersey with her husband Burton and two young children, Talula Jo and Zachary. She credits mindfulness as giving her an appreciation for life and providing her help in parenting.

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