MESPA Institute is still on despite the weather! Travel safely and we will see you there! Join us for the professional development event of the year! On February 6-8, 2019, you will be joined by 450+ of your colleagues for an incredible experience. With presentations from EIGHT incredible thought leaders, more than 25 sessions rooted in mental health, innovation, education equity, and leadership development, MESPA Speaks performances by your own colleagues, a Makerspace and Therapy Dog Showcase, an Unconference in which you guide your own learning, and 80+ education-based exhibits, how could you go wrong?

Share in the excitement! Use the conference hashtag #mespamn and follow @mespaprincipals on Twitter.

Evaluate Institute 2019: The evaluation is now live: Click here to complete the MESPA 2019 General Evaluation for your CEUs (17).
Evaluate Institute 2019 Breakout Sessions: Click here to complete a session evaluation for each breakout you attend. Your feedback helps us plan future sessions!
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Kathy Flaminio

Kathy Flaminio, LGSW, MSW, E-RYT-200, is the founder of 1000 Petals LLC, a holistic health and well-being training and consulting company on the science and practice of mindfulness, movement and social/emotional learning. A public speaker on the local and national level, Kathy is adjunct faculty for Saint Mary’s University and holds a master’s degree in social work with more than twenty years of experience in regular and special education settings. She is the creator of Move Mindfully® workshops, products and curriculum that teaches trauma informed yoga-based sequencing for self-regulation, focus and over all well-being. As the National Director of Training Development for Yoga Calm®, Kathy has trained over 30,000 professionals. Over the past seven years, Kathy has partnered with the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's hospital to provide trauma informed yoga-based movement for the child/adolescent mental health and dual diagnosis units.