Bringing back joy and humanity.

Awakening Wisdom is a transformative school culture solution for educators and parents that brings joy and humanity back to teaching and learning. Through a unique blend of visioning, social emotional learning, and systems shaping, Awakening Wisdom empowers adults to model the mindsets and behaviors they seek to instill in young people.


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for teachers and support staff

For Teachers and
Support Staff

Our Professional Development workshops provide direct support to help you empower and engage your students and shift the culture of your classroom. We offer a variety of trainings, from 90 minute webinars to 16-hour in-depth intensives. Take a closer look to see what course is the best fit for you.

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For School

Our comprehensive SEL program for schools provides the assessment, training and ongoing coaching to make real change schoolwide. The 4 Step journey of school culture transformation is within reach. Explore more to see how it can work in your school.



Parents are primary educators and a school’s best partner in nurturing responsible, resilient and compassionate students. Our Parenting Workshops offer practical strategies for every family. Learn more about our next offering.

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Developed originally for schools, the values, habits of mind, and strategies of Awakening Wisdom are as vital for the workplace as they are the classroom. Our workshops are specifically tailored to build resilience, unleash creativity, and increase productivity to help teams thrive.

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“This was the best professional development I have attended as a teacher. I wish I had taken this earlier in my career.”

Summer Intensive Attendee
Honolulu, HI

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Our mindsets direct the experience of our lives toward happiness or misery.  Henry Ford wisely noted:  “Whether you think you can or  think you can’t  – you’re right.” Our state […]

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join us for the next awakening wisdom event

AWAKENING WISDOM virtual fall courses 2020

Finding Your North Star: In an uncertain world, what kind of person thrives?

2-part series, 90-minutes each session: October 24 and 31
American School of Doha
Camille Creek Community School