Valerie Cusson has been a Resource Specialist at San Andreas High School for ten years and has been studying and practicing mindfulness for over 15 years. She completed two yearlong Mindfulness Facilitator training programs in Los Angeles and San Francisco. In 2012, she co-founded a mindfulness meditation sitting group in Redlands that continues to flourish. She has led mindfulness groups for teens, adults, people in recovery, people of color, and women.
Valerie is currently exploring the intersection of mindfulness and education as it relates to SEL for children dealing with trauma.