Dr. Angel Acosta recently completed his doctorate degree in the Curriculum and Teaching Department at Teachers College, Columbia University. For the last decade, Angel has worked to bridge the fields of leadership, social justice and mindfulness. Angel has supported over 30,000 educational leaders and their students by facilitating leadership trainings, creating pathways to higher education, and designing dynamic learning experiences. His dissertation explores healing-centered education as a promising framework for integrating contemplative science and educational leadership development. He is currently an education consultant and former Trustee for the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society.

This profile was last updated on June 8, 2020

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