Diane Wolk-Rogers, M.S. Ed. Coral Springs, FL, USA
Diane is a National Board-Certified teacher who has taught at the elementary, middle, and high school level for over 30 years in the Broward County school system. Currently, as a National Math and Science Initiative Coach, she provides learning support to students and teachers from across the country. By developing culturally responsive materials and integrating social-emotional lessons into learning plans, she inspires high school students from marginalized communities to reach their highest potential in advanced placement coursework. She also incorporates mind-body medicine skills into the teacher training workshops she develops and leads.
Following her training with the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, Diane facilitated groups for teachers, parents, and students impacted by the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. As a Stoneman Douglas High faculty member, Diane co-founded the Mind-Body Ambassador Club which supports students in learning and sharing mind-body medicine skills with their peers and community. She continues to facilitate mind-body skill groups at the local community wellness center and finds great joy in helping others learn the powerful strategies that helped transform her grief and trauma into wholeness and healing.