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2019 Annual Conference

November 13–15, 2019

Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, Augusta, GA

Mindfulness: The Calm Before, During, and After the Storm

Friday, November 15, 2019 at 9:45 AM–10:45 AM EST
Oglethorpe A (100)
Target Audience
Counselor Educator, Supervisor
Please select the interest areas (or track) your proposal covers
Comprehensive School Counseling Program
Issues in Counseling
Social Emotional Learning

Have you ever wondered how to calm down the anger and aggression that is displayed by some of your students? Mindfulness techniques, catered towards student interest, can help to teach aggressive students how to calm themselves down and regulate their own behavior. A significant drop in discipline referrals and classroom disruptions are the results you can see, at your school,by tailoring traditional mindfulness techniques to interests of your students.


Nakeisha Chante' Leitzsey, M.ED, ASCA, ACA, GSCA, SACES, ACES and Georgia School Counselor Association (GSCA)
April Griffin, Union Elementary School, Macon, GA.
Randi Stallings, Martin Luther Jr. Elementary School, Macon, GA.
Latesha Dixon, Brookdale Elemenary School, Macon, GA