Katie Medlar, Director of School and Community-Based Programming Katie comes to this work with over 18 years of formal mindfulness practice. She studied Human Development and Elementary Education at Lesley University and has a background in teaching and education. Katie has been with Calmer Choice since it started in 2010. As a Calmer Choice instructor she has worked with over 1000 children and youth. Katie has been part of developing and implementing the Calmer Choice curriculum (pre-k-high school) . For the last 3 years she has been a trainer and mentor of instructors teaching for Calmer Choice. Katie also runs classes in mindfulness for classroom teachers and parents. Through her work she finds immense joy in watching children and adults find connection to themselves and others. Katie feels fortunate to live on Cape Cod, to have raised her two sons, ages 16 and 23 here, and to be part of an organization that really cares about the well-being and future of this beautiful community.