"Thank you for reminding me to think differently about what I do
and giving me real strategies & tools
to use right away!"
-Jennifer Borders, 6th grade teacher
Customized Professional Development
Now more than ever, teachers are being asked to guide Social Emotional Learning and Productive Talk. The challenges of online teaching and learning have made these skills even more vital.
Whole Planet Consulting Professional Development is an investment in the long term success of both teachers and students, giving teachers the tools to manage classroom culture, gauge social emotional readiness and adapt to changing conditions.
Lucinda Martinelli delivers interactive, engaging training programs that teach educators to guide Social Emotional Learning and Productive Talk. She works with educators in schools and outdoor centers who want to build a collaborative culture, empower students to learn and rekindle their joy of teaching.
During the last three decades, Lucinda has worked in classrooms, after school programs and outdoor experiential education settings transforming groups of students and adults into fully functioning teams. She is passionate about training educators of all kinds in the skills needed to transform the classroom and the learning process into a collaborative and exciting adventure.
Lucinda is the creator and director of Whole Planet Consulting. She lives in Ann Arbor Michigan where she also works as a Lead Facilitator for the University of Michigan Adventure Leadership program and a certified Challenge Course Manager and trainer. She regularly speaks at regional, national and international conferences. She is an active member of the Association for Experiential Education, the Michigan Science Teachers Association, the Michigan Alliance of Outdoor and Environmental Educators and the Association for Challenge Course Technology.