Scattergood Foundation

Advancing Innovative Strategies for Change in Behavioral Health

Friends Council on Education

Friends Council nurtures the spiritual life of Friends schools, strengthens the connections between the schools, and promotes Friends education through providing consulting services, professional development seminars, literature to support Quaker testimonies in school life, and peer network meetings across schools.

Irene McHenry
Executive Director


Date Project Title
10/2012 to 10/2013 Friends Mindfulness Collaborative
10/2013 to 10/2014 Friends Mindfulness Collaborative Year 2
08/2014 to 01/2015 Friends Mindfulness Collaborative Year 3


Friends Mindfulness Collaborative Project in Friends Schools 2013

The Friends Mindfulness Collaborative project in Friends schools is designed to foster the development and implementation of successful mindfulness-based programs that are community-inclusive, beginning at the whole-school level. For the pilot project on mindfulness in education, Friends schools are providing resources of faculty/staff time, physical space, and on-the-ground logistical support...