Space Between

Organization Details

NameSpace Between

Organization Description

Mission statementOur Mission: We facilitate human and school transformation through mindfulness practices. Our Vision: We want to ensure all students are well and whole. Our Values: We believe in integrated mindfulness practices that promote: • Alignment - this means that people are grounded and centered and with balanced nervous systems. • Connection - this means that people are attuned to their emotions, thoughts, and bodies in ways that allow them to practice self-compassion and build deep relationships with others. • Authentic - this means that people are able to be and express their true natures.
Service(s) description• We provide weekly classroom lesson with students to teach mindfulness-based social emotional learning • We provide professional learning for teachers and school staff, proving them with their own practices and tools for their own wellness • We facilitate a workshop called “Bringing Mindfulness Home” which connects parents and guardians to mindfulness practices for their wellness, parenting, and connection to their children
Program impactStudents: 98% of students indicated one or more mindfulness practices that they find helpful. 88% of students indicated that mindfulness is helpful for big feelings and emotions. 94% of students notice positive differences since learning mindfulness (i.e happier, calmer, more focused, less worried, less sad, less angry, kinder). Educators: 97% would like Space Between in their classrooms again. 97% saw improvement in student’s ability to regulate their emotions. 86% saw an increase in attention/focus. 92% saw an improvement in student wellbeing. Classrooms practiced mindfulness an average of 5.1 times per week, outside of Space Between time.

Community programs are organized into categories known as Community School Elements. All community programs associated with Space Between are listed below and each program may be provided at 1 or more schools. You can use the 'Show Details' buttons to learn more about each program.

Health & Wellness (1 program)

Programs that meet students' physical and behavioral health needs so they can be in school and ready to learn.

School Culture & Climate (1 program)

Programs that support the creation of an inclusive, welcoming school environment that honors the experiences of all students and families, and provides opportunity for building community, strong relationships, and an overall positive climate for learning and growth.