Natural and Social Sciences
PhD, Social Foundations of Education, Policy and Practice, University of Colorado, Boulder
MS, Women's Studies, Mankato State University, Minnesota
BA, Education, Western Washington University
Her research focused on the inner work and professional development of teachers in a program called "The Courage to Teach." While in Boulder, Dr. Simone became involved with Naropa University, assisting with the development and implementation of their Master's in Contemplative Education program. She is still actively involved in the on-going process of program development.
Currently, Dr. Simone works as faculty and Site Director (Kitsap/Olympic Peninsula) for Western Washington University, Woodring College of Education. She teaches a variety of classes to undergraduate and masters-level students pursing their teaching degree and certification. Her research with the Courage to Teach and Naropa's Contemplative Education program inform her work with students at all levels; she is constantly striving to find ways to empower and nurture teachers so they can establish genuine and healthy relationships with their students and colleagues.
Dr. Simone lives in West Seattle. She thoroughly enjoys being near the ocean and all of Seattle's renowned coffee shops.
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