Author: Brent Kaneft

Brent Kaneft is a Director of Curriculum and Instruction at a PK-12 independent school. He holds a master’s in literature from James Madison University and will earn his master’s degree in educational leadership from Indiana University (Bloomington) in May 2022. Since 2016, Brent has led teacher workshops on how to translate Mind, Brain, and Education (MBE) research strategies into the classroom, and since 2020, he has focused on research-informed practices in the areas of social-emotional learning, mindfulness, and equity and inclusion. Brent’s recent publications include “Faculty and Student Wellness: Embracing the Interdependence” (NAIS), “How to Build Systemic Belonging” (NAIS), and “Slow Is Fast: Approaching Innovation with Intention” (NAIS).