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Cynthia O'Connell, MEd

Specialist Professor

Counseling

MEd, Masters in Education, The College of New Jersey

BS, Dance, Health & Physical Education, Douglas College

Office: McAllan Hall , Room 104

Phone: 732-263-5765

Email: coconnel@monmouth.edu

Fall 2016 Courses:

EDC-600

EDC-555

Regularly Taught Courses:

EDC-555

EDC-500

EDC-600

EDC-545

About:

Professor O’Connell has taught at the secondary level and has school counseling experience at the high school level. She was the Supervisor of Counseling Services K-12 in an urban school district and the District Test Coordinator and is certified as a SAC in New Jersey. Her career encompasses implementation of prevention, intervention, and secondary school counseling and bullying programs. She is the clinical coordinator for all school counseling, SACC, and SAC internships. She is a certified RYT Yoga teacher and a Trainer for Yoga Calm for Children. Her research interests include mindfulness and yoga in the classroom for all ages and mindfulness based stressed reduction. She is a member of ACA, NJSCA, PSA, ASCA, and MCSCA.

Research Interests:

Mindfulness and Yoga in the classroom and for all ages.

Professional Associations:

ACA, NJSCA, PSA, ASCA

Presentations/Invited Talks:

Talks: NJSCA - Yoga Calm for Children

Talks: MCSCA - Yoga Calm for Children

Talks: ASAP - Yoga Calm for Children