As an educator, I teach doctoral students in the Educational Leadership and Management Department of the School of Education at Capella University.

I also offer the following courses and workshops:

PAR EntreMundos: Collaboration in Learning and Leadership
On the principles and practices of participatory action research within a Latinx educational context, particularly grounded in a Southern tradition, feminist theory, and indigenous wisdom (offered by the PAR EntreMundos Collective via the Graduate Center at CUNY).

Applied Emotional Mastery: Emotional Wisdom in Learning and Leadership
On the science of emotions and its impact on learning and leadership, introducing insights from neuroscience, psychology and education and offering practical strategies for enhancing learning experiences and/or organizational culture.

Creative Justice Approach: Creativity in Learning and Leadership
On lessons from a decade of research with El Puente and El Puente Academy for Peace and Justice on the impact of the arts, creative process and social justice in learning and leadership contexts, introducing principles and practices to incorporate into educational and organizational settings.

For more information, please contact me at melissarivera@mac.com.

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