ACMHE is the academic association dedicated to contemplative teaching and learning.

The Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (ACMHE), a program of CMind, focuses on increasing contemplative insight and action in the realm of education. This includes undergraduate and graduate education, education for the professions, and informal and K-12 education as they relate to higher education.

We believe that education is, in fact, an embodied experience. We strive to augment our capacity to experience emotional learning, spiritual learning, and somatic learning as well as cognitive and intellectual learning as we engage with one another and with the natural environment.

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Professional Development Within Contemplative Community

Browse upcoming events and opportunities to learn more about contemplative pedagogy.

Prof. Brad Grant (Architecture and Design, Howard University) speaks at the Summer Session on Contemplative Learning

Why Should I Join?

Membership benefits include registration discounts, materials, and resources; the ACMHE community is sustained through member dues.

ACMHE Contemplative Education Webinars

We've broadcast webinars on contemplative education since 2009. New webinars, presented by innovative scholar-practitioners, are broadcast free for members each month.

ACMHE members can access over 60 past webinars in the Contemplative Education Webinar Archive. Here's a preview of what ACMHE webinars have to offer:

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