A Conversation with Nedra Glover Tawwab - National Council of Teachers of English

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

7:00 p.m. ET

Join moderator Pauline Schmidt for a conversation with licensed therapist and sought-after relationship expert Nedra Glover Tawwab, author of Set Boundaries, Find Peace.





NEDRA GLOVER TAWWAB, a licensed therapist and sought-after relationship expert, has practiced relationship therapy for twelve years and is the founder and owner of the group therapy practice Kaleidoscope Counseling. She has been recently featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, Psychology Today, Self, and Vice, and has appeared on numerous podcasts, including Don’t Keep Your Day Job, Do the Thing, and Therapy for Black Girls.

Tawwab runs a popular Instagram account where she shares practices, tools, and reflections for mental health, and hosts weekly Q&As about boundaries and relationships. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her family.



PAULINE SCHMIDT is an associate professor of English education in the Department of Secondary Education, the director of the Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project (PAWLP), and co-advisor of the NCTE Student Affiliate at West Chester University in Pennsylvania. She has served as column editor for English Journal and cochair of the ELATE Commission on Arts and Literacies (COAL), and is the current advocacy chair for the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English Language Arts (PCTELA). She has published chapters in A Symphony of Possibilities: A Handbook for Arts Integration in Secondary English Language ArtsTeacher Representations in Dramatic Text and Performance: Portraying the Teacher on Stageand Shakespeare and Adolescent Literature: Pairings and TeachingShe is currently cowriting a Principles in Practice text with her colleague, and fellow Notorious Pedagogues podcaster, Matthew Kruger-Ross. Her teaching and research interests include the infusion of the arts in English Education, diversifying the canon of literature for children and young adults, and the impact of new literacies on curriculum and teacher preparation. You can find her on Twitter @DrPSchmidt, on Instagram @pschmidt1126, and via email at pschmidt@wcupa.edu. 


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