Dana Asby, MA, MEd

Director, Innovation and Research Support

Dana is CEI's Director of Innovation and Research Support and she serves as the Education Coordinator at the New England MHTTC. She is a trauma-informed yoga teacher and co-founder of Parent in the Moment, where she teaches families how to use mindfulness to reduce stress and increase the bond of love.

After seven years as a classroom teacher, from preschool to junior high school in Missouri, Georgia, New York City, and Japan, Dana transitioned to a career in education reform and development. In addition to her work bringing mindfulness to schools in New England and around the nation with CEI, she has also written growth mindset-based curriculum for Mindset Works, Inc. to improve the mindsets of students and teachers. Dana is passionate about transforming education and family life to be more intentional, compassionate, and community focused.