Angela has 25 + years experience teaching middle school and high school students and staff exploring human potential. Angela received her Ph.D. in Transformative Learning from Union Institute in 2006. Dr. Benedetto recently taught Educational Psychology at UCLA, and Developmental Psychology at Antioch University. Her doctoral internship included field research in India, Peru and the US. Her latest creative works include; the Student Success Kit for Teens, The Stress Reduction Handbook for Teachers, and multi media text and film Dreaming New Schools; Inspiring Lifelong Learning Through Conscious Creativity and  Catapulting Creativity: A Teacher’s Journey through Conscious Creativity.  Angela looks forward to offering workshops and staff development training supporting youth and adults in celebrating their unique creativity.