Eric Baylin has been a Courage and Renewal Facilitator since 2010. He has been an educator for 44 years and is currently teaching high school art at Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn, NY, where he also coordinates the professional development program. In addition to his work in the classroom, Eric offers training in facilitative leadership for educators. He is a sculptor, poet, and writer, having published a number of articles about the practice of meditation and bringing the life of the spirit into one’s daily work. He is part of a NY team of Courage and Renewal facilitators who offer one-day and weekend retreats in NYC and the Hudson Valley.