Kathleen Glaser has over thirty years experience in public schools, serving as a teacher, principal, college professor, and supervisor of student teachers. As a Center for Courage and Renewal facilitator, she conducts Courage to Teach and Courage to Lead retreats locally and nationally. Based on Parker Palmer’s recent book Healing the Heart of Democracy, she is co-leading a series of democracy conversations focused on civil discourse and meaningful dialogue.
She received the Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award and is a co-founder of the Chesapeake Public Charter School in southern Maryland as well as a Board Member of the International Peace Academy in Bethesda, MD. Her passion is creating trustworthy learning spaces and communities.