Renee Metty, MEd (ECE), MEd (SPED), MSCI, is the founder and facilitator of With Pause and The Cove School, organizations providing mindfulness education to children, as well as training for the professionals and parents who care for them. She has studied with the Mindful Schools leaders as well as Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dr. Dan Siegel, Dr. Amy Saltzman and Susan Kaiser Greenland. She continues to develop her own learning of mindfulness, compassion and coaching with a strong interest in how stress is held in the body and ways to release it.


Renee’s background in business, early childhood and special education are a strong foundation in the work she does. Her work with children and adults is nationally recognized and leaves a big impact. Over the past 20+ years, she has created innovative ways to work with children, adults and organizations. Recognized for her practical and inspirational presentation as well as her approachable style, Renee speaks and trains regularly at schools and conferences around the country in the fields of education and counseling. She completed her mindfulness training through Mindful Schools and is working toward her Somatic Experiencing Certification as well as Executive Coaching Certification. Renee practices daily mindfulness and meditation as well as attends several silent retreats throughout the year. 


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Renee Metty is the founder and has an employment relationship with the Cove School and With Pause. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Renee Metty has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.