Tara Flippo holds a B.A. in Outdoor Experiential Education from Hampshire College and a M.A. in Social Justice and Experiential Education from Vermont College. Focusing her career on education and training/consulting has allowed her to serve as youth facilitator, teacher trainer, college professor, and director. Tara’s organizational leadership and facilitation skills span 25 years and multiple programs and settings. She ran her own Social Justice consulting business for six years and is a frequent presenter on Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) topics. Tara has comprehensive skills in the areas of Social Justice Education/DEI, Experiential Learning, Youth Development, and Social Emotional Learning. One of Tara’s professional highlights, is the publication of her first book in 2016 – Social Emotional Learning in Action: Experiential Activities to Positively Impact School Climate which has sold over 6,000 copies. In addition, Tara is an adjunct professor in Social Justice Education for the University of New Hampshire’s Social Work Department.