Velma L. Cobb 

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Velma L. Cobb, Ed.D., CPCC, ACC, is Director of the Lander Center for Educational Research in the Touro College Graduate School of Education in New York. Her approach incorporates culturally responsive-sustaining practices, social and emotional intelligence, mindfulness and other contemplative practices, and positive psychology methodologies with equity and anti-bias lens. Principal and Founder of the V L. Cobb Leadership Group, Velma is a certified leadership coach; trained CARE (Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Educators) facilitator; licensed Bigger Game© trainer; and a Leadership Circle Profile (LCP)© and LCP Culture Survey© 360 assessment practitioner. Currently, she is serving as a Meta-Coach with the Daniel Goleman Emotional Intelligence Coaching Certification Program.