Richard Brady is a retreat leader, writer, educational consultant, and coordinator of the Wake Up Schools Level II Program in North America. He is a founder of the Mindfulness in Education Network, an international organization with 1,700 participants. In 2001, he received lamp transmission from Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh to be a Dharma teacher in his tradition with a special focus on cultivating mindfulness in young people. Richard has led retreats and offered workshops for educators in the US, Italy, and Germany. He is co-editor of Tuning In: Mindfulness in Teaching and Learning (2009).