We start off Season Two of the Evolution of AloHā by talking with Emareena Daniels, a master educator and leading expert in adult learning inside prisons and jails, and on free campuses, as people transition into education after returning to their communities. Daniels is a skilled facilitator and speaker with an extensive and varied background in adult education, instructional design, curriculum building, and program development. They hold an M.S. degree in Teaching, General Arts, and Letters from Portland State University and a B.A. in Communications from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Em Daniels is the author of Building a Trauma-Responsive Educational Practice a timely manual that presents a new perspective on teaching and learning focused on countering the impacts of trauma on adults’ ability to learn.