Flourish: Positive Education Conference

Tamara Lechner

Tamara Lechner is the Canadian Regional Manager at the Institute of Positive Education based out of Victoria BC.

She is responsible for helping the Institute attain their mission of delivering transformational educational programmes that place wellbeing at the heart of education worldwide.

Tamara’s diverse background includes entrepreneurship (publishing, personal growth, and education industries), marketing, and wellbeing education. Tamara has a passion for mindfulness, the science of habit formation and disrupting thought patterns to promote growth. Her strength of hope has been fostered through her work with special needs children and adults. Her love of learning and curiosity are aligned with the IPE commitment to strengthening the evidence base of Positive Education.
When Tamara is not teaching or learning she can be found fuelling her zest by throwing epic parties, spending time with her husband and four children, and planning travel. Her deep belief if that happiness happens by choice, not chance.
P.O. Box 3013, 2 Ridley Road St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7C3 Canada 905 684 1889
With more than 700 students from 60 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only   co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.