Dena Simmons

Asst Dir
Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Dena Simmons, Ed.D., is the assistant director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, where she oversees training, coaching, and education initiatives. Prior to her work at the Center, she served as an educator, teacher educator, diversity trainer, and curriculum developer. Dena’s primary research interest focuses on assessing teacher preparedness to address bullying in the K-12 school setting.



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