"Learning to stand in somebody else's shoes, to see through their eyes, that's how peace begins. And it's up to you to make that happen."-Barack Obama

      ACE director, Denise Emmerling-Baker EdD  has years of experience as an educator, educational leader, national equity, empathy, and best humane practices for growth mindset consultant, coach, mentor, and inclusion specialist.                                        Dr. Baker's experience as an artist, business owner, service dog handler, and former nurse  adds a unique perspective toward holistic practices. Dr. Baker partners with many other humane leaders, artists, and organizations, helping to guide schools and organizations toward more positive , inclusive, creative, caring and successful climates, while empowering teams to continue to sustain positive growth on their own .



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