Dr. Lorea Martinez is a social-emotional learning (SEL) consultant, supporting schools and teachers as they integrate SEL in their programs and teaching practices. Her clients include New Schools Venture Fund, Learning Policy Institute, Six Seconds, Nearpod, and public, private, and charter schools. She is a faculty member of the Summer Principals Academy-New Orleans at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research is focused on school climate, SEL implementation, and principals' emotional intelligence. She is working on her second book for teachers, Teaching with the Heart in Mind, forthcoming in 2020. Previously, she was a special education teacher and administrator. Martinez holds a PhD from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. She frequently blogs about how to incorporate SEL in teaching practices at Learning Is Social, Emotional and Academic.