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A Unique Perspective

15+ Years of experience in the Foster and Adoption Community

20+ Years in Education: Public School, Private School, Montessori, Waldorf, Online and Home Schools

15+  Years in the Montessori Community

10+ Years as an Administrator & School Leader

10+ years as a Consultant providing Coaching and Professional Development

American Montessori Society  Credentialed 

Certified Texas Public School Teacher with ESL Certification

A commitment to social justice, equity, and inclusion


Hi! I am Colleen Wilkinson.

Trauma-Informed Education Consultant


What’s Being Said

This has been the best PD I have ever attended! We finally had something useful and something we really needed to learn and develop. Thank you!

Lower El Teacher

I really enjoyed the presentation! I especially liked the emphasis on building relationships. I needed this reminder for my work with teachers as well. We look forward to having you back soon!

School Administrator

Thank you so much for all you share. My discipline style has definitely improved with this better understanding of the behaviors. I am excited to share this with his teachers!



Learn More About Trauma Informed Education

Professional Development designed to meet your needs.

Let's work together to meet the needs of your children, staff and community.

 Professional Development and Parent Education Workshops

A Comprehensive Approach

Every school community is impacted by trauma, and your school can be a place of healing and building resilience.  Teachers and Administrators will learn the core concepts behind trauma informed practice, the strategies to implement these goals in the classroom and ways to support school wide cultures of trauma informed care. Workshops can be done in half, full or two day formats. Parent Education can be one-time or on-going facilitation.  Contact me today to find out how I can support your community.
Investment for Workshops: 60 or 90 Min- $500    Half Day- $1000     Full Day-$1750  Two Day- $3500   
Travel fees may apply for travel outside of Houston.

Administrative and Teacher Consulting

Expert Guidance

Have you applied a trauma-informed lens to your policies, procedures, and employee handbook? How about your classroom management and routines? Since beginning this work, I’ve provided schools and teachers with a wide range of consulting services to enhance the entire school culture and create a cohesive community vision. To find out more, get in touch. Consulting Services start at $100 to $200 per hour depending on your customized needs. 

Online Classes

Individual Classes

Through Dominican University of California, graduate-level credit is offered for the Trauma-Informed Practices Course series I developed with my colleague Addison Duane, and Arlene Casimir.  These courses can prepare individual teachers, team members, and administrators to approach the school community with a trauma-informed lens. A Trauma-Informed Certificate Course is available!

Start Here:

Dominican University of CA Trauma-Informed Practices Certificate

Contact Me

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