As a professor in the English Department at NHTI-Concord’s Community College, Dan Huston teaches writing and communication and serves as assistant to the department head. He has been incorporating mindfulness, meditation, and emotional intelligence into his communication curriculum for over fifteen years and was awarded NHTI’s 2008 Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Huston is the author of the textbook Communicating Mindfully: Mindfulness-Based Communication and Emotional Intelligence, as well as numerous other publications on mindful communication. He regularly presents at national and regional conferences and provides training in communicating mindfully. Huston has received training at the renowned Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn.