becoming a bKIDS Educator

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Certification Requirements

You must complete the following requirements in order to certify as a bhavanaKIDS Educator and begin taking paid placements with us.

You can see the rolling dates for Modules and Electives on our Professional Development Calendar!

  1. Certification Registration Fee of $75.00 

  2. Required Training Modules

  • BKIDS CERTIFICATION TRAINING MODULE A – Foundational Theory

Integrated mindfulness theory

Cognitive embodiment theory and application

Behavioral/relational theory

  • BKIDS CERTIFICATION TRAINING MODULE B – Foundational Theory

Awareness

Productive communication 

Diversity and inclusion

  •  BKIDS CERTIFICATION TRAINING MODULE C – Trauma Training

  • BKIDS CERTIFICATION MODULE D – The Curriculum

3. ELECTIVE AND SPECIALIZATION TRAININGS (5 Required)

  • Classroom Management - A Child Centered Approach

  • Metaphor from the Mat - The bKIDS Lesson Plan (Required)

  • Strategies in Mindfulness - For Work, Relationships & Life

  • bKIDS Curriculum for Elementary Age Students

  • bKIDS Curriculum for Middle School Students

  • bKIDS Curriculum for High Schools Students

  • Creating Specialty Classes

  • Media, Mind and Body - Teaching Mindful Media Consumption

  • Understanding Positive Youth Development 

  • Integrating Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom

  • Effective Rapport Building and Non-Violent Communication 

4. 3 ON-SITE OBSERVATION TRAININGS (Required) 

5. ONLINE TRAININGS (Required)

  • Sita Sings the Blues (Theming for bKIDS Classes)

  • Mandatory Reporting