Dan Huston is a professor in the English department at New Hampshire Technical Institute, a community college in New Hampshire. Over fifteen years ago, he developed the Communicating Mindfully (CM) curriculum, which has influenced teaching and curriculum development at schools across the country and internationally. He is also the author of “Communicating Mindfully: Mindfulness-Based Communication and Emotional Intelligence,” the textbook used in the course. In 2008, Dan was awarded NHTI's Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence. He regularly presents at national and regional conferences, as well as at public and private institutions, and provides Communicating Mindfully training to businesses and other organizations.