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Rolla
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Lewis
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Rolla E. Lewis, EdD, NCC, is professor emeritus in Educational Psychology at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB). His current research and scholarly interests include public education advocacy, eco-relational understanding, and using lifescaping action research practices in ways that enhance school communities, student learning power, wellness, and connectedness to the living environment. He was School Counseling Coordinator at Portland State University (PSU), 1995-2006, and at CSUEB, 2006-2014. He is an active Associate of the Taos Institute. Dr. Lewis has published numerous chapters, articles, and poems in books, peer-reviewed journals, and other publications. With the school administrator educator, Peg Winkelman, they wrote: Lewis, R. E., & Winkelman, P. (2017). Lifescaping Practices in School Communities: Implementing Action Research and Appreciative Inquiry. New York, NY: Routledge. He founded the Lifescaping Project with Peg, Ardella Dailey, and Greg Jennings. They designed, and co-wrote with professionals-in-training and practitioners: Lewis, R. E., Dailey, A., Jennings, G., & Winkelman, P. (2017). Lifescaping Project: 2016 Action Research and Appreciative Inquiry in San Francisco Bay Area Schools. Chagrin Falls, OH: WorldShare Taos Publication. He is the recipient of the Oregon Counseling Association’s Leona Tyler Award for outstanding contributions to professional counseling. He may be reached at rolla.lewis@csueastbay.edu
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