As an educator, writer, developmental consultant, and public speaker, Josette specializes in the fields of human development, the Natural Learning Relationships of children, the evolution of consciousness through life, transformation learning, nurturing well-being in family relationships, how adults and children grow together, relationship-based and holistic education, and teacher professional development. Most recently she is teaching in Antioch’s Individualized Master of Arts Program (IMA) in the School of Education.
Over the years, Josette has delighted in sharing her expertise with adults, professionals, and family groups seeking to deepen self-awareness, enliven optimal well-being, and develop access to innate wisdom. She has authored six eBooks and six print books, including Grow Together: Parenting as a path to well-being, wisdom, and joy, as well as articles that focus on relationships with children. Grow Together earned the Mom’s Choice Award.
Together with Ba Luvmour, Josette co-created and developed Natural Learning Relationships, a whole-child understanding of child development. They have studied and explored consciousness since they met in 1979 and have been using Natural Learning Relationships with children, families, educators; in programs; and with schools since the 1980s. Together they produced and hosted the popular podcast series, Meetings with Remarkable Educators. She lives in Portland, Oregon.