Hank Resnik

Senior Advisor for Communications

Hank Resnik has served as a communications consultant to CASEL since 2002, writing, producing, and publishing a variety of books, reports, and media, including assistance with the CASEL website and electronic newsletters and bulletins. He is a writer, editor, and filmmaker who specializes in education, public health, the environment, and urban planning. He has also consulted with Special Olympics, Inc., developing a comprehensive K-12 program focused on acceptance of individuals with learning disabilities, and the California Department of Education, for whom he was the principal writer for several of the state’s curriculum frameworks and a book and videos on early childhood education. He has worked closely with many leading organizations across the country focused on social and emotional learning, among them Lions-Quest, the Developmental Studies Center, and the Social Development Research Group at the University of Washington. A former long-time resident of Berkeley, California, Hank was a founder of the Berkeley Public Education Foundation, a mentor to high school students, and co-chair of the Concerned Citizens Committee for Berkeley High School. He now resides in Miami, Florida.