Lorraine Connell, MEd, MS, is the Owner of Peers not Fears, LLC, and a veteran educator of over 20 years. As an educational coach and consultant, she has developed curricula for teens, educators, millennials and grandparents on leadership and empathy. She works in collaboration with others to provide coaching to educators and students everywhere through her company Peers not Fears, LLC. Lorraine hosts the podcast Unimagined where she interviews students, current and past, on their experiences in education, and listens to their advice on how we could do better.
Her work spans the impact of understanding how and where our biases come into play, serving small and large businesses, to develop strong communities. In 2022, Lorraine left her full time chemistry teaching job to work with interested schools, families, and communities to develop more equitable access and empowerment of students.
When she is not working with others on developing leadership skills she is supporting her two boys in all their adventures. Lorraine and her husband Justin are both educators and work to improve and develop their and others social and emotional learning.