Bena Kallick co-created a teachers' center and a children's museum (1970-1982). She co-authored many books and articles on Habits of Mind with Dr. Art Costa and co-authored a book on personalized learning with Allison Zmuda. Art and Bena are co-founders of the Institute for Habits of Mind and are recipients of the Malcolm Knowles Award for Self-Directed Learning from the International Society for Self-Directed Learning. Bena is Strategic Program Advisor for Eduplanet21. She is a well known international consultant.