Mandi Thines

Director of Sales and Business Development


Mandi is a committed child advocate, educator, and lifelong learner. Mandi holds a Master of Science in Secondary School Counseling and a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Central Arkansas. Her long career in education includes secondary science teacher, middle school guidance counselor, curriculum specialist, grant writer, and over 20 years in EdTech. She has worked with hundreds of schools, businesses, agencies, and nonprofit organizations to improve student outcomes and prepare students for the challenges of the 21st century. In her role, Mandi promotes MindUp in schools and districts across the United States and abroad. Her goal is to provide every educator, parent, and community with the knowledge and tools needed to increase prosocial behavior, executive functioning, and social and emotional competence necessary for our children to grow up and thrive in school, work, and life. She also supports businesses, corporations, nonprofits, and individuals to become MindUP partners supporting the development of our most precious resource, our children.