publications & projects

training topics

  • Reframing Discipline and Reducing School Push Out
  • What We Can Learn about Classroom Management from "Warm Demanders"
  • The Walls Teach: Why Classroom and School Aesthetics Matter

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pedagogy & philosophy

  • School climate is based on relationships.
  • Every student deserves to feel welcomed in their school.
  • Students watch adults and take cues for how to behave from the examples set for them.
  • All student behavior is a code. An educator's job is to crack it. 
  • Cultivating a positive school climate requires intentional work around diversity and equity.

areas of interest

school culture; bullying and bias; responsive discipline; reducing school push-out; engaging student voice in school improvement; classroom management; intervention techniques; restorative justice; trauma informed approaches; youth engagement; PBIS