Michele BorbaJuly 25, 2014Comments Off on Teaching Kids How to Be Upstanders
In an NBC’s Dateline special: “The Perils of Parenting,” I appeared as the expert on bullying. Producers asked me to teach middle school students–when bullying peaks–specific bystander strategies to deal with bullies. I developed the techniques
Drawing on a lifetime of rich experience, Michele Borba understands parents’ concerns and speaks to them wisely and compassionately. Best of all, she spells out what parents need to know in easily accessible language and easily learnable stages.
Nathaniel Branden, author of The Six Pillars of Self Esteem
The feedback we have been getting as a result of your presentation has been extremely positive. We may now have another solid opportunity to engage our parents and the communities at large in positive ways and develop initiatives in the areas of citizenship and character development.
Vic Budz, Assistant Superintendent Grasslands Regional Division 6, Alberta
It makes my job so much easier when I have guests who are prepared to talk about the subject in a compelling and entertaining manner. As your enthusiasm and personality entered the picture, I believe my listeners really tied into your ideas.
Darrell Ankarlo, Program Director, Success Radio, SW Network, New York
Although the audience consisted of over 1000 participants in each session, Dr. Borba had the ability to speak to each individual. Her well-organized, informative and motivating talk touched everyone.
Edward Gonwa, Assistant Regional Superintendent, Illinois
Grounded in solid research, her message has the potential to truly help parents help their children be more successful in school and in life.
Richard Herzberg, executive director, Bureau of Education and Research
Michele Borba is a master at presenting worthwhile techniques and strategies to use with children.
I have always respected you as the best educational thinker in the field of self-esteem in the world. I am delighted that your thoughts will now be available to parents.
Jack Canfield; Co-author Chicken Soup for the Soul series
Attainment Company, Inc. recently had the pleasure of working with Dr. Michele Borba on a video shoot. Having been doing projects with a comparable level of “talent” for sometime, as the producer of close to 50 feature documentaries, I have no hesitation in giving her my highest recommendation as a professional and as a human being.
Tom Kinney, Producer, Attainment Company, Inc. Wisconsin
Michele Borba is dynamic! She backs everything she says with valuable, current, and extensive research.
Julie M. Straugn
Cross-culturally, Dr. Michele Borba has brought valuable insights to teaching professionals. Her parenting ideas have also been widely adopted by parent educators in Hong Kong.