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
Michele Borba articulates the core traits that build and promote responsible citizenship among the young and old alike.
Ronald D. Stephens, executive director, National School Safety Center
Michele, you have displayed your leadership in the field of education like no other. Your grounded approach and insistent on scientific review has displayed the clear success of your techniques.
Senator John Vasconcellos; Thirteen District, California State Senate
This is something every educator should experience!
As a professional development consortium we work with over 130 presenters a year. Your workshop processes and strategies are excellent and are one reason we continue to include you in our program. The other reason is that participants demand your return.
Val Olesky, Executive Director, Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium
Michele Borba is dynamic! She backs everything she says with valuable, current, and extensive research.
Julie M. Straugn
Dr. Michele Borba is the most exciting speaker I have ever heard. It was worth driving two hours to hear her!
As part of our ongoing efforts to heighten the awareness of the dangers of gang life, we have worked closely with Dr. Borba’s materials. For two years, over 7,500 students were exposed to her program and the results have contributed to an overall reduction in violent crimes and school expulsions by 25.6%.
Michael Scacco; GRASP Unit, Cathedral City Police Department California
The most informative, inspirational seminar I have ever attended. Just jammed with useful and practical suggestions.
You had everyone glued to what you were saying.
Kenneth Dragseth, Ph.D., Superintendent, Edina Public Schools
I have never witnessed such energy, enthusiasm and practical examples all rolled into one single speaker.