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 BorbaFebruary 23, 2011Comments Off on Mobilizing Bystanders to Stop Bullying
Teaching kids how to be active bystanders, stand up to peer cruelty and speak out against bullying. My “Bully B.U.S.T.E.R. Bystander SkillsI shared on Dateline. Bullying is a learned behavior, and it is on
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
Dr. Michele Borba is the most exciting speaker I have ever heard. It was worth driving two hours to hear her!
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
The Oak Hill teachers were unanimous in considering Dr. Borba’s message the most timely, useful and motivating they have experienced during their teaching careers.
Harold King, Principal, Converse. Indiana
You had everyone glued to what you were saying.
Kenneth Dragseth, Ph.D., Superintendent, Edina Public Schools
Michele Borba is a master at presenting worthwhile techniques and strategies to use with children.
The most informative, inspirational seminar I have ever attended. Just jammed with useful and practical suggestions.
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
Michele Borba is dynamic! She backs everything she says with valuable, current, and extensive research.
Julie M. Straugn
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