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
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. Dr. Borba explains in clear, concise, and effective ways how to make that happen.
Ronald D. Stephens, executive director, National School Safety Center
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
Michele Borba is a master at presenting worthwhile techniques and strategies to use with children.
This is something every educator should experience!
The single best seminar I’ve ever attended in 18 years of teaching. Spirit lifting and practical!
I have never witnessed such energy, enthusiasm and practical examples all rolled into one single speaker.
Rose Ann Fallon
While many people in public life decry the lack of character and moral development among our kids, few take this concern further, into the realm of practical steps to address the issue in the lives of real children and youth. Michele Borba has done so.
James Garbarino, author, Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them
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
What a vivacious speaker—enthusiasm through and through!
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.