Michele BorbaJanuary 6, 2018Comments 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
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
Michele Borba offers insightful, realistic and straightforward advice that is sure to get immediate results.
Sally Lee, former Editor-in-Chief, Parents Magazine
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
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 an inspiring educator, an experienced parent, and a terrific writer. She has identified the core issues for parenting moral kids and presented them with passion, wit and enormous practicality.
Michael Gurian, author the Minds of Boys, The Good Son, and The Wonder of Boys
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
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
This is something every educator should experience!
Dr. Michele Borba is the most exciting speaker I have ever heard. It was worth driving two hours to hear her!
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.