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 is a master at presenting worthwhile techniques and strategies to use with children.
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
I have never seen an audience rise to their feet in a standing ovation as I saw them do at the session I attended. Thank you for the contribution you have made to New Zealand educators.
Nola L. Hambleton, President, New Zealand Principals’ Federation
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
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
Dr. Michele Borba’s years of research and expertise make her uniquely qualified as an expert in the field.
Robert W. Reasoner, president, International Council for Self Esteem
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
Dr. Michele Borba is the most exciting speaker I have ever heard. It was worth driving two hours to hear her!
I know Michele Borba and her work, and she has a proven track record that stands miles apart from other child experts. Using practical strategies, colorful anecdotes and wise insights, she shows us how to do what really matters most–to help our kids become good and caring human beings.
Jack Canfield, co-author, Chicken Soup for the Soul
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