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
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
Probably the most important seminar I have ever attended.
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.
Ivan Yiu, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals, Hong Kong
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
The single best seminar I’ve ever attended in 18 years of teaching. Spirit lifting and practical!
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
I have always had the highest regard for your work. You have demonstrated truly outstanding skills in your live seminars, reaching thousands of teachers who have, in turn reached tens of thousands of students.
Richard Herzberg, Ph.D., Executive Director, Bureau of Education and Research
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
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
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