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
I have never witnessed such energy, enthusiasm and practical examples all rolled into one single speaker.
Rose Ann Fallon
Probably the most important seminar I have ever attended.
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
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
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
Michele Borba offers insightful, realistic and straightforward advice that is sure to get immediate results.
Sally Lee, former Editor-in-Chief, Parents Magazine
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
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
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
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