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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.
As a professional development consortium we work with over 130 presenters a year. Your workshop processes and strategies are excellent and are one reason we continue to include you in our program. The other reason is that participants demand your return.
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.
This is something every educator should experience!
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.
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.
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.
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%.
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.
Thank you so much for your help and valuable input concerning our documentary on parenting entitled, “New and Improved Kids” As the credit for our program reflects, we heartily endorse you as a self-esteem expert; and on a personal note, you were always a joy to work with.