Dr. Michele Borba is an internationally recognized author, speaker, & educator on parenting, character education and bullying prevention. Her work aims to help strengthen children’s character and resilience, reduce peer cruelty and create compassionate, just learning cultures.

Parenting Expert & Character Education

From every kid challenges to your wildest worries, Michele offers practical, research-based advice culled from a career of working with over one million students, parents and educators worldwide.
About Dr. Borba Speaking Services Spokesperson
Michele has a Doctorate in Educational Psychology and Counseling, and Masters in Learning Disabilities. She is a former special education teacher with a private practice for troubled youth and is the proud mom of three sons.

Media Contributor: Child, Teen & Family Expert

Media outlets regularly depend on Dr. Borba as the “go-to” expert on parenting, bullying prevention, education and child or teen issues.

Dr. Phil sends Michele to do a behavior makeover.

“The Doctors” check in with Michele about the research on Early Childhood Depression. Parenting Expert for Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers. “She’s probably best known as THE parenting expert of our generation!” Read more…

CLICK HERE to view Dr. Borba’s Character and Moral Development Article Archive on Ways Raise Caring, Respect & Responsible Kids

The Today ShowShe is an NBC contributor appearing over 100 times on the TODAY show and is> regularly sought out by national media to comment on late breaking news or everyday parenting issues.


Michele was an educational consultant on MSNBC’s “A Stronger America: Making the Grade” live town hall event.

Bullying Prevention Expert

Michele offers proven ways to stop peer cruelty. Her proposal to End School Violence (SB1667) was passed into California law. She has worked with hundreds of schools to reduce bullying and create compassionate, just learning climates.

Free 32 page download of Dr. Borba’s training manual 6 R’s of Effective Bullying Prevention, and be sure to watch the companion video below: (click to download) 6 Rs That Reduce BullyingCreator of Bullying Prevention Program: 6 R’s That Reduce Bullying (Keynote Speech – 20 min.)

Bullied to SilenceHow to teach Dr. Borba’s Bully Buster strategies – click here

Expert in Bullying 2012 Documentary:
BULLIED to SILENCE (Movie Trailer – 3 min.)

CLICK HERE to view Dr. Borba’s
Bullying Prevention Article Archive
to Help Bullies, Victims & Bystanders

Speaker, Spokesperson, & Educational Consultant

Michele gives out XO laptops in Rwanda
Michele has served as spokesperson, advisor or consultant to Fortune 500 corporations, 1000’s of schools and 100’s of school districts.

Michele serves as Goodwill Ambassador for One Laptop per Child Project (OLPC)

She has addressed over 1,000,000 participants on 4 continents…and still counting.
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