Authors & Presenters
- Linda Beggs
Linda Beggs has more than 30 years of organizational development experience, specializing in culture, change, and team effectiveness. She collaborates with schools to create a high-trust culture essential to implementing wraparound resource centers.
- Steve Van Bockern
Steve Van Bockern is a professor of education at Augustana University in South Dakota. Formerly a teacher and principal, his research interests include resiliency, alternative education, restorative justice, bullying, discipline, and creating well-being.
- Larry Brendtro
Larry Brendtro, PhD, is director of The Resilience Academy and professor emeritus at Augustana University. He has rich, practical experience as a teacher, principal, and psychologist—including 14 years as president of Starr Commonwealth.
- William S. Roulston
William S. Roulston is a consultant, researcher, and author. He works with schools and nonprofits to set up effective intervention programs for struggling adolescent readers, and researches best instructional and institutional practices for them.