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Diversity & Equity Violence & Crisis Prevention Youth at Risk
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.
Leadership Social and Emotional Learning Student Engagement Youth at Risk
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.
Classroom Management & Behavior Diversity & Equity Youth at Risk
Don Parker, EdD, is the principal of Posen Intermediate School in Illinois. An educator since 1997, Dr. Parker has also served as a teacher, dean of students, assistant principal, and adjunct professor.
Literacy Reading School Improvement Youth at Risk
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.