Stu is a specialist in developing positive school climate and stands for compassion, community and kindness. He is the founder of the Ovation Company. Its mission is to grow and cultivate positive interactions with all who share the school environment. He has traveled the country for over 20 years working with students and teachers alike to help build strong school communities and improve campus culture and climate. Since 1999, his primary focus has been working with associations like Learning for Living Boomerang Project (student transition programs like Link Crew and WEB). Besides being an educator, Stu has been a professional actor for over 20 years. This promises to be an entertaining and informative keynote speech and breakout session. He will share his expertise and insight of programs like Connecting the Dots and 4Word Momentum. You will walk away with practical solutions to your changing needs. Learn more at www.ovationcompany.com
Stan is an educator, researcher, author and founding member of the International Bullying Prevention Association. Since the 1990s, he has put his energies toward helping schools prevent bullying and is the co-leader of the Youth Voice Research Project, which has collected information from more than 13,000 young people in the United States about what works and what doesn’t work in bullying prevention. Stan has studied with Olweus and will share his research, practical experience and specific techniques through storytelling. Educators will walk away with practical ideas and best practices to prevent bullying for students and teachers. Learn more about Stan and his books here.