Barbara Coloroso

Barbara Coloroso is an international bestselling author and for the past 52 years an internationally recognized speaker and consultant on parenting, teaching, school discipline, positive school climate, bullying, grieving, nonviolent conflict resolution and restorative justice.

 She has appeared on CBC, BBC, Oprah, CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN and NPR and has been featured in the New York Times, Time, U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, and other national and international publications.

 Her uniquely effective parenting and teaching strategies were developed through her years of training in sociology, special education and philosophy, as well as field-tested through her experiences as a classroom teacher, laboratory school instructor, university instructor, seminar leader, volunteer in Rwanda and mother of three grown children.

 She is the author of four international bestsellers: kids are worth it! Giving Your Child the Gift of Inner Discipline; Parenting Through Crisis — Helping Kids in Times of Loss, Grief and Change; The Bully, the Bullied, and the Not-So-Innocent Bystander — From Preschool Through High School and Beyond, Breaking the Cycle off Violence and Creating More Deeply caring Communities; and Just Because It’s Not Wrong Doesn’t Make It Right — From Toddlers to Teens, Teaching Kids to Think and Act Ethically.

 Barbara’s latest book is Extraordinary Evil: A Brief History of Genocide … and Why it Matters. She also has two critically acclaimed video programs Winning at Parenting ... without beating your kids and Winning at Teaching ... without beating your kids.

Barbara's session will be Wednesday, July 27 at 3:15 p.m.