Meet Richard Curwin
Speaking/Consultation Areas: Discipline with Dignity, Violence Prevention in Schools

Presentation Style: Practical, down-to-earth, interesting to listen to, inspiring.

Richard Curwin, Ed.D. received his B.A. in English and his Doctorate of Education at the University of Massachussetts in Amherst. He is known internationally for providing thousands of educators and parents with practical, proven ideas to effectively manage children's behavior in a manner that respects the dignity of each individual. Dr. Curwin is the author of the acclaimed books Discipline with Dignity, Discipline with Dignity for Challenging Youth and As Tough as Necessary: Countering Violence, Aggression, and Hostility in our Schools as well as author of Rediscovering Hope: Our Greatest Teaching Strategy. His most recent publication, Making Good Choices, offers teachers eight ready-to-use strategies with objectives, materials, language, and examples - all designed to encourage students to accept responsibility for their own behavior, to recognize that mistakes can become opportunities for learning, and to help them learn how to formulate and live with classroom and community rules that promote responsibility, respect, and self-discipline. His articles have appeared in Instructor, Educational Leadership, Parenting, and Learning. Dr. Curwin has presented seminars and workshops throughout the United States and Canada as well as in Belgium, Germany, Japan, Singapore, and Israel.