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Guest Name
Barbara Coloroso
Guest Occupation
Author and Speaker
Guest Biography

Barbara Coloroso is an international bestselling author and for the past 38 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 Oprah, CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN and NPR. She has been featured in the New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, Time, 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. It has also been 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 Bystander—From Pre-School to High School, How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle of Violence

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.