Nikki Chamblee, Ph.D has been an educator for over 19 years. She is licensed in New York and Texas in the areas of English Language Arts, Special Education and English as a Second Language. She received Tier 1 and Tier 2 training in restorative processes from the Morningside Center for teaching Social Responsibility and Restorative discipline practices coordinator training from the Texas Education Agency. She also has a graduate certification in Restorative practices from the International Institute for Restorative Practices and is a Restorative practitioner trained by IIRP in basic Restorative practices and facilitating conferences. From 2017 - 2020 she served as the Restorative Discipline Coordinator for the DeSoto Alternative Education Program. She also served as the Coordinator of Restorative Practices for Fort Worth ISD returning to DeSoto ISD in November 2021 to serve as their Coordinator of Restorative Practices.