Rodney Toulson has extensive experience working and training in inner city schools. He is a former Director of Restorative Practices in Baltimore City Public Schools and has worked with students in Middle Grade Partnerships and the Upward Bound Program. Rodney collaborates and trains with the Center for Dispute Resolution at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (C-DRUM).
Rodney believes in the power of restorative practices in establishing accountability, boundaries, and respect in communities and schools. He works with school district leadership to encourage healthy self-care practices for their administration and teachers. He uses restorative circles to create spaces for student accountability.
Rodney holds a Bachelor of Science from Coppin State University and earned a law degree from David A. Clarke School of Law.
Rodney lives and works with his wife of 20 years in Baltimore; they have a blended family of five grown children. He enjoys going to the movies, exercising and spending time with his grandchildren.