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Monica Evans retired as a Police Officer with the Detroit Police Department in 2014. Her assignments included seven years as a task force officer with the Bureau of...

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Lynne Lang has worked for over 30 years in public health, managing community coalitions, and developing school health and safety curriculum. In 2009, she developed...

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Lee draws on over 45 years of business experience in the fields of education, healthcare and non-profit management.  During this time, he has served in a range of...

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Marissa Wertheimer served as Coordinator of Restorative Justice programming for Marin County Probation for 15 years, including outreach in the community and in schools. For...

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Sheryl Douglas started her life-long career in education as an English Language Arts teacher and later transitioned into educational consulting. For over two decades she...

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Peter Heineman has been an urban elementary, middle and high school educator for over 30 years. He currently works at Green Street Academy in West Baltimore...

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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...

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Graciella Drew is a restorative practices trainer, providing training and/or consulting in multiple urban and suburban school districts throughout the United States. She...

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Karen Junker was trained by the IIRP in 2009 and practiced restorative practices with her math classes and schoolwide as the Restorative Practices Coordinator for a large...

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Paul Karaman is a former executive director of Community Service Foundation (CSF), one of  the IIRP’s model programs. CSF helped implement restorative practices in...

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Julie Malloy has nearly 20 years of experience in management consulting and direct service. She has trained adults in restorative practices and strategy development in New...

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Shermont Fox has over 35 years of experience transforming the lives of students and families with schools all over the country. He has been a teacher at the School District...

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Bill Boyle is an experienced, certified restorative practitioner and facilitator of equity and inclusion learning experiences. He has worked diligently to form schools that...

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Gina Sweet-Comrie has dedicated more than 20 years to working with special education students residing in Philadelphia, PA and surrounding counties. She is certified...

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Dawn Schantz has more than 30 years of experience in Pennsylvania’s juvenile justice system, from Juvenile Probation Officer to counselor with the IIRP model program...

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Shari Garn spent 25 years as a teacher before leaving the profession to become a Restorative Conference Facilitator in the justice setting serving youth and young adults in...

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Deanna Webb has dedicated over 15 years to working as a special education teacher across grade levels in public and alternative schools and 10 years to training adult...

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Trisha Tinsley has 20 years of experience in social services and community organizing. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Seattle University and...

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Sarah Barbour supports the design and implementation of school-wide behavioral support systems and restorative discipline processes for independent and public school...

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Suzanne has worked as a mental health counselor for over 30 years in a variety of settings, including schools, community mental health and inpatient behavioral health...

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Melissa Ugarte has been an educator for over a decade, having held positions in counseling, behavior management and leadership. Ms. Ugarte founded The Educated Edge, LLC, a...

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Kris Wraight taught Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and Teen Dating Violence Prevention to students in southeastern Connecticut for over a decade. Since attending...

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Julia Getty is a full-time instructor with the IIRP. Her first career was in retail management, where she noted with great interest that some managers seemed...

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Joseph Devlin is an IIRP instructor, adjunct professor at Bucks County Community College, and founder of Family Sobriety Now. He has more than 20 years of experience in the...

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Nikki Chamblee, Ph.D., has been an educator for two decades. Currently, she is the Coordinator for Restorative Practices for Fort Worth Independent School District...

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Eric Rainey has over 25 years of experience in a variety of roles in the fields of education and childcare services, including graduation coach, classroom teacher...

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Kate Shapero is a science teacher at The Miquon School, a private elementary school in Philadelphia. As a lifelong learner, Kate has been honing her restorative practices...

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Victoria Goodson is the Coordinator for Student Conduct and Restorative Justice at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon. She began her association with the...

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Neil Ray has served in communities and schools of the Greater Philadelphia Metropolitan Area for over 15 years in various capacities, including school social worker...

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Jen Williams is a Middle School Counselor in Pennsylvania and is a 2016 alumni of the IIRP Master of Science program. Her passion for restorative practices started...

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LeTicia F. Taylor has worked in education for 18 years. She was introduced to restorative practices in 2012 while assisting an initiative to implement restorative processes...

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Steve Fiedeldey is a restorative practitioner who has a diverse background in education. He is a passionate and dedicated advocate for children, with experience as an...

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Susan Wilson has over 20 years of experience using a restorative lens in her work to promote individual voice and advocacy and support building community. She is the...

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Stephanie Natera has over 15 years of experience in various roles in mental health and education settings. As a licensed clinical social worker, school social worker and...