Teshia Stovall Dula

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Teshia Stovall Dula, Ed.S., began her career in 1995 as an Instructional Assistant for preschool and elementary school children. In 1998, she began working as a Professional School Counselor, and she is certified in PK-12 school counseling. Currently, she lives and works in Gwinnett County, Georgia, the most extensive school system in Georgia, with over […]

Sharon Stiefel

I have had a long and winding road of a career. My BS degree is from University of Maryland in Early Childhood Education. My MA degree is from Hood College in Community Counseling. I have been certified as a teacher in Maryland, Massachusetts and Virginia, over the years. I have been a RAMP recipient from […]

Rosanne Sheritz Sartori

Rosanne Sheritz Sartori is an elementary school counselor, who has spent so much time trying to gather materials to use for classroom guidance sessions. Eventually, she decided to create her own lessons by making up stories, songs, raps, rhymes, and games to teach topics that met the American School Counseling Standards. Sheritz Sartori’s students enjoyed […]

Rebecca Schmidt

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Rebecca Schmidt is an elementary school counselor at Lander Elementary School. She has taught second, third and fourth grades in Texas and has been a counselor for over 30 years, working in the Mayfield City School District for 29 years. Schmidt has a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from The University of […]

Tim Handrich

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Tim Handrich has served as the school counselor at J.R. Gerritts for 37 years. In many ways, he is the living embodiment of his school’s positive, supportive, student-centered, high quality learning environment. Although he’s accomplished many things in the past, he still brings his “A game,” each and every day. To start, Mr. Handrich is […]

Phyllis Goodstein

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Phyllis Kaufman Goodstein, LMSW, is an anti-bullying advocate, social worker, writer, and magician. She lives on Long Island, New York, with her husband Arnie, sons Eric and Steven, and dogs Bandit and Chewy. Phyllis is the author of 200+ Ready-to-Use Reproducible Activity Sheets That Help Educators Take a Bite Out of Bullying.

Susan Ciardiello

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Dr. Ciardiello received her Bachelors Degree from the University of Maryland, her Masters Degree in Social Work from Columbia University and her Ph.D. from Yeshiva University, Wurzweiler School of Social Work. She has written a book on group work with children and a book on group work with adolescents. She facilitates workshops and presentations at the national and […]

Marianne B. Vandawalker

Marianne B. Vandawalker is a former elementary school counselor from North Carolina. She has presented workshops at various state counseling conferences and is the co-founder of KalMar Workshops. Marianne is the author of several best-selling activity books including the Character Fun Game Kit. 

Joy A. Wilson

Dr. Joy A. Wilson, has experience in schools, private practice, mental health agencies and college teaching. She states that as a treatment option for children and adolescents, play therapy has been recommended by a variety of helping professionals as “a well-thought-out, philosophically conceived, developmentally based, and research-supported approach to helping children cope with and overcome […]

Jan Urbanski

Jan Urbanski supervises the Safe and Drug Free Schools Office in Pinellas County, Florida, where she manages over a million dollars in federal grants and oversees the district’s award-winning character education program. In addition to having experience as a prevention specialist, school counselor, and teacher, she has conducted training in bullying prevention, school climate and […]

Deb Schroeder

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Deb Schroeder is a retired school counselor, school psychologist and special education teacher. Deb now spends her weekdays caring for her three-year-old grandson and writing whenever possible. Deb is an avid horsewoman and loves horse camping as well as spending time with family and friends. In addition to her two current books, she plans to […]

Courtney M. Rios

Courtney Rios has been a certified school counselor in Texas since 2011. She started her career working with children and adolescents in a residential treatment facility for both mental health and substance abuse. She then went into the world of education and became a middle school teacher. After finishing her master’s degree, she began her […]

Kathie Guild

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Kathie Guild was raised in south Georgia. She married an U.S. Army Officer and moved over eighteen times in twenty years across the United States and overseas. Kathie began her career in education as a pre -school and elementary school teacher. While living in Germany, Kathie was introduced to puppets and the magical world of […]

Judy Demers

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Judy Demers currently teaches physical education at Castillero Middle School in San Jose, California. Demers developed the physical education curriculum for her individual classes and the San Jose Unified School District. She has written two professional improvement projects for San Jose Unified School District, one of which she presented at the California Association of Health, Physical […]

Karen Gannon Griffith


Karen Griffith, PhD, LPC, worked in public education for 35 years, 27 as a school counselor, earning multiple state and national recognitions. Now retired, she works at the University of Georgia as an Assistant Professor (Term-Limited) in the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services, and with ASCA as a trainer on the national model, […]

Joan A. Zientek

Joan Zientek is a marital and family therapist. While semi-retired, she has maintained a small private practice in Oakbrook, Illinois. She spends time volunteering and is currently on the board of a local charity. Previously Joan has also been a consultant to many school districts and service organizations in and around Chicago as well as […]

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