Michele Borba, Ed.D. is an internationally renowned consultant, educational psychologist and recipient of the National Educator Award who has presented workshops to over a million participants worldwide. She is a recognized expert in parenting, bullying, youth violence, and character development and author of 22 books including UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About Me World, The 6Rs of Bullying Prevention: Best Proven Practices to Combat Cruelty and Build Respect,The Big Book of Parenting Solutions, and Building Moral Intelligence. She has appeared over 130 times on the TODAY show and is a frequent expert on national media including Dateline, The View, Dr. Oz, Anderson Cooper, CNN, Dr. Drew, and Dr. Phil. To book her for speaking or media even refer to her website: www.old.micheleborba.com. Follow her on twitter @MicheleBorba.
While many people in public life decry the lack of character and moral development among our kids, few take this concern further, into the realm of practical steps to address the issue in the lives of real children and youth. Michele Borba has done so.
James Garbarino, author, Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them
I have never seen an audience rise to their feet in a standing ovation as I saw them do at the session I attended. Thank you for the contribution you have made to New Zealand educators.
Nola L. Hambleton, President, New Zealand Principals’ Federation
I know Michele Borba and her work, and she has a proven track record that stands miles apart from other child experts. Using practical strategies, colorful anecdotes and wise insights, she shows us how to do what really matters most–to help our kids become good and caring human beings.
Jack Canfield, co-author, Chicken Soup for the Soul
Cross-culturally, Dr. Michele Borba has brought valuable insights to teaching professionals. Her parenting ideas have also been widely adopted by parent educators in Hong Kong.
Ivan Yiu, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals, Hong Kong
Grounded in solid research, her message has the potential to truly help parents help their children be more successful in school and in life.
Richard Herzberg, executive director, Bureau of Education and Research
This is something every educator should experience!
Michele Borba is dynamic! She backs everything she says with valuable, current, and extensive research.
Julie M. Straugn
The feedback we have been getting as a result of your presentation has been extremely positive. We may now have another solid opportunity to engage our parents and the communities at large in positive ways and develop initiatives in the areas of citizenship and character development.
Vic Budz, Assistant Superintendent Grasslands Regional Division 6, Alberta
As part of our ongoing efforts to heighten the awareness of the dangers of gang life, we have worked closely with Dr. Borba’s materials. For two years, over 7,500 students were exposed to her program and the results have contributed to an overall reduction in violent crimes and school expulsions by 25.6%.
Michael Scacco; GRASP Unit, Cathedral City Police Department California
I have always respected you as the best educational thinker in the field of self-esteem in the world. I am delighted that your thoughts will now be available to parents.
Jack Canfield; Co-author Chicken Soup for the Soul series