Dr. Becky Bailey
Becky A. Bailey, Ph.D., is an award-winning author, renowned teacher and internationally recognized expert in childhood education and developmental psychology. Her workshops touch thousands of lives each year, and her top selling book titles have over 400,000 copies in circulation.
Dr. Bailey is the founder of Loving Guidance, Inc., a company dedicated to creating positive environments for children, families, schools and businesses. She is also the developer of the Conscious Discipline program.
Dr. Bailey has authored 14 books related to guidance and discipline. Managing Emotional Mayhem, her newest title, addresses self-regulation for educators, parents and children. Her core publication for parents, Easy to Love, Difﬁcult to Discipline, has received national acclaim and is published in nine languages. Easy to Love, Difﬁcult to Discipline applies the Conscious Discipline message to the family unit, offering the support and internal changes adults need to effectively parent their children.
In her passion to empower all people, especially those working with our youngest citizens, Dr. Bailey has established the ﬁrst Early Childhood Education four-year university degree program in the state of Florida. She was also instrumental in establishing a teacher certiﬁcation program for Native Americans in New Mexico.
Dr. Bailey has raised over $2 million for children’s programs over her years in education.
She played an integral role in raising funds, building and equipping a preschool in a tsunami-devastated region of Sri Lanka, and sponsored two Sri Lankan teachers to attend the week-long Conscious Discipline Summer Institute. She recently established a non-proﬁt organization to provide free training and resources to at-risk families and teachers in memory of her mother, Frances Canipe Bailey.