Kelsey DonniniCertified Instructor
Kelsey Donnini has been a Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor since 2013. She holds a Masters Degree in Social Work as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, both from the University of Wyoming.
Kim JacksonMaster Instructor
Kim Jackson is a master teacher who is dedicated to providing the very best learning experiences possible for each child in her care. She graduated from Winthrop University with a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been teaching and coaching in the public schools of North and South Carolina for over 23 years and is a national trainer and keynote speaker.
Lina ParedesCertified Instructor
Lina has been using Conscious Discipline as a professional in the field of education for more than ten years. Her experience working with children and families in the area of special education and regular education has equipped her with a clear understanding of the unique needs of both populations and the usefulness of the program.
Megan WhittemoreCertified Instructor
Megan Whittemore is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice near St. Louis, MO. She earned her PhD and Master’s degree in School Psychology from The Ohio State University and also holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Arizona State University. Dr. Whittemore has experience training teachers (infant through High School), administrators, parents and mental health professionals. She has presented at the National Association of School Psychologists annual convention as well as the Ohio Safe Schools Summit.
Renee SutherlandCertified Instructor
Renee Sutherland, a Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor and Licensed Clinical Social Worker, has worked with children, families and educators for over 30 years. As a former Preschool Teacher, Head Start Home Educator, Center Director and Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist she brings practical perspective, solid knowledge and relevant stories to her trainings.
Shana SchmidtCertified Instructor
Shana Schmidt has over 20 years of experience working with challenging behaviors in homes and schools. As a Conscious Discipline® Certified Instructor since 2005, Shana found her heart and continues to be a learner of the Skills. Shana’s life passion is relationships. Whether it be playing ‘mommy’ as a young girl, cheering a team on in high-school or encouraging other adults professionally, Shana has always felt the impact of healthy support.