Cristy RobertsCertified Instructor
Cristy Roberts holds a degree in Deaf Education from the University of Tulsa, but what makes her a powerful presenter is her years of experience working with children and developing staff. She had been a Pre-K classroom teacher, child care director, Head Start Site Director, Early Head Start and Head Start Training Specialist and is currently the Training Director for The Early Childhood Education Institute at the University of Oklahoma in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Diana BrownCertified Instructor
Diana Brown, M.Ed has been a professional educator since 1988. She has a B.A. from Arizona State University and an M.A. from Northern Arizona University. As a classroom teacher, she realized that managing student behavior was the number one concern of educators. The majority of classroom management systems had children asking, “What do I get […]
Dinah Lee SchallerCertified Instructor
Dinah Lee Schaller is a Licensed Master of Social Worker who partners with schools, childcare centers and educational institutions to help them develop a positive culture and climate with the use of Conscious Discipline. After spending nearly two decades in education, consultation and classroom coaching, Dinah knows what truly drives the development of a highly effective positive culture and climate for all learners and all staff. Dinah accomplishes this by connecting with the heart-beating staff and students that she is trying to help by sharing her diverse personal and professional experience by working within educational institutions in Michigan.
Heidi CondreyCertified Instructor
As a Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor, Heidi Condrey is passionate about sharing the Conscious Discipline message with others. Heidi has worked in the field of early childhood education for sixteen years. A state licensed teacher, Heidi holds a Master’s Degree in Education with a specialization in Teacher Leadership. Her career has centered around early childhood education and the empowerment of both children and their families.
Jane PlumCertified Instructor
Conscious Discipline was the answer when Jane Plum searched for a program to meet the classroom management and social/emotional curriculum needs at the preschool where she served as director. Since she made that discovery in 2006, she has been passionate about her personal Conscious Discipline journey. After watching the many successes in her school, her goal has become sharing Conscious Discipline with others.
Jennifer SmithCertified Instructor
Jennifer Smith has over 17 years of experience working in the early childhood field. Her experiences vary from research and intervention to direct classroom and home-based services for families and children birth-five. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Iowa and a Master of Science degree in Child Development with a Specialization in Infant Studies from Erikson Institute. For the last 10 years, Jennifer has worked in the Early Head Start/Head Start community sharing her passion for Conscious Discipline.
Jennifer WelmersCertified Instructor
Jennifer Welmers has over 17 years of experience as a primary teacher. She is a licensed child coach who specializes in the social and emotional development of children and adults. She coaches families and is a director of Tools4HappyKids, which promotes a healthy upbringing and education for young children. Jennifer also runs her own business, ZieMeStralen, which is based on transforming lives with Conscious Discipline through coaching at homes, schools, and childcare centers.
Jenny BarkacCertified Instructor
Jenny Barkac has a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. She has been in the education field for over 25 years as a teacher of Infant and Toddlers, Preschool, Behavior Interventionist, K-6, and is an Adjunct Professor teaching a Behavior Management Course using Conscious Discipline.
Jessica FlowersCertified Instructor
When Jessica Shields Flowers thought about how she wanted to help parents and educators give children better opportunities to develop and flourish, she pictured outward ripples of positive change. So, when it came time to open her early childhood education and parenting consultancy in 2008, Ripple LLC was the name the South Carolina Conscious Discipline […]