Geoff Colvin, Ph.D., draws on his experiences as a teacher (both in special education and in general education), school administrator, and research associate at the University of Oregon. Dr. Colvin is a nationally recognized educational consultant who has assisted personnel in more than 200 school districts and agencies managing problem behavior, teaching challenging students, and planning for school safety. He has authored more than 80 publications, including books, book chapters, articles, and video programs, on teaching and managing students who exhibit the full range of problem behavior. His video program Defusing Anger and Aggression received national recognition by winning the 2000 Telly Award and Communicator Award of Distinction. As an administrator, he directed a juvenile detention school for five years and was the principal for a countywide school for seriously emotionally disturbed youth for five years. He also served for several years as a supervisor of special programs with Bethel School District in Oregon.
Universal tools to craft the climate and culture of the whole school.
Tools to help teachers make a positive impact with all of their students.
Individualized interventions to support students with the greatest need.
Tools to develop and enhance explicit instruction across the curriculum and intervention programs to improve reading achievement.