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Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts. Internationally known pioneer in Humanistic Education. Author of co-author of the classic books in Values Clarification: VALUES AND TEACHING, HELPING YOUR CHILD FIND VALUES TO LIVE BY, VALUES CLARIFICATION, THE HANDBOOK OF STRATEGIES. FACILITATES WORKSHOPS ON THESE TOPICS ALL OVER THE GLOBE, EARNING THE HIGHEST EVALUATIONS.


Background Information

I TAUGHT HIGH SCHOOL FOR SEVEN YEARS, ENGLISH AND SOCIAL STUDIES, AND REALIZED HOW DESPERATELY TEACHERS NEEDED TO KNOW SOME THINGS I HAD LEARNED. I EARNED MY DOCTORATE AND FOR 35 YEARS TRAINED SOME OF THE FINEST TEACHERS IN AMERICA. MY MAJOR INFLUENCE WAS LOUIS E. RATHS, MY PROFESSOR AT NYU IN THE LATE 1950'S. ANOTHER MAJOR INFLUENCE WAS EVERYTHING I LEARNED WHEN I TAUGHT AT THE NEW LINCOLN SCHOOL IN NEW YORK CITY.

Birth Place
pITTSBURGH, PA USA
Accomplishments

NOMINATIONS FOR TEACHER OF THE YEAR, TWICE.
PROFESSOR EMERITUS, UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS.
GOLDEN APPLE AWARD, NATIONAL SELF ESTEEM CONFERENCE.

Additional Information

TWO OF MY MOST RECENT BOOKS, "FORGIVENESS" AND "GETTING UNSTUCK" TOOK ME TO THE OPRAH SHOW AND TO ONE OF THE LAST PHIL DONAHUE SHOWS. MY FOUR KIDS HAVE ALL BECOME COUNSELORS, AND I HAVE LED WONDERFUL WORKSHOPS WITH SOME OF THEM ON fATHERS AND DAUGHTERS AND FATHERS AND SONS.

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45 OLD MOUNTAIN RD 
Hadley MA 01035  
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