Free VIRTUAL Community Circle:
Circles provide a safe place when students are worried or upset to know that they are not alone. Feeling a sense of connection and support is often more reassuring than a detailed explanation of what is happening. Consider using the following script for a community circle on your online learning platform!
it is possible
to decrease suspensions and expulsions while increasing school climate...
Laura's Positive & Restorative approach uniquely combines PBIS, Restorative Practices and Wellness Centers which brought her recognition nationally and internationally. During her 10 years as Project Director of Napa Valley Unified School District Laura's implementation resulted in
77% decline in suspensions
99% decrease in expulsions
99th percentile in school climate scores in California.
Executive Director Sonoma County SELPA
Laura is a very skilled presenter. Her compassion for everyone is palpable and leads to a strong connection both to her and her material. She is highly regarded in this area.
Superintendent of Schools Napa County
Laura Mooiman has a wealth of experience with a variety of programs including special education, bullying prevention and restorative practices, as well programs for positive school climate. She will provide, in an interactive and engaging fashion, a vast array of practical and useful tools that teachers and counselors can begin using on Monday morning.
Jeffrey Sprague, PhD
Professor Special Education, University of Oregon
Director Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior
Laura is a superb staff developer and can organize efficient and effective
professional development across multiple interventions and topics. Laura has a rich and deep history related to prevention and intervention systems
Executive Director Elementary Education
Napa Valley Unified School District
Laura Mooiman's experience in social work and her understanding of public schools positions her to support PBIS and Restorative practice from a systems perspective.