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23 Aug

Please check out the new website and thanks for all of the support!




Professional Development workshops for educators & Restorative Practices Consulting

5 Aug

If you are a principal or organization director looking for meaningful and relevant professional development opportunities, please contact me.  Here is what I have to offer..

Bringing Restorative &

Social Justice Practices to Schools

The Idealistic Educator Workshops and Consulting Focus on…

  • Communication Skills
  • Community Building
  • Group Problem Solving
  • Cross Curricular Learning
  • As and For Learning Ideas
  • Drama for Elementary Teachers
  • Classroom Management
  • Supporting Resilient Youth

“…Engage & Empower…”


Professional Development Training


  • Cross Curricular Social Justice In the Classroom
    • Elementary
    • Secondary
  • Restorative Practices – For and As Learning
  • Restorative Practices – Classroom Management and Community Building
  • Restorative Practices – Problem Solving with Youth (Bullying in our Schools)
  • As, for and of Learning – Elementary and Junior Drama


  • Restorative Practices – Problem Solving with Youth
  • Management Training – Facilitating Open Communication



  • Support organizing and addressing bullying and other negative behaviours in the school
    • Develop a plan of action to address specific situations.
    • Facilitate restorative circles with victims and aggressors.
    • Following through with the results of the circle.


  • Support organizing and addressing communication issues within the organization.
    • Developing a plan of action to address specific situations.
    • Facilitate restorative circles with staff.
    • Following through with the results of the circle.

Restorative Justice Event

13 Jan

Restorative Justice Section Meeting – Aboriginal Persons Court (“Gladue” Court) – Event Details

Date: January 30, 2012
Hosted by: Sections

Restorative Justice (RJ) Family Section Meeting, Monday, January 30, 2012, 5:45 pm to 7:30 pm, ADR Institute Office, 234 Eglinton Ave. E., Suite 405, Toronto.

Also available by teleconference and webinar.
IMPORTANT NOTE:  Due to popular request, the ADR Institute Office is now a fragrance-free environment. Please refrain from wearing any fragranced products when attending an event at or by the ADR Institute.

RSVP: Please contact Mena at if you wish to attend in person or participate by teleconference or webinar.
The phone feature/webinar are benefits of membership. We welcome non-members to attend in person. Non-Members are welcome to attend up to 3 Section Meetings after which we recommend that they join the ADR Institute of Ontario.

Advance registration required – No charge.