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Jim Dillon

Jim Dillon has been an educator for over 40 years, including 20 years as a school administrator. He is an educational consultant for Measurement Incorporated, who sponsor the Center for Leadership and Bullying Prevention. He is the author of Peaceful School Bus (Hazelden). No Place for Bullying (Corwin, 2012) and Reframing Bullying Prevention to Build Stronger School Communities (Corwin) and the picture bookOkay Kevin (Jessica Kingsley Publishing).

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Respect with no exceptions
Respect with no exceptions

Does your culture honor all students -- or just those who behave? How to root out toxic mindsets.

Going beyond the rules -- for the common good
Going beyond the rules -- for the common good

Schools have traditionally used a rule-consequence approach to manage student behavior. Is it time to rethink this model?

Reimagining safe schools
Reimagining safe schools

When we hear “safe schools” we think metal detectors, security guards and strict discipline. Why this approach falls short -- and what we can do instead.

Nobody has the answer. But everybody does
Nobody has the answer. But everybody does

Are you looking outside your school for solutions to problems? Your best answer is probably closer than you think.

Why behavior change relies on the golden rule
Why behavior change relies on the golden rule

Professional development for educators should go beyond training them to follow a program, and should emphasize the golden rule.

Teachers and administrators can design education rituals that enhance and deepen learning.

Jim Dillon knows changing school climate is easier said than done

Are we jumping to SEL?
Are we jumping to SEL?

Schools are moving to SEL to fix many issues. But is this the only answer?

Educator Jim Dillon reflects on the importance of letting learning sink in.

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