Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

SUSAN JONES is a leading expert in working with students who have challenging behaviors in a variety of settings, and a national presenter on helping effective teams implement trauma aware restorative practices in the classroom, school and district level. Susan is known for her motivational presentations that not only inspire but give teachers and school teams the specific strategies they need to make positive changes and result in increased student success in school, both academically and socially. Susan focuses on practical solutions for helping students be more successful in school – socially, emotionally, behaviorally, and academically. She brings to the leadership institute her extensive knowledge of trauma aware restorative practices, the science behind it, and practical strategies and ideas you and your team can share and use immediately. She is the author of Restorative Discipline: Best Practices to Improve Student Behavior, the comprehensive digital resource handbook you will receive at the institute.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“I loved all the resources and ideas I learned at this institute. I left with interventions and practices I can use and share right away! Thank-you, Susan!”

“It was an excellent institute. I liked the interaction throughout the day.”

“This institute provided a fantastic opportunity to get additional resources to support our teachers! I appreciate the important information shared throughout our time together.”

“Susan has absolutely hit the nail on the head with regard to how I see our role in serving the children we work with.”

“I very much enjoyed the connections that we can use in the classroom - and with ourselves.”