Place Category: Council Trainers
The Founding Director of the Council in Schools (CIS) Program, Joe has been a public school teacher for over 30 years and is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. From 2006 to December 2013 he served as a program specialist for the Los Angeles Unified School District, where he brought Council and restorative practices to over 65 LA schools. He has practiced Council with students since 1986, and has been an Ojai Foundation Council Trainer since 1994, providing workshops for youth, parents, educators, counselors, and administrators nationally and internationally. He is the author of numerous curricular and training materials, including An Introduction to Council for Educators: Training Manual and is currently at work on a book titled Teaching and Learning in Circles: A Way of Council in Education.