Dr. Randy Sprick - Creator Safe & Civil Schools
Randy Sprick is the director of Teaching Strategies Inc. and the lead consultant for Safe & Civil Schools. Each year, he presents practical and entertaining workshops to more than 30,000 teachers and administrators throughout the United States and Canada.
Much of Dr. Sprick’s work involves helping teachers, principals and other staff set up schools and classrooms that encourage student responsibility and motivation, while humanely and effectively helping misbehaving students learn to behave in more responsible ways.
As the primary author for the Safe & Civil Schools series, Dr. Sprick has produced numerous articles, books and multimedia programs that assist school personnel in dealing with the issues of discipline and classroom management. His most recent publications include Teacher's Encyclopedia, 2nd edition and Coaching Classroom Management, 2nd edition.
Dr. Sprick is a past president of the Association for Direct Instruction (ADI) and was inducted into the Association's Hall of Fame. The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) has honored him with the J.E. Wallace Wallin Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his work developing, advocating and proliferating Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports in schools.