Mike Dreiblatt is the president of standuptobullying.net and an outstanding national speaker. He provides engaging, practical seminars and workshops to students, school staff, administrators, parents and community members, teaching best practices and realistic strategies that can be used immediately. Mike is an expert in bullying and violence prevention, creating healthy relationships, effective communication styles, discipline of students with special needs, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA 2004) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. He is the author of numerous magazine articles and co-author of the books The Wallop Story: How I Learned to Stop the Bullying and How to Stop Bullying and Social Aggression - Activities and Lessons to Teach Empathy, Friendship, and Respect. Mike is also the author of the Head Start bullying prevention curriculum from www.imsafe.com. A former teacher, Mike is a member of the Vermont Agency of Education Harassment, Hazing, and Bullying Advisory Council, a trained mediator and an experienced grant writer. You may contact Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org.