The 21st Century Safe School is more than just products.
At School Specialty, we not only provide the breadth and depth of resources you need to create a 21st Century Safe School, we offer professional development that trains teachers on how best to use new environments. And you can look to us for research into ideas and trends in education including funding opportunities that can bring these new learning environments to life.
Our education experts share current research and best teaching practices on a variety of education topics across content areas.
Dr. Peggy Mitchell Clarke
Dr. Clarke is a clinical psychologist, mental health consultant, and retired psychology professor who has taught at numerous colleges and universities in Colorado and Virginia. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brown University and her M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Virginia. She is certified in Transformation Prayer Ministry (TPM) and was ordained as a minister and teacher through Global Change Network, USA.
Dr. Ken Wesson
Kenneth Wesson is a former higher education faculty member and administrator. He delivers keynote addresses on the neuroscience of learning for educational organizations and institutions throughout the United States and overseas. His audiences range from early childhood specialists to university-level educators. Wesson’s international audiences have included educators and administrative officers from six of the world’s seven continents. His research is frequently published and referenced in Parents Magazine, HealthNet, and the journal Brain World.
Ginny Streckewald, M. Ed
Ginny Streckewald has over 35 years of inclusive teaching experience in preschool, kindergarten, elementary and college classrooms and holds graduate degrees in Early Childhood, Special Education and Infant Development. She has presented workshops and training on a wide variety of early childhood topics at regional, state and national conferences in her former position with the Pennsylvania Department of Education and as an Early Childhood adjunct professor. She is currently the Early Childhood Education Manager for CHILDCRAFT Education.