Soul Shoppe Facilitator, Trained Parent Educator and parent herself, Amy MacClain has a BA in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego, and 12 years experience using, facilitating and teaching the tools taught in her classes. She trained for a year with Hand In Hand Parenting to teach Building Emotional Understanding. In addition to teaching parenting, she also teaches Bully Prevention and Character Development for kindergarten through 8th grade, as well as for teachers, school administrators and parents. Amy has spent the last 5 plus years facilitating assemblies, classes and workshops for hundreds of schools throughout California, serving thousands of students, teachers and parents through an amazing program called Soul Shoppe. She is bringing her experience with everything from brain- based learning models to Anti-Bullying Programs to Waldorf education to a 3-part class that will offer you powerful parenting tools, peace of mind, and help you take the struggle out of your parenting.
About Soul Shoppe Teaching Partner Vicki Abadesco
Vicki Abadesco is an author, expert educator and program consultant with over 20 years of leadership work with schools and organizations throughout the United States and abroad. Her extensive work with a wide diversity of thousands of youth and adults allows her to have a constant pulse on what people need to be launched into lifelong success and growth.
Her expertise and training includes individual and group level counseling, conflict resolution, crisis intervention and accelerated learning techniques. She has written, created and produced books, life skills curriculum manuals and activity card decks, including Free to Be: Creating a Safe, Fun, & Bully-Free World; Leadership: Truth or Dare and Mentor Magic.
Vicki is also the developer for the companion curriculum to the College Life 101 internet radio talk show for students, distributed to First Year Experience educators from more than 50 schools across the nation.