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Jeffrey Benson

Education Consultant and Author

Jeffrey Benson has four decades of experience as a teacher, mentor, and administrator. His work focuses on restorative discipline, learning theory, inclusive classes, and staff and leadership development. He coaches principals and teachers along with providing workshops and facilitating school-change teams in order to supporting schools in being more successful with more students. His latest book is Hacking School Discipline Together. He can be reached at He is also the author of two ASCD best-sellers: Hanging In and Improve Every Lesson Plan with SEL and the widely read articles, “100 Repetitions” and "The Prevention Interview."


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