Positive discipline… from heart to heart
Dr. Jane Nelsen, Mahshid Fattahi, Fatma Sheibani and Joy Marchese
During this panel discussion we will have a chance to know more about the founder of positive disicpline Dr Jane Nelsen and the impact of positive discipline in the schools.
Dr. Jane Nelsen
Positivie discipline founder
Dr. Jane Nelsen is a California licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and author or co-author of 16 Positive Discipline books, including the Positive Discipline Parenting Tools, with her daughter, Mary, and her son, Brad; and numerous experiential training manuals for parents, teachers, couples, and businesses. She earned her Ed.D. from the University of San Francisco, but her formal training has been secondary to her hands-on training as the mother of seven, grandmother of 22, and 18 great grandchildren. She now shares this wealth of knowledge and experience as a popular keynote speaker and workshop leader throughout the world.
Head Teacher of the International Section – German Embassy School in Tehran
Mahshid Fattahi has been active in various educational roles for over 30 years. She is the founding Head Teacher of the International Section – German Embassy School in Tehran. She was first introduced to Positive Discipline in 2016 and has been passionately spreading its philosophy ever since.
Deputy Head Teacher
Fatma Sheibani who is a mother of 4 has been in the field of Education for over 16 years. She started as a teacher in the British International School of Jeddah where she worked for 11 years. For the past 5 years she has been working at Nün Academy as the Deputy Head Teacher and has been responsible for the launching of the Positive Discipline Association curriculum and approach across the school. Since it’s inception, Nün Academy adopted the Positive Discipline approach because of how well it aligns with their values and the prophetic tradition. Developing and supporting teachers has been one of her main roles. Helping to change the culture of the faculty and parents was not an easy task. She is a certified parent educator from the Positive Discipline Association.
International trainer @Positive Discipline UK
Joy Marchese, M.A., is a mother, author, educator, and well-being advocate. For 25 years Joy has worked with thousands of children, parents, and teachers to help foster a happy and flourishing environment in the home, in schools, and in the workplace. Joy is the Founder of Positive Discipline UK and iGROWco. She runs a successful coaching practice and offers seminars and workshops as a Positive Discipline Lead Trainer to various schools and organizations throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the U.S. Joy sees herself as an agent of change. With her combined passion and experience in parenting, education, professional development, and wellness she is able to give you a comprehensive look in to the modern world of parenting, relationships, and personal and professional development.