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Parents on Board- meet the authors

About the authors of Parents on Board

Dr. Michael Popkin, Ph.D.

Michael H. Popkin, Ph.D., is one of the nation’s foremost experts on parent education. A former child and family therapist, Dr. Popkin has written more than twenty books, including seven best-selling video-based discussion programs. Dr. Popkin’s experience as an expert in the field of parent education includes serving on the panel “Parenting as Prevention” for the US Government Office of Substance Abuse Prevention. Dr. Popkin received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University.

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Bettie B. Youngs, Ph.D., Ed.D.
Bettie B. Youngs, Ph.D., Ed.D., a former Teacher of the Year, is an internationally known educational consultant and author of more than a dozen books on raising happy, healthy and successful young people. Dr. Youngs is a noted expert on the effects of stress and self-esteem on children’s health and achievement. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling and Teacher Education at Walden University and her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Administration at Drake University.
Jane Healy, Ph.D.


Jane M. Healy, Ph.D.
Jane M. Healy, Ph.D., is currently a reading and learning specialist and has been a teacher, lecturer, college professor and elementary administrator. She is recognized worldwide for her books, lectures and consulting on the applications of brain research to practical classroom and parenting situations. She has received national media coverage for her ideas about the impact of television on children’s brain development. Dr. Healy received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Case Western Reserve University.

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 This program is available in 3 convenient formats.
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Program Kit
All you need for a complete video-and-discussion program.

Video Library
A series of 3 DVDs
for your library or resource center. Also available in Spanish.

Lunch & Learn
An easy way to offer a series of very short parenting classes.