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Dorothy Espelage
Local educators, NIU faculty, staff and students and members of the university community are invited to hear Dorothy Espelage, an internationally known researcher, teacher, speaker, and consultant on preventing and addressing bullying in K-12 schools. Espelage, a professor at the University of Florida who studies bullying, youth aggression and teen dating violence, will speak from...
Photo of a sad boy who's been bullied
Northern Illinois University will present the fifth annual conference on “Bullying: How Schools Can Respond” from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, in DeKalb and Grayslake. The goal of this professional development conference is to inform and educate administrators, teachers, counselors, staff members and school board members about how they can respond to...
Photo of stressed mother and fighting siblings
Sure, we all know brothers and sisters will squabble from time to time – NIU psychology researchers say sibling conflict is normal. But parents should be aware that the fighting can cross a line and enter bullying territory, with harmful effects. NIU psychology professors Christine Malecki and Michelle Demaray blog on the topic this week...