Dodie is a passionate, encouraging leader who is compelled to make a difference in families, schools, communities and the world. She taught 5th grade for 12 years in Tempe, AZ and knows the gifts and challenges that go along with being in the classroom and the school system. She took her first Positive Discipline Workshop in 1995 and felt the power and impact of the tools had on her as well as her students! Dodie stepped up in 2004 and began the certification process to become a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer. She has been facilitating Positive Discipline parenting classes, teacher trainings and coaching ever since. Her trainings have led her to many Arizona cities, Montana, California, Pennsylvania, and China!