Hacking School Discipline

9 Ways to Create a Culture of Empathy & Responsibility

Join Nathan Maynard (co-author of Hacking School Discipline & CEO of BehaviorFlip) to learn how to create a community of responsible and productive learners in your classroom and school.

  • Date: February 28th (Rhodes State, Lima Ohio)
  • Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Overview: This workshop, based on the Washington Post's Bestselling book "Hacking School Discipline" from Brad Weinstein (co-founder of Behavior Flip & TeacherGoals) and Nathan Maynard (CEO of Behavior Flip), provides teachers and schools with nine (9) proven restorative practices that not only change student behaviors, but transform students into productive citizens, accountable for their own actions.

What You Will Learn, Target Audience, etc:

Target Audience: School administrators, teachers, school counselors, curriculum directors, instructional coaches, and/or higher education faculty.

Participants in this workshop will learn how to:

  • Reduce repeated negative behaviors
  • Build student self-regulation and empathy
  • Enhance communication and collaboration
  • Identify the true cause of negative behaviors
  • Use circles and other restorative practices/strategies to help students reflect on behaviors and discuss impactful change

"Maynard and Weinstein provide practical tips and strategies in the context of real-world examples, guided by the imperatives of changing the behavior and preserving the relationship. An important read for teachers and administrators." - Danny Steele, award-winning principal and co-author of Essential Truths for Principals and Essential Truths for Teachers

See below for another review by Teachonomy Founder, Chuck Poole

Check out Hacking School Discipline

Essential Details, Dates, and Times:


Date: February 28th*

Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location: Rhodes State College, Keese Hall Multipurpose Room, 4240 Campus Drive, Lima, Ohio

Contact Hours: 6.0

*An MRESC National Speaker & Author Series Event

Sponsored by: Midwest Regional Educational Service Center & Rhodes State College.

Registration Fees (Per Person):

  • $145 (per person) for Hardin, Shelby, Logan, Madison, and Champaign County Public School Districts, Boards of DD, & Career Centers.

  • $175 (per person) for school districts outside of the above counties or other agencies/non-profits.

Updated Deadline to Register: February 20, 2020 @ 3:00 pm


Friday, Feb. 28th, 8:30am-3:30pm

Rhodes State College (Keese Hall Multipurpose Room), 4240 Campus Drive, Lima, Ohio 45804

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What time should I arrive at the training site? Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign-in, find the room, and get settled.

What You Should Bring? Participants should bring note taking materials and writing utensils with them to the session.

Weather Contingency Policy: Participants should plan to arrive unless they receive a formal “CLOSURE / CANCELLATION” email from the Midwest Regional ESC on the morning of the event. Unless the Allen County Sheriff closes the roads to non-essential traffic, we plan to move forward with the event. District cancellations or delays will not necessarily impact this event.

Our Cancellation Policy - If you cannot make the event, please cancel by February 18th at 3:00 pm . Send Cancellations to Kim Leach, Administrative Assistant, at Kleach@mresc.org.

Midwest Regional Educational Service Center

Our Vision/Mission: The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center serves and supports students, families, and districts as an innovative educational partner.