Teachers without Borders and Bullying.com


Teachers Without Borders and Bullying.org to Offer Courses for Teachers and Parents
February 21, 2012
(Seattle, WA) Teachers Without Borders, a non-profit organization committed to supporting K-12 teachers around the world with relevant and demand-driven professional development resources, has partnered with Bullying.org to provide online courses and workshops on bullying and cyberbullying prevention.
While bullying is often the key non-academic issue that many educators around the world face in their daily work, most teachers have never gone through a research-based course on this topic. To address this issue, Bullying.org and Teachers Without Borders will offer research-based practical strategies, resources, and approaches in the form of courses and webinars on bullying and cyberbullying, supported by award-winning multimedia materials created specifically for classroom teachers and parents.
According to Bill Belsey, President of Bullying.org, the course content is “research-based and focused on assisting teachers in creating a positive, pro-active action plan for the classroom and school.” It focuses on “pro-active work with parents and the community to help create more caring, positive learning environments that focus on responsibility and empathy.”
The Executive Director of Teachers Without Borders, Dr. Konrad Glogowski, sees this partnership as “an opportunity to build on the success and expertise of Bullying.org to provide teachers around the world with proven, practical, and effective solutions and strategies to ensure student safety and wellbeing.” Both organizations look forward to supporting teachers, parents, and education authorities around the world in creating safe and supportive spaces in schools and classrooms.
Over the next few months, Teachers Without Borders and Bullying.org will begin offering workshops on bullying prevention and launch online courses for teachers and parents. The program will also be available in Spanish and French.
Bullying.org is dedicated to increasing the awareness of, and the problems associated with, bullying and to preventing, resolving, and eliminating bullying in society by supporting individuals and organizations to take positive actions against bullying through the sharing of resources, and guiding them in creating non-violent solutions to the challenges and problems associated with bullying. Visit www.bullying.org for more information.
If you’re interested in attending a webinar on bullying prevention or taking an online course, please add your name and email address to our mailing list, and we will contact you as soon as webinars and courses are open for registration.
FROM LISA: I received this today and wanted to share it with all of you! I am just learning about their new programs. Let me know what you think!

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 102 countries and six continents. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she worked on cruise ships for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. She is the founder of the website WeSaidGoTravel which is read in 235 countries and was named #3 on Rise Global’s top 1,000 Travel Blogs. Niver is represented by Chip MacGregor of MacGregor Literary, Inc. With more than 150,000 followers across social media, she has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on Twitter and listed on IMDb, and is the Social Media Manager for the Los Angeles Press Club. You can find Lisa Niver talking travel on broadcast television at KTLA TV Los Angeles, Satellite Media Tours, The Jet Set TV and Orbitz travel webisodes as well as her YouTube channel, where her WeSaidGoTravel videos have over 1.6 million views. After three months on TikTok, Instagram Reels, Facebook Reels and YouTube Shorts, she had over 500,000 (1/2 million) views. As a journalist, Niver has interviewed Deepak Chopra, Olympic medalists, and numerous bestselling authors and been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. She has been a judge for the Gracie Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media, and has run 15 travel competitions on her website, publishing over 2,500 writers and photographers from 75 countries. For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded three Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards and been a finalist twenty times.   Niver has published more than 2000 articles, in more than three dozen magazines and journals including National Geographic, Wired, Teen Vogue, HuffPost Personal, POPSUGAR, Ms. Magazine, Luxury Magazine, Smithsonian, Sierra Club, Saturday Evening Post, AARP, AAA Explorer Magazine, American Airways, Delta Sky, enRoute (Air Canada), Hemispheres, Jewish Journal, Myanmar Times, BuzzFeed, Robb Report, Scuba Diver Life, Ski Utah, Trivago, Undomesticated, USA Today, TODAY, Wharton Magazine, and Yahoo. Awards National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards 2021 Winner: Book Critic: Ms. Magazine “Untamed: Brave Means Living From the Inside Out” 2019 Winner: Soft News Feature for Film/TV: KTLA TV “Oscars Countdown to Gold with Lisa Niver” 2019 Finalist for: Soft News, Business/Music/Tech/Art Southern California Journalism Awards 2022 Finalist: Book Criticism 2021 Winner: Technology Reporting 2021 Finalist: Book Criticism 2020 Winner: Print Magazine Feature: Hemispheres Magazine, “Painter by the Numbers, Rembrandt” 2020 Finalist: Online Journalist of the Year, Activism Journalism, Educational Reporting, Broadcast Lifestyle Feature 2019 Finalist: Broadcast Television Lifestyle Segment for “Ogden Ski Getaway” 2018 Finalist: Science/Technology Reporting, Travel Reporting, Personality Profile 2017 Winner: Print Column “A Journey to Freedom over Three Passovers” Social Media Presence YouTube Channel: We Said Go Travel (1.6 million views) Short form video:TikTok, Instagram Reels, Facebook Reels, YouTube Shorts Twitter: lisaniver (90,000 followers) Instagram: lisaniver (24,000 followers) Pinterest: We Said Go Travel (20,000 followers and over 70,000 monthly views) Facebook: lisa.niver (5,000 followers); We Said Go Travel (3,000 followers) LinkedIn: lisaellenniver (9000 contacts)

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