Presenters

Presenters 2021-01-21T15:01:28+00:00

Mary Dolan, M.A.

Best Practices in Bullying Prevention: Examining a Three-Tiered Approach

Mary Dolan currently serves as the Bullying Prevention Consultant for the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Office for Safe Schools. She comes to this position with experience as a state-level Safe Schools Coordinator and public school counselor. She authored the Pennsylvania Bullying Prevention Support Plan and coordinates the PA Bullying Prevention Partnership. She assisted with the creation and implementation of the PA Bullying Prevention Consultation Line and provides support to parents and schools for unresolved bullying situations. Mary has written and contributed to the creation of bullying prevention tools and resources designed for parents, students and educators. She is currently the project coordinator for the newly launched PDE, Office for Safe Schools Intermediate Unit Bullying Prevention Professional Development initiative.

June Jenkins, M.Ed.

Bullying Prevention and Social-Emotional Learning: What is One Without the Other?

June Jenkins is a Olweus Bullying Prevention Program Training Coordinator at Safe and Humane Schools, Clemson University. With more than 25 years of experience in education as teacher and administrator, she retired in 2014 as the Director of Safe Schools/Healthy Students in Virginia. he holds a Postgraduate Professional License from Virginia and South Carolina Departments of Education in PreK-12 administration and supervision. She completed a postgraduate certification in PBIS. Jenkins serves on the Leadership Board of the SC-APBS Network and as Co-Leader for the SC-Olweus Network.

Stacie Molnar-Main, Ed.D.

Best Practices in Bullying Prevention: Examining a Three-Tiered Approach

Jane Riese, LSW, TCTSY-F

Best Practices in Bullying Prevention: Examining a Three-Tiered Approach

Jane Riese is the Associate Director of Safe and Humane Schools and is a research associate with Clemson University’s Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life. Jane began her work with the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in 1999 and is one of the developers of the program’s Trainer Certification Course, first held in the U.S. in 2001. She is co-author of Olweus Program print and online materials. She supports Olweus initiatives in countries outside the U.S. A licensed social worker, Jane developed and directed dialogue-based restorative justice programming in her community and was the director of a prosecution-based victim services program. She is certified in Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga, an adjunct therapy for the treatment of complex trauma through the Center for Trauma and Embodiment at JRI. Jane has served as a member of the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors.

Jan Urbanski, Ed.D.

Bullying Prevention and Social-Emotional Learning: What is One Without the Other?

Jan Urbanski is Director of Safe and Humane Schools at Clemson University, where she oversees the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program and related initiatives focused on building positive connections and reducing bullying and violence. Urbanski has 24 years of school district experience as Director of Special Project, Supervisor of Safe and Drug Free Schools, prevention specialist, professional school counselor, and teacher. She has conducted workshops on SEL related topics at the local, state, national, and international levels. Her research focuses on bullying prevention and school connectedness. She also authored multiple publications related to bullying prevention.