Voices of CPS

Dorothy Plumpton

Ms. Plumpton is a second-grade teacher at Lafayette School in Sanford, Maine.  She was skeptical about Dr. Greene's model at first. Luckily, she’s also open-minded, and found that, once she cleared some initial hurdles, the model was very helpful in her work with some of her most challenging students. WATCH NOW

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Kate Thurman

Ms. Thurman is a counselor (and former classroom teacher) at Errick Road Elementary School in North Tonawanda, New York.  Here she talks about the parts of Dr. Greene's model that were hard for her to master, including “drilling” and dealing with kids who are silent in the Empathy step. WATCH NOW

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