Dr. Randy Sprick
Creator Safe & Civil Schools
Randy Sprick is an educational consultant and trainer in Eugene, Oregon. Each year, he presents practical and entertaining workshops to over 30,000 teachers and administrators throughout the United States and Canada.
Much of his work involves helping teachers, principals, and other staff set up schools and classrooms that encourage student responsibility and motivation, while humanely and effectively helping misbehaving students learn to behave in more responsible ways.
As the primary author for the Safe & Civil Schools series, Randy has produced numerous articles, books, and multimedia programs that assist school personnel in dealing with the issues of discipline and classroom management. His most recent publications include Teacher's Encyclopedia, 2nd ed. (2012) and Coaching Classroom Management, 2nd ed. (2010).
He is a past president of the Association for Direct Instruction (ADI) and was inducted into the Association's Hall of Fame. In 2007, the Council for Exceptional Children honored Randy with the J.E. Wallace Wallin Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his work developing, advocating, and proliferating Positive Behavior Support in schools.
Randy is the director of Teaching Strategies, Inc. and the lead consultant for Safe & Civil Schools.