Lois McGuire has 35 years of teaching and leadership experience in the field of education. She began her career as a 4th and 5th grade teacher and retired as the Superintendent of Schools of a highly acclaimed K – 12 school district in New Jersey.
Lois has a strong record of accomplishment in the areas of instructional supervision, curriculum development/direction, personnel issues at all levels, public relations, budgeting, facilities and grant writing. She received many honors as an educator including being awarded seven Best Practices Awards by the New Jersey Department of Education, nine Awards of Excellence from New Jersey School Boards and the New Jersey Coalition of Educational Leaders Award for Outstanding Service and Leadership. She was selected to join New Jersey Governor Thomas Kean at the Governor’s Conference in Cincinnati to discuss youth-at-risk. She has been a consultant to the U.S. Department of Education and the N.J. Department of Education on such topics as parent involvement in the schools, career development for children, character education, positive communication skills and strategic planning.
Lois earned her Doctorate in Education from Rutgers University. She was an adjunct professor at Rutgers, Bloomfield College and St. Peter’s College where she taught courses in the areas of education, psychology and human relations.
Lois presently lives in Florida with her husband, Jim. She wrote Don’t Be That KID! At School and the Don’t Be That KID! At School Resource Guide to help educators and parents guide their children through the maze of building essential positive character traits.
Please visit her website at: www.dontbethatkid.net
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Don’t Be That Kid! At Home
by Lois McGuire
Don’t Be That KID! At Home is a fun story that unfolds as our KID misbehaves at dinner, with friends, in the supermarket and even with the babysitter! Does he learn his lesson? You have to read the book to find out!
Each scene provides an opportunity to discuss character building values like honesty, kindness, good sportsmanship, responsibility, respect and self-reflection.
Don’t Be That KID! At School
by Lois McGuire
Don’t Be That KID! At School is a fun story of what might be a typical day at school. Typical? Not quite! Each scene unfolds as our KID misbehaves throughout the day. Even at lunch! Does he learn his lesson? You have to read the book to find out! Each scene provides an opportunity to discuss character building values like honesty, responsibility, respect, making good choices & kindness.
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