Dina is a Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer with over 30 years of experience in education. She has taught every grade level, kindergarten through eighth grade, as well as college level students, teachers and parents. For nine years she served as the principal of an elementary/middle school whose staff incorporated Positive Discipline principles including classroom meetings. Currently Dina works as a Leadership Coach with programs for individuals and teams who want to improve their leadership skills and abilities to work together effectively.
Dina has presented at educational conferences in the U.S. and Canada for the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology and the National Association of Educators of Young Children. She has trained teachers and parents in Positive Discipline on four continents. She serves as Co-Chair of the Positive Discipline Association Board of Directors, and is a member of their national and international speaker’s bureau, most recently representing the association in the countries of Cyprus, Chile, France and China.
Dina provides Positive Discipline core training workshops annually in Chicago. She is the co-creator of the newest PD workshop, Positive Discipline in the Workplace, with founder, Jane Nelsen.
Dina is author of Trusting the Fortune Within and co-author of Roadmap to Success. She and her husband Bob live in Eureka, Illinois and are the parents of two grown children and new grandparents.