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Leadership Matters #17 - Bullies Gotta Stop! - How to Create Bully-Free Schools

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Bullying can be devastating at any age and the after-effects of the humiliation and pain the victim goes through can have long-term devastating effects. -- Join me as I interview Hollie Plattner - a parent with a mission and a plan to eradicate bullying from schools. -- Holly Plattner is a parent and as a parent she became deeply concerned about what was happening to kids in schools when they were bullied. She decided it was time to do something, and working with other parents in her community, they recruited kids to help kids. They brought an anti-bullying program to their elementary school to encourage and educate kids to make better choices. Their website is http://bullies.cuzzettospcrepair.com Holly has a lengthy history of expertise in volunteer management and team-building, working in non-profit organizations. Some of the organizations she has worked for are Jr. Achievement ,Big Brothers/Big Sisters, The American Cancer Society, Care & Share (a food bank), and a job-counseling agency. She is also a photo journalist and continues to write as a free-lance journalist. Holly is a strong advocate for volunteerism. “Together we can make a difference”, is her motto, and she encourages parents to get involved in their schools and communities. Currently she serves as Marketing Director for Music Marvel, an online interactive music lesson program, http://pianomarvel.com/ .