The Restorative Approaches (RA) Collaborative is comprised of 35+ Vermont trainers, researchers, Community Justice Center (CJC) staff, and school educators and leaders. Membership in this collaborative is based on a deep commitment to the development of the restorative approach in Vermont schools, not on any specific criteria related to experience as a restorative approach trainer in schools.
Some members have worked in a wide range of schools throughout Vermont and beyond while others bring expertise from restorative justice work in their community justice centers. Many have experience in both the community and school level restorative justice work.
Therefore it is important each school does their own research before contacting a collaborative member. You can start that work by searching this directory and reading the full profiles. If you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Jody EmersonAssociate Principal U-32 Middle & High School
Associate Principal of U-32 Middle & High School in Montpelier, VT, beginning my 7th year in this role. I am also an International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) Trainer, a member of the Vermont Restorative Approaches Collaborative, a member of the Washington County Restorative Practices in Schools group, and a member of the Community Advisory Board for the Montpelier Community Justice Center. I am working on a masters in Restorative Practices at IIRP, with just two classes remaining!
930 Gallison Hill Road Montpelier Vermont 05602