A Common Sense Approach to Discipline
A Condensed Guide for Effective Discipline
About the Book
Are you a parent, teacher or counselor? Do you have a concern about discipline? Are you looking for a condensed guide for effective discipline? If so, then this book is for you. The author has personally seen many parents, teachers, counselors, managers and leaders struggle with disciplinary issues. He feels he has a lot to offer anyone interested in developing an effective discipline plan. There is no doubt that parents and educators play a significant role in honing a child’s skills to become a well-rounded and productive member of society. A Common Sense Approach to Discipline lays a foundation for and provides practical principles for developing an effective plan for discipline. The author cites specific instances with realistic scenarios to illustrate his principles. He provides numerous insights and thoughts from his own personal experiences and observations. This book not only addresses discipline but also includes some very good tips on preparing children for the future and about life in general. A must read for anyone dealing with and/or working with children. The author also makes a special challenge to all educators. Educators are encouraged to read and accept the author’s personal challenge for them.
About the Author
Mike Stefanick is a retired Colonel and a retired Superintendent of Schools. Mike has a Bachelors Degree in Math-Education, a Masters Degree in Counseling, and a Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility. He is also a graduate of the US Army’s Command and General Staff College. The author has had numerous leadership and management positions. He has had a vast amount of experiences and has worked with adults and children at all age levels and from all walks of life. Many of his positions required him to be primarily responsible for discipline. Mike is also a recipient of the Konrad Lindenberg Memorial Award for his efforts in promoting parent involvement in schools and a recipient of the Leadership for Learning Award by the American Association of School Administrators for his effective style of leadership. Mike is a father, son and grand father. He has 4 children and 6 grand children. Three of his children have a Master’s Degree and the 4th has a Bachelor’s Degree. Mike is very proud of all his children. All his children are in well respected professions and are doing very well.