ABOUT NAOMI DREW
Drew is recognized around the world for
her work in conflict resolution and peacemaking.
She is the award-winning author of six widely used
books, and her seventh, No Kidding About Bullying,
was just released. Her landmark book, Learning
the Skills of Peacemaking was one of the first
to introduce peacemaking into public education.
Hailed as visionary, Ms. Drew's work has enabled
families, educators, and children to live these
skills on a daily basis.
Harvard Medical School's, Dr. Robert Brooks, has praised Ms. Drew's
acclaimed book, The Kids' Guide to Working Out
Conflicts, as “an
invaluable resource.” Recipient of four national awards, this
book has been lauded by educators and students as well as School
Library Journal, Teaching K-8, and many other publications.
People of all ages attest to durable changes in their relationships
after applying the principles Drew outlines. Her work has been featured
in magazines and newspapers across the United States, including Time,
Parents, and The New York Times. She has been a guest on syndicated
radio and national TV, and has served as a parenting expert for “Classroom
Close-ups,” an Emmy-winning public television show.
Naomi Drew is a dynamic speaker who has inspired a diverse range
of audiences. She consults to school districts, parent groups, civic
organizations, and businesses, and headed the New Jersey State Bar
Foundation's Conflict Resolution Advisory panel for eight years.
Susan Skog, author of Peace in Our Lifetime, says, “Naomi Drew
is a master teacher and a pathfinder in our culture.”
Ms. Drew has two grown sons who were raised in accordance with the
principles she writes about. She has over twenty-five years of experience
in the field of conflict resolution, peacemaking, and anti-bullying
and has worked with thousands of people of every age. Her parenting
books, Peaceful Parents, Peaceful Kids and Hope
and Healing: Peaceful Parenting in an Uncertain World, have helped bring the skills of
peacemaking to families throughout and beyond the United States.
Peaceful Parents, Drew's on-line newsletter, has broad
international readership, and her website, LearningPeace.com is a valuable resource to families and educators
worldwide. Ms. Drew is a former educator. Her work is considered
cutting-edge because of its relevance, practical nature and applicability.