Praise for Everyone Belongs
Tammy Sander, Teacher Specialist, Waverley Elementary, Frederick, MD
"This assembly is a wonderful tool to help empower students to make a positive change in their class and school. Our entire school loved it!"
Melanie Riley, School Counselor, Signal Hill Elementary, Manassas, VA
"Our staff and I feel empowered and you left us inspired! The feedback that I received from students and staff was incredible. I will recommend you to everyone!"
Kristin Capone, School Counselor, Booker T. Washington Elementary, Dover, DE
"Thank you for a great show! The children were engaged and understood the message."
Adam Carver, Alternative Therapeutic Setting Coordinator, Eastern Elementary, Hagerstown, MD
"The humor maintained student engagement and enthusiasm-- excellent role-playing to demonstrate strategies."
Susanna Gough, School Counselor, Bainbridge Elementary, Port Deposit, MD
"Educational and entertaining! Very well done! Come back next year!"
Patrick H. Moore, School Counselor, Spring Grove Area Intermediate, Spring Grove, PA
"Great, engaging show presented in a way the students loved. They are still talking about it."
Abby Twigg, School Counselor, Hickory Elementary, Williamsport, MD
"It's great that you have a background in counseling and use a lot of social and character components. Great job!"
Tammy Angelini, Buchs County Olweus Administrator, Buchs County, PA
"Thanks so much for the wonderful, entertaining, and very effective presentations. As you can see from the enclosed letters, the kids got it."
Rabbi Yitzchak Charner, Headmaster, The Torah School of Greater Washington, Silver Spring, MD
"Thank you for a superb presentation."
Michele Weber, School Counselor, Amity Intermediate, Douglassville, PA
"I felt the program really brought all of our students together and on the same page regarding bullying. They loved it, but, more importantly, they learned."
Dave Zucker, Vice Principal, School Lane Charter School, Bensalem, PA
"The presentation was extremely engaging; staff and students are talking about the 4 rules and Walk-Talk-Squawk! A great balance of role-play, magic, and visual support. Thanks you for a fabulous assembly!"
Sharon Berkheimer, School Counselor, Mill Creek Towne Elementary, Derwood, MD
"The teachers and students loved the show and the students realy understood the message. Thanks so much!"
Rebecca Marshall, School Counselor, Bel Air Elementary, Woodbridge, VA
"Stories about kids who are bullied, role plays, and the humor kept students engaged!"
Sarah Fullerton, School Counselor, Gravely Elementary, Haymarket, VA
"This assembly was relevant, motivating, entertaining, and involving of the student audience. I definitely will recommend it as part of any school's bully-free message."
David (Doc) Holiday, School Counselor, Hancock Elementary, Hancock, MD
"We are very appreciative to both of you for delivering such a wonderful program, incorporating our steps STOP-WALK-TALK, and allowing our students to participate. We would love to have you back. Job well done."
Alysia Brown, School Counselor, Forest Grove Elementary, Sterling, VA
"Super-- lots of positive comments-- follow up guidance will be easy! Thanks!"
Melanie Lessard, School Counselor, Clifton Elementary, Clifton, VA
"Very clear-- entertaining, engaging, relevant and important message."
N. Torregrossa, Principal, Forest Grove Elementary, Sterling, VA
"The students were engaged and enjoyed the show. The teachers also spoke very highly of the presentation-- a positive message to start the school year off with!"
Scott Taylor, School Counselor, Westside Intermediate, Hebron, MD
"The program had a wonderful flow. I would highly recommend your program; I look forward to working with you again."
Katherine Forrest, School Counselor, Stone Mill Elementary, North Potomac, MD
"Very professional, engaging way to portray an anti-bully message-- relevant, contemporary, and loads of humor."
Julie Wilson, School Counselor, Enterprise Elementary, Woodbridge, VA
"I would highly recommend the program. It was right on target! It kept the audience's attention throughout. It meshed nicely with our bully prevention program. Keep up the good work!"
Daniel A. Poukish, School Counselor, East High Street Elementary, Elizabethtown, PA
"Thank you for an exceptional program that was both meaningful and enjoyable."
Sherry Vojcsik, School Counselor, Spring Grove Elementary, Spring Grove, PA
"Funny, Engaging, held attention-- kid-friendly-- followed Olweus program."
Susan Moore, Counselor, Spring Grove Elementary, Thomasville, PA
"Enjoyed by students, staff and visitors, age appropriate differentiation, research-based and timely, simple and effective-- wonderful! Perfect pairing with kick-off of Olweus Bullying Prevention Program and in alignment with all other school wide behavior and motivational expectations."
Denise Daniele, Counselor, Kulp Elementary, Hatfield, PA
"Overall excellent program that covers a very important message-- well done!"
Kim Guyer, Counselor, Fink Elementary, Middletown, PA
"The message was clear-cut and concise. Program was personalized and actively engaged students and faculty."
Joshua Meyer, School Counselor, Thomas Fitzwater Elementary, Willow Grove PA
"The high quality and appropriately paced program was especially successful in using a great blend of humor, magic, and acrobatics to captivate the attention of students from age five to twelve. The teachers were also highly entertained and laughed as much as the students!"
Melissa Masino, Professional School Counselor, Potomac View Elementary, Woodbridge, VA
"Effective use of multi-media-- engaged students with humor, magic, poetry-- got the message across... come back soon!"
David Mohan, School Counselor, Paradise Elementary, Paradise, PA
"The message was clear and easily understood by all k-5. It was great to have a program that aligned so beautifully with Olweus and our school's bullying prevention program and efforts."
Karen McKean, School Counselor, Gordon Barbour Elmentary, Gordonsville, VA
"The kids loved the program, and the "take away" messages were simple and clear."
Cindy Kuhn, Cultural Arts Chair, Walkersville Elementary, Walkersville, MD
"Great performance and message. Thank you!"
Kathy Prichard, Principal, Yellow Springs Elementary, Frederick, MD
"The show was terriffic and all the feedback was positive! Thanks again for a great show."
Laurie Dennis, Cltrual Arts Chair, Jones Elementary, Severna Park, MD
"The students really got into the show and the concepts! This presentation was wonderful! It really brought bullying concepts down to the students' level!"
Ms. Mahoney, 3rd Grade Teacher, Belvedere Elementary, Arnold, MD
"Thanks you! You were great!"
Ms. Lozier, School Counselor, Belvedere Elementary, Arnold, MD
"Very powerful! I loved how you kept the students engaged with visuals, sound effects, magic tricks and more!"
Nancy Schlenoff, School Counselor, Sussex Elementary, Baltimore, MD
"Humor, magic, and theater...The program was a good way to reinforce what the counselors have been working on. The feedback I got was great."
Joanne Stefanick, Cultural Arts Chair, Louise Archer Elementary, Vienna VA
"This was so enjoyable and worthwhile! It was the best!"
Rebecca Harre, School Counselor, CM Bradley Elementary, Warrenton, VA
"All of the kids were totally engaged...thanks for tailoring the program to match our bullying steps! Amazing results-- from K-adult absolutely loved it!!"
Jeananne Bresnan, School Counselor, Culbert Elementary, Hamilton, VA
"The teachers and students all loved it. Thanks for incorporating Stop-Walk-Talk. Thank you for being so accommodating of such a large group."
Cyndi McCrea, School Counselor, Evergreen Mill Elementary, Leesburg, VA
"Excellent performance skills held everyone's attention. Thank you for coming. You got rave reviews from students and staff. An excellent program!"
Vivienne Patton, School Counselor, Gaithersburg Elementary, Gaithersburg, MD
"The perfect message delivered in the perfect way for our lower school kids. Everyone is buzzing!"
Jenni Voorhees, Cultural Arts Coordinator, Sidwell Friends School, Bethesda, MD
"The kids were totally engaged and are still talking about the awesome assembly...The adults also very much enjoyed the show. I plan on referring to the pledge and strategies when working with our kids. Thanks again!"
Amy Recks, School Counselor, Goshen Elementary, Gaithersburg, MD
"Fun! Excellent use of humor and the pacing was very good. The staff and students thoroughly enjoyed it and the message was perfect!"
Jen Ehlers, School Counselor, Jones Lane Elementary, Darnestown, MD
"The students were totally involved and on task the entire time."
Cynthia Resnick, School Counselor, Rosemont Elementary, Gaithersburg, MD
"Thanks so much Paul!!! It was excellent!"
Leah Drozdowicz, School Counselor, Maryvale Elementary, Rockville, MD
"The staff and students loved everything about the show. I loved it."
Diyana Sanders, School Counselor, Fields Road Elementary, Gaithersburg, MD
Grace Morgenstein, School Counselor, Montgomery Knolls Elementary, Silver Spring, MD
"The show was fantastic! I've heard nothing but positive comments from both teachers and students about the show. I've hung the posters up in the hall outside of my office to reinforce the messaage that you shared yesterday."
Maureen Enstrom, School Counselor, Bradley Hills Elementary, Bethesda, MD
"The kids and staff loved it. Many commented that it was the best assembly they ever saw. You covered a very serious topic in an entertaining yet informative way. You provided the foundation for future counseling lessons."
Vicki Thomas, School Counselor, Brown Station Elementary, Gaithersburg, MD
"What a wonderful show!!! The students and staff were highly entertained through a variety of visuals, while at the same time, were able to learn skills for social success! Bravo!"
Jaclyn Berning, School Counseor, Stonegate Elementary, Silver Spring, MD
"A wonderful presentation! I really loved the 4 rules and how clear and simple they are as well as the emphasis on the role of the bystander...I also loved the emotions symphony."
Heather Bradley, School Counselor, Somerset Elementary, Chevy Chase, MD
"What a wonderful program. The staff and students are still raving about your performance! Thanks you!"
Jessica Nicholson, School Counselor, Bethesda Elementary, Bethesda, MD
"Right on target. Thank you so much for the posters-- we would love to have you come back again."
Colleen Ichniowski, School Counselor, WT Page Elementary, Silver Spring, MD
"This is a great, current and extremely relevant program for our students-- they loved it and won't soon forget it!"
Christine Castellano, School Counselor, Germantown Elementary, Germantown, MD
"I loved it. It was engaging for adults and students."
Cecelia Harmon, School Counselor, Whetstone Elementary, Gaithersburg, MD
"Great content-- supports our program totally. Kids raved about it."
Kathleen Adamczyk, School Counselor, Clarksburg Elementary, Clarksburg, MD
"A wonderful assembly-- thank you so much for coming to our school and we hope to have you back again!"
Suzanne Pape, School Counselor, Dufief Elementary, Gaithersburg, MD
"The students were totally involved and on task the entire time."
Cynthia Resnick, School Counselor, Rosemont Elementary, Gaithersburg, MD
"This was a fun and entertaining way to reinforce what we teach."
Bridget Kercoba, School Counselor, Trinity Lutheran School, Joppa, MD
"Thanks so much for a fantastic performance! Students and teachers are still raving about how much they enjoyed your visit."
Anna Griffith, School Counselor, Loch Lomond Elementary School, Manassas, VA
Ginnie Ripperger, Principal, Springwoods Elementary, Woodbridge, VA
"Everyone Belongs was one of our best assemblies. I highly recommend it to all elementary schools to promote a bully free environment. It was not only fun, but excellent tips and strategies were modeled."
Donna Cole, School Counselor, Mountain View Elementary, Haymarket, VA
"It tied perfectly into our Oweus and Effective School Wide Discipline Program. The entire audience (k-5) was engaged-- I loved the humor and student participation."
Beth O'Connor, School Counselor, Kilby Elementary, Woodbridge, VA
"Great program. The magic touch was great. Many students addressed the show days after it was presented."
Maria Rosario, School Counselor, King Elementary School, Woodbridge, VA
"The kids were delighted with your work. I have heard them reference points from your presentation weeks afterwards. You obviously made a lasting impression!"
Catherine Kelly, PTA, Wayside Elementary, Potomac, MD
"Thank you. The kids loved the show!"
Dianna Johnson, School Counselor, Lake Ridge Elementary, Woodbridge, VA
"Thank you so much for the incredible assembly today! All of the kids and teachers are saying that this was THE best assembly they have ever seen. Thank you so much for all that you put into it and the difference it will make for our kids and school. YOU ARE TERRIFIC!!!"
Julie Chamberlain, School Counselor, Tyler Elementary, Gainesville, VA
"The skills to get out of a bullying situation were presented in a thought-provoking, humorous way. Hope to have you again!!!"
Annece Flood, School Counselor, Glenkirk Elementary, Gainesville, VA
"The kids loved it-- lots of positive feedback from the faculty and students!"
Michelle Sushner, School Counselor, Henderson Elementary, Montclair, VA
"Very helpful-- used the same terminology and language as our school does-- and used our Olweus survey data. Great incorporation of song, dance, magic, etc...kept the students' attention, and the volunteers loved it!"
Erin Schneider, School Counselor, Sonnie P. Penn Elementary School, Woodbridge, VA
"I would like to thank you for a wonderful assembly. The teachers and students enjoyed your presentation and more importantly the message. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of our students."
Anaid Shaver, School Counselor, Thurgood Marshall Elementary, Manassas, VA
"Thank you again for the wonderful performances! Everyone has been talking about how good they were."
Josephine Selepak, School Counselor, Signal Hill Elementary, Manassas, VA
"The marriage of message to magic, comedy, & story are strengths. Memorable. Engaging."
Jill Rowan, LCPC, School Counselor, St. James Academy, Monkton, MD
"We love your show. Thanks again for coming."
Robin Vaneman, School Counselor, Bristow Run Elementary, Bristow, VA
"Great humor! The students heard the message, saw it and some even helped act parts out. Loved the posters to remind students of the message!"
Shari Palm, Principal, Clear Spring Elementary, Clear Spring, MD
"Enjoyed the visuals, music-- that accompanied the wonderful message. Very simple but engaging."
Randi Vogel, School Counselor, Westbrook Elementary, Bethesda, MD
"Excellent-- an integral part of our counseling program. Well done!"
Deborah Standiford, School Counselor, Elk Neck Elementary, Elkton, MD
"Excellent presentation. Active participation from students. Gave solutions to deal with bullies."
Amy Barker, School Counselor, Harford Hills Elementary, Baltimore, MD