Dr. Breeda McGrath
“A parent who is dealing with job loss may be using all of his cognitive resources just to cope, and has very little left over for the kids. And while kids don’t understand all of it, they...feel a sense of loss.”-Dr. Breeda McGrath, Dean, Academic Affairs
Teaches Students to Take a Stand against Bullies
An anti-bullying program initiated by PO alumna Olivia Brown has put her school at the forefront of the anti-bullying movement.
Dr. Michele Nealon-Woods
“Students need more than just technical tools; they need to be guided in understanding how their own belief systems and their level of psychological self-awareness influence their current and future competencies.” -Michele Nealon-Woods, National President, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Trains Teachers and Leaders to Change the World
Sarah Therberge believes “useful, relevant, and meaningful learning will rock your world.” A PO class she took 15 years ago continues to impact her today.
Tool Belts, Anger, and Sunflowers
Pacific Oaks Children’s School instructor Victor Soto is teaching four-year-olds skills to help them navigate the seesaws of the real world as well as those on the playground.