Barb Pears is currently an Inclusion Coach at Wolf Creek Public Schools, a Learning Associate with the Jigsaw Learning Team and an Instructor at Red Deer College. Barb has a master’s degree in Special Education and has been a teacher and administrator with students with behavior challenges since 2000. She was instrumental in the design and implementation of a Behavior Support School. Barb is gifted at fostering collaborative, respectful, supportive teaching and learning environments for students, families and staff.
She has worked as a Behavior Consultant for the past 5 years at the district level and believes that a multi-disciplinary approach is essential to offer the best possible programming for students. This involves partnering with students, parents, staff, external agencies, district schools and community organizations.
Barb has always had a connection with students with behavior challenges and loves sharing her passion and knowledge with others through direct service and workshops.
Barb loves to spend her time with family and friends. Her interests are photography and drawing and she enjoys the outdoors.