Judy Hawkins- Lead Associate
After 35 years as a teacher, program director, assistant principal and principal at both the elementary and middle school levels in traditional and alternative settings, Judy Hawkins retired from public education. As a school leader, she was instrumental in establishing restorative work in her district while implementing trainings for both staff and students. As a Lead Associate for Resolutionaries, she has worked extensively to assist schools and school districts in the system-wide integration of Restorative Practices in order to enable paradigm shifts that allow them to move toward and fully embrace restorative culture.
Alicia Garcia- Lead Associate
Born and raised in Los Angeles and of Puerto Rican background, Alicia was drawn to culturally responsive education and earned her master’s degree in Teaching in Diverse Contexts from the University of Colorado. She began teaching in elementary school classrooms and has served as a Behavioral Interventionist as well as a Restorative Practice Coordinator for Aurora Public Schools (K-5) and San Francisco Unified School District (K-12). She recently developed SFUSD’s district wide professional development roll-out for Restorative Practices. Alicia brings a strong commitment to student voice and community engagement to her work. She has had the privilege of lead-training hundreds of educators (from Classified to Administrative Staff) across numerous school districts and educational conferences. She consults privately for Colorado School Districts in Restorative Practices and Culturally Responsive Education.
Lead associates at The ReSolutionaries Inc, Alicia Garcia and Judy Hawkins, along with CEO of Joffe Emergency Services, Chris Joffe, discuss restorative practices, which is a framework to prevent, resolve, and transform conflict. This webinar will offer concrete action items each school can takeaway to manage healing and reestablishing connection on campus.