Classroom management got you down? We know the feeling. Learn how to manage a gigantic class of unruly kids in a positive, student-centered way.

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The Happy Class Training Modules provide teachers with ready-to-use tools to manage their classroom (any grade, any age) with a smile. Prepare to enjoy your job again!

Your Instructor

Ben Springer, PhD
Ben Springer, PhD

Ben Springer is an award-winning and nationally certified school psychologist. Ben received his Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Educational Psychology at the University of Utah. Ben studied psychological assessment, counseling, school-wide positive behavior supports, bullying prevention programs, parental involvement, evidence-based practice, autism, and social skills instruction. Ben works as the director of special education in a public school in Utah.

Ben has become a popular speaker and presenter across the U.S. for his Happy Kids Don’t Punch You in the Face Seminars and his Keynote addresses on Autism (“Autism is a Burrito”) and ADHD (“ADHD: The Goods”).

In addition to his speaking engagements, Ben has knack for taking evidence-based practice, research literature, and theory, and making them fun and practical. Ben has honed this “knack” into comprehensive training modules in the areas of behavior, mental health, and special education. Most notably, Ben’s ASPEN Training Modules have taken on a life of their own in Utah and have gained national attention through a contract with Corwin/SAGE publishing—an international publishing company!

Totem PD has been designed to be “the hub” of Ben’s trainings, presentations, consultations and so much more! Totem PD is an organized team of like-minded professionals all working towards keeping kids safe and happy, (we work to keep parents, teachers, and administrators, safe and happy, too!)

Ben is married to his middle school sweetheart (it’s a thing) and has four lovely daughters. Ben enjoys a crisp diet coke, backpacking, fishing, and collecting comic books.

Class Curriculum

  Module 1: The Trouble Trifecta
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  Module 2: Bad CPR
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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