Meet Our Trainers
Paul LeBuffe, Vice President of Research & Development
Paul is the author of multiple SEL assessments, specializing in Resilience Theory and Continuous Improvement. He has a degree in Experimental Psychology and has been training for more than 35 years on topics relating to SEL.
Kim Williams, Professional Development Lead & Client Success Specialist
Kim is the Professional Development Lead and a Client Success Specialist for Aperture Education. Kim has been immersed in the world of social and emotional learning since 2001. Her educational skills and experience have translated into a variety of settings including schools, non-profits, university, and statewide organizations.
Tatiana Carter, Partnership Manager & Trainer
Tatiana is a Licensed School Social Worker specializing in coordinating, supporting and designing SEL for the past 7 years including MTSS, Classroom Management, Special Education Interventions & Support, and Bullying Prevention & Intervention.
Lisa-Anne Williams, Partnership Manager & Trainer
Lisa-Anne is a former Special Ed Teacher with over 6 years experience in special needs, emotional disabilities, conduct disorders, behavior management, social skills training, curriculum instruction and delivery, and Crisis Prevention Interventions.
Jennifer Robitaille, Senior Research Associate & Trainer
Jennifer is a Senior Research Associate for Aperture Education and an author of the DESSA-High School Edition. In addition to a focus on applied research and evaluation, she has trained in school, out-of-school, and early childhood settings since 2010 on a variety of topics related to SEL and resilience.
“The best training I’ve had in years!”
“Excellent presenter. Very useful. Planning to use at my charter school where they need to be more positive in behavior interventions.”
“Thank you for coordinating this PD. I REALLY enjoy resilience as the focus for personal growth. AWESOME day!”
“Excellent content. The presenter provided a great overview and research related to the field. I love the emphasis on strengths.”