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Naomi Drew, M.A.

Naomi Drew, M.A., is a nationally known expert on conflict resolution and peacemaking. Her work has been instrumental in introducing the skills of peacemaking to public education and has been recognized by educational leaders throughout the country. United Nations staffer Michiko Kuroda has praised her work saying, “Naomi Drew has adapted the techniques of negotiation to the needs of children.”

People of all ages have attested to durable changes in their relationships after applying the principles outlined in her books and workshops. Her work has been featured in magazines and newspapers, and on radio and national TV, including, NBC, The New York Times, Time Magazine, and Parents Magazine. She has also served as a parenting expert for Classroom Close-ups, an Emmy-winning public television show.

Naomi is a dynamic speaker who has inspired audiences around the country. She serves as a consultant to school districts, parent groups, and civic organizations and is a registered provider with the New Jersey State Department of Education Character Education Network. She would be happy to come to your area to do a workshop or keynote.

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Naomi is available to speak on these topics:
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Kids and Anger Management
  • Peaceful Classrooms


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