Author Archives: Herb

The Impact of Mental Health Issues in School: Medicating Children

Here is what some participants said when asked “What did you learn today that you will share with others?” Cell phone psychosis Comparison between Amish families and “us” The difference between normal childhood development vs treatable conditions No fear in young folks today is a huge problem with today’s youth … Continue Reading →

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Why There Is A Teacher Shortage?

During a recent conversation with Dr. Keith Dils, Dean College of Education at Slippery Rock University we discussed the current teacher shortage across the nation. For me it is a repeat of what I experienced in the 1960’s and early 1970’s, when there was also a crisis in finding professionally … Continue Reading →

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A Discussion about School Safety

  Bernie Hoffman in Western Pennsylvania Administrator Emeritus/National Safety Consultant Friday, September 21, 2018 Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA 8:00 AM—Noon TOPIC: What Should be Included in a Good School Preventative Safety Action Plan? This is a TEAM Event. Individual registrations will not be accepted What Bernie has been doing … Continue Reading →

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Advice that will Help You be Successful

What should teachers and administrators do to be successful? What should undergraduate and graduate students do to be successful? What should you do to be successful at your job? Based on my experiences I have come to the conclusion that to be successful a person must know and understand the … Continue Reading →

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A Presentation about Troubled Youth

At the 5th Annual School Safety Summit hosted by Slippery Rock University and supported by Ed and Mike Krisuk of Ameriprise Dr. Mark Matta, President of Psych–Med in New Castle Pennsylvania gave an interesting presentation on Troubled Youth. The following is the power point and notes of that presentation. Matta power point safety … Continue Reading →

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So Now That You Walked Out What Has Changed

  I write these personal thoughts. Obviously, these thoughts are impacted by my chosen vocation of professional education. Thousands of schools across the country had to navigate the waters of disruption this week. The National School Walkout Sponsored by the Women’s March was held on March 14th. Some schools embraced it, … Continue Reading →

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Building Partnerships for Success

“Our company is fully aware of the many challenges facing schools today—not only on the educational side but also the financial limits they face each year. Partnering with HH Education Events was a natural fit for us to help support these events to assist schools and their staff to stay … Continue Reading →

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The Perfect Gift

  If you are looking for the perfect gift I have found it. You should consider giving it too. This is an excerpt from a letter that I received from the Slippery Rock University Foundation. This year, more than ever, scholarships are making a difference for students at Slippery Rock … Continue Reading →

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Building Partnerships for Success 2017

As another year comes to an end I would like to send special thanks and recognition to the organizations and people who have made a positive difference in education for teachers, administrators and students. During 2017, we were able to offer events for educators on the topics: How Prepared are … Continue Reading →

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Thankful for 2017

Just want to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. As I reflect on the past year I realize I have much to be thankful for. From my professional perspective I want to thank you for your support of this year’s events. The response was tremendous, extremely positive and rewarding.  I have … Continue Reading →

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