Dr. Cheryl Spittler
Cheryl A. Spittler, Ed.D. is a former classroom teacher, Career and Tech Ed department chair, teacher mentor, instructional facilitator, professional developer, and building-level leader. She has presented at the school, district, state and national levels and has been a featured speaker at the Campus Safety 2019 Conference, the Next Generation Safety, and Oregon Pupil Transportation safety conferences. Dr. Spittler holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a master’s degree with curriculum and instruction endorsement from Wayne State University in Wayne, NE, and a doctorate from Grand Canyon University in organizational leadership: K12 instruction.
Dr. Cheryl Spittler is an experienced professional developer in the areas of school climate, social emotional learning (SEL), safety, behavior management and instructional design. Dr. Spittler has proven talents in leadership development relating to the implementation of school level social, emotional, and mental health supports as well as experience in using data identify interventions to support students and teachers. Her more than 20 years in education have provided the opportunity to provide professional learning for school and district staff around SEL supports, mental health, restorative and trauma informed practices.
Dr. Spittler is certified in Crisis Management for School Based Incidents: Partnering Rural Law Enforcement, First Responders, and Local School Systems and the Crisis Prevention Institute. She holds certifications to provide trainings in Franklin Covey’s “Speed of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything” and “7 Habits for Highly Effective Teens”. Recently she has become a certified facilitator for the Happy Teacher Revolution. The Happy Teacher Revolution is a Baltimore-born, international movement with the mission to organize and conduct support groups for teachers in the field of mental health and wellness to increase teacher happiness, retention, and professional sustainability.
As a behavior management specialist, she has trained thousands of teachers and school transportation personnel across the country in proactive SEL and behavior management strategies aligned with PBIS/MTSS strategies.