Author, educator, speaker, trainer, therapist, and non-profit executive, Betty is passionately devoted to creating a better world for children. She has contributed professionally to the issues of childhood hunger and poverty at the national level, to international health in West Africa, and to individual therapy for stress and trauma-related issues. Her presentations earn high marks for connecting with participants with warmth and humor.
In 1993 Betty founded Stressless Tests®, an innovative non-profit organization providing brain-based learning classes for parents, educators, and middle and high school students. Over 1,000 children have participated in the first nine years, with the program receiving high marks from parents, educators, and the local public school system. She is the author of What’s My Style? Test and Study Skills for Procrastinating Teens An Owners Manual for Your Brain, which has been embraced by organizations that include the Learning Disabilities Association of America, the National Association for Gifted Children, and local school systems. Betty graduated with a Master of Arts degree Summa Cum Laude from the University of Maryland School of Education. Her BA, also from the University of Maryland, College Park, was in Psychology and Social History.
WORKSHOPS presented by BETTY include:
- Battling the Bully: Brain-Inspired Responses to Bullying
- Brain Matters: The Essential Guide to Brain-Based Learning