Barb Pears

Barb Pears is currently a Learning Associate with the Jigsaw Learning Team, a private Behavioural Consultant and an Instructor at Red Deer College. Barb has a master’s degree in Special Education and has been a teacher and administrator with students with behaviour challenges for more than 2 decades. She was instrumental in the design and implementation of a Positive Behaviour Support School. Barb is gifted at fostering collaborative, respectful, and supportive teaching and learning environments for students, families and staff. She has worked as a Behaviour Consultant for the past 5 years at the district and provincial level and believes that a multi-disciplinary approach is essential to offer the best possible programming for students. This involves partnering with students, parents, staff, external agencies, district schools and community organizations. Barb has always had a connection with students with behaviour challenges and loves sharing her passion and knowledge with others through direct service and workshops.

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