"Valuable for educators, social workers, psychologists, counselors, youth workers, and administrators who work with children." -- Eileen Hurst, Assistant Director, Center for Public Policy and Social Research, Central Connecticut State University
David A. Levine is a teacher, author, and musician who has been working with schools in the United States and around the world since 1984. He uses music to enter into dialogue with teachers and students and seeks to facilitate the creation of emotionally safe schools where all people have a sense of place and purpose. Levine was previously chief trainer for the Northeast Regional Center's Safe and Drug Free Schools Program for the U.S. Department of Education. He is the author of The School of Belonging Plan Book and Building Classroom Communities: Strategies for Developing a Culture of Caring plus numerous articles for educational journals.