Brian Mendler is a certified K-12 and special education teacher with extensive experience working with challenging students in general ed, self-contained, and inclusion settings. He trains tens of thousands of educators a year and is a highly regarded dynamic speaker. He provides staff development training for K-12 educators and youth service workers throughout the world with the focus on how to be successful with even the most difficult students. Mr. Mendler has recently authored a book titled, That One Kid. The book provides educators with easy to use strategies for preventing and responding to difficult, disruptive, defiant and unmotivated behavior. He has also authored The Taming of the Crew and co-authored books, Strategies for Successful Classroom Management, Power Struggles 2nd Edition, and the best seller Discipline With Dignity 3rd Edition: New Challenges, New Solutions.