Elaine Harper is an experienced teacher, counselor and leader in the arenas of education and mental health. Dr. Harper is the former educational services director for Positive Education Program in Cleveland, OH.
Her practice, Elaine Harper Consulting LLC, serves by teaching, facilitating, coaching and mentoring individuals, teams, schools and organizations who work with children and adolescents presenting emotional and behavioral challenges.
Dr. Harper founded Trauma Sensitive Teaching Network which connects teachers, counselors, leaders and others dedicated to serving children and adolescents through compassionate interactions and decision making.
Dr. Harper earned her doctorate degree in urban education with specialization in learning and development from Cleveland State University. Her doctoral research centered on social emotional learning and bibliotherapy.