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Sound Discipline

In-school coaching to support teachers and strengthen data use to catalyze cultural transformation that eliminates race bias in discipline.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Education
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2007
  • Website

Company Summary

Sound Discipline teaches people to do the right thing, even when no one is looking. Using a research-based, experiential and culturally-responsive approach, we teach parents and educators to build respectful relationships and use solution-focused problem solving with students and colleagues. We help families, schools, and communities eliminate race bias in discipline and foster academic excellence, citizenship, equity, and democracy.


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    Jody McVittie
    Executive Director

    Dr. McVittie received her medical degree from Case Western University and completed a family medicine residency and fellowship in Modesto California before returning to the Northwest and shifting her focus to broader community issues that impact health outcomes including parenting, education, trauma and the impact of intra-family violence. She is the co-founder and currently executive director of Sound Discipline, a Seattle-based non-profit dedic

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    Terry Chadsey
    Board President