​​​Updated September 4th, 2018

Welcome To Bev Johns

Bev Johns speaks all over the world and provides consultation to school districts who want to improve their services to children with learning and behavioral challenges.   

She is a well known speaker, an author, consultant, and professional fellow at MacMurray College.  If you are interested in having her consult with your school  or provide a lively presentation at your event, contact her at:  bevjohns@juno.com 

Bev's Agenda for the 2018-2019 Year
Summer 2018

August 25             The Discipline it Takes to Write a Book  at Carlinville Writer's Guild                                                                 Carlinville, Illinois
August 27                Webinar from Lorman on Building Friendship Skills for Students with Aspergers                                            Register here 
August 29              Webinar for the National Association of Art Educators on Using Art for Healing with
                                     Children Who Have Experienced Trauma

Fall 2018

October 16               Illinois State Visitor for Delta Kappa Gamma —​ Gamma Zeta Chapter                                                                                                 

October 19               Alternative to School Suspensions —​ Tempe Arizona for TECBD 

October 22               Illinois State Visitor for Delta Kappa Gamma —​ Delta Chapter                                                                

October 24 & 25    Speaking on Legal Issues and Behavioral Intervention Plans                                                                                San Jose, California 

October 26               Speaking on Positive Behavioral Strategies for Students Who Have Experienced Trauma
at the Illinois Association of School Social Workers Convention

October 27               Speaking on Oppositional Defiant Disorders at the Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois                        Buffalo Grove, Illinois

October 30            Illinois State Visitor for Delta Kappa Gamma —​ Chi Chapter                                                          

November 3             Illinois State Visitor for Delta Kappa Gamma —​ Alpha Tau Chapter                                                            

November 9          Speaking on Legal and Legislative Issues Impacting Students with Dyslexia
                                    at Everyone Reading Illinois Conference on Legal and Legislative Issues Impacting Students with Dyslexia

November 13           Speaking on Oppositional Defiant Disorder at The Council for Exceptional Children Chapter 99 Workshop

Winter 2019

Jan. 30 - Feb. 2      Speaking on Children in Trauma and a Poster Section on Alternatives to Suspension at CEC Convention         

​February 8 & 9       Conference Chair for the Illinois Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders                                                                                 

February 18 & 19   Speaking on Working with Aggressive Children and 60 Sixty Second Behavior Interventions                           Fort Worth, Texas

                                    at The LDA Convention

February 22            Speaking on 60 Sixty Second Behavior Interventions at The Midwest Symposium                                            Kansas City, Missouri

March 17                  Speaking on 60 Sixty Second Behavior Interventions at The ASCD Convention                                                 Chicago, Illinois

Spring 2019

April 26 & 27         Program Chair for the Illinois State at the Delta Kappa Gamma Convention                                                       Decatur, IL

Learning and Behavior Consultant

Speaker | Author | Professional Fellow at MacMurray College

+ 40 years of experience working with students with learning   disabilities (LD), and/or behavioral disorders (EBD) within the public  school.