LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR CONSULTANT

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 



Here’s what Bev is currently doing and where she is speaking:

Coming for the 2017-2018 Year


Summer 2017


August 6, 2017 — Speaking at Very Special Arts Festival, Austin, Texas,  Working with Students Who Have Experienced Trauma. Speaking with Adrienne Hunter and Donalyn Heise.

> August 23, 2017 — Speaking in Orland Park, Illinois, on Top 15 Behavior Interventions That Increase Academic Success.

> August 29, 2017 — Begin classes at MacMurray College.


Fall Semester 2017


> September 9, 2017 — Book Signing, Barnes and Noble, Springfield, Illinois 4-6 p.m.

> September 13, 2017 — Webinar with Lorman Education on Working with Children With  Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

> September 30, 2017 — Book Signing, Barnes and Noble, Champaign, Illinois.

> October 2, 2017 — Speaking at Alpha Phi Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma.

> October 7, 2017 — Holding Writing Sessions at Creative Arts Retreat, Delta Kappa Gamma.

> October 21, 2017 — Speaking at Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois on Putting the Bite in the BIP: Writing Effective Behavior Intervention Plans.

> October 24, 2017 — Speaking at Everyone Reading Illinois on The Latest State and Federal Legislation and Court Cases Impacting Students with Disabilities.

> October 25, 2027 — Speaking at Illinois ASCD conference on: Alternatives to Suspension, Using the DETECT process.

> November 16, 2017 — Speaking in Jacksonville for CEC Chapter 99 on “I Fought the Law and the Law One:  The Latest in Special Education Law.

> December 1, 2017 — Speaking at Four Rivers Special Education District on 60 Sixty Second Behavior Interventions.


Spring Semester 2018


> January 27, 2018 — Book Signing, Skolnick Center, Pompano Beach, Florida.

> February 2-3, 2018 — Planning the Illinois Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders Drive In Conference, Regency Hyatt Lisle.

> February 21, 2018 — Speaking at Learning Disabilities Association of America, Atlanta, Georgia on Alternatives to Suspension and 60 Sixty Second Behavior Interventions.

> February 23, 2018 — Speaking at Midwest Symposium, Kansas City, on Alternatives to Suspension.

> April 26-28, 2018 — Program Chair, Lambda State, Delta Kappa Gamma, Lombard, Illinois


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.                          
                                                                                                   bevjohns@juno.com