Sandy Bothmer has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois and a Master of Education Degree from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her elementary teaching career spanned twenty years. She designed a Writers’ Workshop in the early 1980s for the Gifted and Talented Program she taught for grades two through five in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Currently, she teaches Creative Kids Yoga®, a program created by Rosemary Todd Clough, to preschool and elementary school children and assists Rosemary at her Creative Kids Yoga Teacher trainings. In the summer, Sandy teaches Peaceable Classroom strategies at the University of Connecticut’s Confratute, the Summer Institute on Enrichment Learning and Teaching. She also presents workshops at various educational conferences and schools.
Sandy has been a Reiki master for twelve years and has a private practice in energy medicine, working with adults and children who have special needs, including anxiety issues, ADHD, Asperger’s Disorder and autism.
Videos and Media
An Interview with Sandy Bothmer
Author Sandy Bothmer discusses the origin of her book Creating the Peaceable Classroom. She also talks about one of her most memorable experiences since the book's publication.
Techniques from Creating the Peaceable Classroom
Author Sandy Bothmer demonstrates some of the techniques discussed in her book, Creating the Peaceable Classroom.
Interview with Sandy Bothmer
Yvonne Dunetz interviews Sandy Bothmer on "The Yvonne Dunetz Show" (radio clip).