Saturday, November 18, 2017

Education Professionals….

Just hired by Stamford Academy, an alternative program for high school students with significant academic, social – emotional, and behavioral disorders, to train staff in my Ecological Model system. An August 23rd full – day workshop will orient staff to basic environmental procedures, instructional methods, and proactive management interventions.  This model will be implemented thr...

Saturday, November 4, 2017


Welcome to new school year!

Please check my School Reform: An Ecological Model article published in on August 29th.

This article emphasizes the critical strategies required to address the serious national achievement gap plaguing our public schools.  Recommendations reflect my Ecological Model system of instructional techniques and proactive management practices.


Saturday, October 21, 2017


Conducting a classroom management workshop for ‘new’ teachers in New Britain, CT, on 10/15. Teachers  receive my Ecological Model booklets and view power point modules and videotapes illustrating a proactive system of strategies to empower their behavioral skills.  Dozens of staff have attended this annual event during 2000s.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Starting new, 8 – week course for University of St. Joseph in Hamden, beginning on January 8th.

SPEC 534, ‘Positive Behavior Interventions,’  offers graduate educators an overview of preventative management interventions for both individual students and groups.  Course content emphasizes my integrated ‘ecological model’ system of interventions regarding environmental programming, instructional procedures, an...

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Just presented a workshop on ‘classroom management’  at both Memorial M. S. / Rochambeau M.S. in Region # 15.   Over 100 educators attended the two sessions, where I discussed basic behavioral techniques while also highlighting the psychological dynamics of managing students’ conduct.

The Rochambeau faculty expressed their satisfaction by stating it was the ‘best’ PD session ever!

I’ll be continuing to t...

Saturday, July 29, 2017


Please read my article, ‘Classroom Management:  An Ecological Model,‘ in the Southeast Education Network (SEEN) fall magazine, vol. 15.2, pages 124 – 125.  It offers an introductory illustration of basic management practices for all educators.  A sample scenario is included to demonstrate application of strategies.

My graduate students this fall semestar at Southern Connecticut State Universi...

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Don Perras, Ph.D.

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