Matthew J. Bowerman is honored to join the Teacher Goals team as an author, speaker, and trainer. A husband and father of six, as well as an educator of twenty six years, Matthew currently serves as a school administrator. and presenter on trauma-responsive teaching and leading.
Much of Matthew’s writing and training work centers on operationalizing love to empower students, uplift families, and engage and support school staff. An Emmy-award winning writer/director for his educational short "BusSTOP,' addressing the bullying crisis, Matthew has published nationally on building restorative practices, supporting School Counselors, and amplifying instructional practices and leadership from a trauma-responsive lens.
Matthew holds a Bachelors in Theatre, a Masters in Teaching, a Masters in Educational Leadership and is currently in his Doctoral program for Educational Leadership with a focus on Social Justice and Counseling. A Mindfulness leader, and certified Youth Mental Health First Aid and ACES practitioner, Matthew has also worked as a medic and professional actor/singer/dancer/choreographer nationally and internationally. His book, Heartleader, will be released in 2023.