Celine Provini joined EducationWorld as editor in 2011. She was previously program director for The Governor's Prevention Partnership, where she trained educators to implement and evaluate best practices with regard to positive school climate, bullying prevention, youth mentoring and drug/alcohol prevention. Provini authored A Parent's Guide to Preventing Underage Drinking as well as Human Relations Media's Prescription Drugs Update: Teacher's Resource Book. Provini taught several developmental psychology courses at Fordham University, taught English composition at Goodwin College and worked as a substitute teacher in several Connecticut towns. She also did writing and editing for a variety of online and print publications, created test items for The Princeton Review and conducted quality control evaluations for teacher licensing exams. Provini has done research demonstrating the relationship between school climate and student achievement. She holds a doctorate in Applied Developmental Psychology from Fordham University and a B.A. in English and Psychology from Hofstra University.
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