Restorative Practices Coordinator

Binghamton City School District, NEDRP



John J. Whalen is the Restorative Practices Coordinator for the Binghamton City School District in Binghamton, NY, and is a Lead Presenter for National Educators for Restorative Practices. John graduated from SUNY Geneseo, the University of New England, and Binghamton University. He is also the author of the book Classroom Circles: A Toolkit for Building Relationships and Strengthening School Communities. He spent 15 years in the classroom teaching both 2nd grade and 6th grade mathematics.