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Charisse Beach


Author, Educator, Illinois State Board of Education Certified and National Presenter


At-Risk Students: Education & Evolution


Joliet, Illinois

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Contact me for: Booking professional development or consultations on how to effectively educate and transform the lives of at-risk students · At-Risk Characteristic Survey, 3-Prong Behavior Map, Individual Service Plan (ISP) and Self-Evaluation Survey documents.

Charisse Beach has over twenty years experience as an educator, fourteen years as a school administrator. She served as principal of Premier Academy- Joliet, a Regional Safe School Program designed to provide alternative education for at-risk middle and high school students from Grundy, Kendall, and Will Counties. Under her leadership, an average, 83% of students transitioned back to their home schools with grade-level or above credits and a renewed desire to continue their education.Charisse's book, At-Risk Students Transforming Student Behavior, details the warning signs of disturbing behaviors, which are often overlooked by educators and/or misdiagnosed by mental health professionals. She provides strategies for educators to identify and address them. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration, a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, minor in Psychology. She maintains national memberships in Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and American Society for Training and Development (ASTD).