Rick Smith is an award-winning teacher, education consultant, and international presenter. He taught students in San Rafael, California for over fifteen year (with a primary focus on students at-risk), and was a mentor/support provider and mentor coordinator for seven years. He has taught in the Secondary Credential Program at Dominican College in San Rafael and has trained American Peace Corps Volunteer Teachers in Ghana, West Africa. He has given numerous keynotes, pre-conference workshops, and presentations at state and national conferences throughout the United States. Currently, he teaches in the Elementary Credential Program at St. Mary's College in Moraga, California and mentors beginning teachers in the San Francisco Bay Area.Smith, Rick is the author of 'Conscious Classroom Management Unlocking The Secrets Of Great Teaching', published 2004 under ISBN 9781889236506 and ISBN 1889236500.