Trainer Bios

Diane Gossen

Diane has taught Control Theory for the past 20 years throughout Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia. She has been a presenter for ASCD, Phi Delta Kappa Institute, the Austral-Asian Cooperative Learning Conference and International Reality Therapy Conferences. Diane served on the faculties of several Universities and has done training for a broad Range of school -based programs, drug Rehabilitation centers and correctional facilities. She is the author of “Restitution: Restructuring School Discipline”, “My child is a Pleasure” and is co-author with Judy Anderson of “Creating the Conditions: Leadership for Quality School “and Most recently, “It’s All About We”.


Judy Anderson

Dr. Judy Anderson has been an educator in the United States, Canada and Europe for her entire career as a teacher, administrator and teacher trainer. Until this year she has been the principal of Morley Community School for the Stoney Education Authority in Alberta. Judy has been a Restitution Trainer for over twenty-five years and has presented Restitution Workshops in over two-dozen First Nations Communities in five Provinces. Judy worked closely with Dr. William Glasser to establish the Quality School Consortium and was an instructor in the William Glasser Institute. Judy is a co-author with Diane Gossen of the book, Creating the Conditions, Leadership for Quality Schools. Judy lives on Gabriola Island in BC.

Contact Judy:
Email: judyanderson_1@msn.com
Phone: 952-334-8316


Joel Shimoji

Joel’s career in education spans over 30 years, which includes assignments in the classroom, gym, student services and administration. He uses Restitution to build student strength and independence, create relationships and use an approach that is congruent with 21st century demands.



Contact Joel:
Email: joelshimoji@yahoo.com


Cindy Levesque Brown

Cindy is a Métis parent and teacher who passionately lives the philosophy of restitution. Her experience of 30 years encompasses K-9 classroom, basic French, physical education, counselling and behavior and learning support. Restitution teaches self-discipline, independence, collapsing conflict and intrinsic motivation. Restitution is fun for all!


Contact Cindy:
Email: clevesquebrown@gmail.com 
Phone: 204-471-0786


Rebecca Gray

Rebecca became hooked on Restitution because it provides an understanding all human behaviour, thus helping in all facets of life.  She has worked as a professional foster parent, a child welfare worker, a behaviour specialist and guidance counsellor in the K-12 school system, and as a student advisor and instructor in the post-secondary system and uses Restitution every day!    


Contact Rebecca:
Email: grayrebeccalouise@gmail.com
Phone: 204-848-0402


Karine Rioux

As a Francophone, Métis, and breast cancer survivor, Karine Rioux has served as a teacher, resource teacher and principal for a quarter-century in elementary. Karine appreciates the beauty of Restitution touching the lives of those around her. Her Restitution journey continues to inspire others as she thinks about the person she wants to be.


Heather Campbell

Heather’s professional journey spans over 32 years. She has taught in the classroom and has extensive experience in resource working with at risk students and children with special needs. Heather has been a restitution and choice theory leader in her schools and her school division. She passionately lives restitution as an educator and in her personal life.


Contact Heather:
Email: hcampell40@shaw.ca
Phone: 204-770-2415


Deborah Burnside

Deborah Burnside had 36 years of experience (K-12) in Education with a Master’s Degree in Education: Educational Administration and another Master’s Degree in Education: Special Education.  She has been involved with Restitution since 2013, with the opportunity to mentor with Diane Gossen.