Mary Yoder Holsopple, M.S., is the Bullying Prevention Coordinator for Elkhart Community Schools in Elkhart, Indiana. As a certified Olweus Bullying Prevention Program Trainer and Technical Assistance Consultant, she has trained numerous schools and mentored new trainers. She is also the Olweus State Leader for Indiana. Mary consults regularly with organizations and schools about bullying prevention and safe climate issues in student services. She has extensive experience in school social work and international development, having lived in Africa for 10 years. She is the lead author of the book Building Peace: Overcoming Violence in Local Communities. She is also an active member on the International Bullying Prevention Association (IBPA) Board.