Mom. Grams. Teacher. Marian. Dr. Fritzemeier.

I answer to all of them. I’m a bike rider, photographer, nature lover, amateur bird watcher, and avid scrapbooker.

In my professional life I write, speak, and educate. My passion is helping parents and educators gain confidence, grow their skills, and get refreshed. In my presentations, I share real life examples in an engaging style designed to encourage and challenge participants.

I invite you to explore my website to discover more about my speaking and writing and I look forward to hearing from you. — Marian

Pushing Students Out of School: How Did We Get Here?

Posted March 30, 2020

by Dr. Mari Why did laws intended to make schools safer backfire? Zero Tolerance. In 1994 schools across the United States implemented Zero Tolerance policies after federal legislation required expulsion for one year when students brought a weapon to school. Many schools expanded this policy to reduce possession or use of illicit and prevent violence….

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