Bill Adair earned his undergrad and teacher’s certificate at Simon Fraser University and his master’s degree at San Diego State. His innovative teaching model was a response to growing anxiety, low resiliency, and motivational challenges in his classroom. Bill lives and teaches in Vancouver British Columbia. He enjoys presenting at workshops and conferences and passionately shares his model with university teacher training programs. With Corwin, he has published his book, The Emotionally Connected Classroom: Wellness and the Learning Experience. He has been happily married to his wife Shelley and together they have shared adventures for over 27 years.