Dominique Smith is a social worker, school administrator, mentor, national trainer for the International Institute on Restorative Practices, member of ASCD’s FIT Teaching (Framework for Intentional and Targeted Teaching®) Cadre and Corwin’s Visible Learning for Literacy Cadre. He is passionate about creating school cultures that honor students and build their confidence and competence. He is the winner of the National School Safety Award from the School Safety Advocacy Council. Smith earned his master’s degree in social work from the University of Southern California and is a doctoral student in educational leadership at San Diego State University. He has published The Teacher Credibility and Efficacy Playbook, Grades K-12, The On-Your-Feet Guide to Building Authentic Student-Teacher Relationships, and Engagement by Design with Corwin.