Kathy Noll Bio
Bio on the Author – Kathy Noll
1996-Present: In recognition of successful completion of the requisite Course of Study “Writing for Children and Teenagers” and on nomination by its faculty, Kathy Noll was awarded a diploma from the Institute of Children’s Literature where she studied for two years. She also received an award through the Writers’ International Forum’s writing competition for her work. Her short stories and articles have been published in magazines along with interviews.
She recently was awarded with the title of “Woman of the Year” from Glamour Magazine for “Changing a Child’s World for the Better.” She also received Toyota’s “Moving Forward” award. And in 2007, she was honored with commendations from The State Senator’s Office, The Mayor’s Office, and the Council of the City of Reading. She also received her school’s “Most Distinguished Alumni” award.
NBC news has worked with Kathy to monitor a classroom in Philadelphia for bullying behavior. She also has directly helped many children with their own bully problems through her books, online counseling, research, educational and family related Internet chats, message board hosting, and website.
Kathy has spoken on numerous Radio and Television Shows discussing the topics of Bullying, School Violence, and Self-esteem. She also works as a consultant for various TV News & Talk Shows, and was recently asked to be the expert testimony for a new children’s literature infomercial through Buena Vista (Disney).
Writing “Taking the Bully by the Horns” has generated many letters of thanks from both adults and children. Students ask permission all the time to use her researched information for their projects.
She has done very well publishing and marketing her books–reaching people all over the globe–educating, inspiring, and empowering them. She has networked with many organizations, schools, anti-violence agencies, mental health professionals, anti-bullying advocates, and child educators both Nationally and Internationally.
“Taking the Bully by the Horns” has also been published in Croatia. The Ministry of Education placed the book in schools all over the country and is having great success with it.
Following up on the success of “Taking the Bully by the Horns,” a Bullying Workbook (as requested by educators) has been created by Kathy — “The EDA Workbook” — and she also recently collaborated on a new book for adults on Adult Bullies and Bullying in the Work Place entitled “How to Improve Your Life.”
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