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innovative strategies


For today’s teenagers & parents

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innovative strategies


For today’s teenagers & parents

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The Assertive Parent: Hacks, Traps and Strategies for Raising Authentic Teens is a book you NEED to read if you have teens or tweens. The only parenting book you need to read! He gets it, you guys. He’s able to clearly spell out why it’s so scary trying to parent right now.
— Cupcakes & Cutlery
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This book is already my go-to guide for parenting my teenage boys! ...This is not a one-size-fits-all parenting book. It asks us to think about our own philosophy and values while providing strategies to help us parent from within the framework of our family. A MUST HAVE book for parents of teens!
— www.amazon.com
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About


About


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Daniel Patterson is a former teacher and school administrator turned parenting coach, teen life coach, consultant and writer. In 2017, Patterson launched his full time consulting firm, Patterson Perspective Inc., to support parents in their pursuit to raise authentic, vibrant and thriving teenagers. Daniel works with teenagers to reach full capacity within the academic and social framework. 
He sits on the Board of Directors for nonprofits One Recovery (www.1recovery.com) and The Imagine Foundation (www.theimaginefoundation.com). 
Patterson's writings can be found in several national publications; his first book, The Assertive Parent, was published in May of 2018. He is happily married to his lovely wife/attorney; they have three beautiful children together and reside in Orange County, CA.


Experience:

Assistant Principal | English Teacher | Reading Comprehension & Writing | AVID Instructor | ASB Director | Varsity Tennis Coach

Degrees:

Administrative Services Credential | MA: Secondary Education | BA: Rhetoric & Media Studies

Credentials: 

California Administrative Services | Single-Subject: English | Secondary: Multiple Subjects


Awards & Recognition:

Rotary Club Teacher of the Year (2012) | PTA Honorary Service Award (2012 & 2016) | Newport-Mesa USD Superstar Award: Administration (2016) | City of Newport Beach Proclamation Recipient (2017)


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