Gary Wittmann, a professional storyteller, has been writing and telling stories all his life. Having been a special education teacher for over 33 years, he’s an expert in understanding children’s needs. But there was one issue he frequently came across with students – bullying.
With statistics showing that more than 25% of kids experience bullying, he knew it was time to set things straight. He decided to make a change by helping children overcome bullying and develop high self-esteem and a healthy emotional outlook on life. He believed that every child deserved to be the champion that he/she is and it was his responsibility as a teacher to walk them through the path of success.
“The statistics shocked me. I knew bullying was prevalent in schools, but the high numbers nudged me to take action. I wanted to make an impact on students’ lives by helping them grow into healthy, contributing members of society.”