Testimonials

Sean Fry
“This was the most meaningful professional devleopment that we’ve engaged with as a leadership team”

Sean Fry

Director of Personnel, Lawrence Township Public Schools

Nicole Bootier
"If you’re looking for professional development that is transferable in all aspects of life, this is it. It allows you to focus on where you want to start. Whether it’s at school, personally, professionally, own relationship with yourself or a partner, it really caters to where you’re at and what you’re ready for.”

Nicole Bootier

Principal, Sharon Elementary School in Robbinsville

Rosetta Brown
“Martin and his team excel at supporting administrators in examining their leadership approaches within school districts. They encourage administrators to engage in collective thinking and engage in personal growth, which, in turn, prevents the addition of unnecessary stress to their work environment. Most importantly, the efforts they put in are instrumental in anchoring administrators, enabling them to return to their school buildings with renewed enthusiasm, fully motivated to drive positive transformations on both an individual and whole-building scale.”

Rosetta Brown

Assistant Principal, East Windsor School District

Dr. Christopher Nagy
"This was a very productive, practical and interactive experience. Having known Martin for many years and having had him present to staff for other professional development, one walks away with more tools for the toolbox of life, education and leadership.  Thank you Martin. You always exceed expectations."

Dr. Christopher Nagy

Superintendent of Schools, Burlington County Special Services School District

“I wanted to extend an extra thank you to you for all of your support during these sessions.  I really enjoyed my 1:1s and have learned so much about myself.  You have a way of digging into courageous conversations that are important to have at our district.”

Terri Salvucci

Principal, Pennsbury Schools

Cindy Largent-Williams
"This has been probably one of the best things that I've sat through in a long time. I am leaving with data-driven actionable strategies that I can easily put into practice right now." (more…)

Cindy Largent-Williams

Assistant Principal, Will Rogers College Middle and High School

Dr. Scott Taylor
“Martín is a vital part of any school’s effort to help adults build resilience. Thanks to Mr. Blank’s guidance and support, we’ve been able to make progress towards our staff well-being, retention, and engagement goals and look forward to a continued partnership with SWBS into the foreseeable future. I cannot recommend SWBS and Mr. Blank highly enough as an advisor, consultant, coach, and facilitator of positive interventions in school settings, from the superintendent’s office to the classroom, and everywhere in between.

Dr. Scott Taylor

Former Superintendent Township of Union Public Schools

Dr. David Gentile
“Most providers will tell you that the answer you're looking for is out there and we're going to give it to you. This isn't that. This is empowering others to find the answers and solutions within. That's what I think this training does that no others do.”

Dr. David Gentile

Superintendent Ewing Public Schools, NJ

Dr. Ross Kasun
"There's often not many times where you can do some professional development with your leadership group that helps them grow as people, grow as a team and give them some tools and strategies that they can use immediately with their staff. I would highly recommend [SWBS] to work with any leadership team."

Dr. Ross Kasun

NJ 2017 Superintendent of the Year Lawrence Township Public Schools

Dr. Fred Luskin
" Mr. Blank’s has developed a comprehensive and well-thought out program for helping increase psychological wellbeing for teachers and school children...he has impressed me not only through his passion for teaching students and teachers to manage their emotions and stress levels, but in his commitment to learn research skills to measure the impact of his program’s effectiveness."

Dr. Fred Luskin

Director Stanford University Forgiveness Projects

Nikki Dennis
“I did not have time to analyze our school’s climate and culture data and create a presentation I could share with my team. SWBS helped us understand and share our data trends meaningfully. With this data, Martín helped facilitate conversations with our leadership team to formulate team-aligned strategies for the retention and wellbeing of our teachers.”

Nikki Dennis

Director of Talent Recruitment Tulsa School District

Rick Cohen
"Most impressive has been staff's retention of interest and their efficacy in turning the teachings into practice. It's been a win-win experience all around. The teachers who started working with Martín in 2020 still look forward to his sessions to this day. Most other providers cannot sustain staff commitment to learning and translate that learning into practice..."

Rick Cohen

Chief Academic Officer of Secondary Education Edison Township School District