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Kathleen Cirillo, Ph.D.

Kathleen Cirillo, Ph.D.

Leadership Development Research Strategist

Whether speaking to an audience of a hundred or to only one person, Dr. Kathleen Cirillo has a way of making a lasting impact and changing lives.

She holds a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University and a master’s degree from Wake Forest University. For over twelve years, Kathleen has developed her expertise in using the active learning process to enhance personal development and life leadership. She has traveled throughout the United States consulting with schools, criminal justice and probation departments, treatment centers, and youth organizations. She inspires teachers and counselors to make lasting changes in themselves and their students with her active learning strategies.

Dr. Cirillo is the author of two curricula that promote active learning lessons: “Experiential Teaching and Counseling Activities that Inspire” and “Activities that Teach Life Leadership.” She has also published papers on adolescent loneliness, youth violence, and the impact of social-cognitive therapeutic techniques on at-risk behavior.

Kathleen has been a part of the Flippen Group since its beginning and her research has played an integral role in validating the success of the Capturing Kids’ Hearts processes. As a leadership development research strategist, she provides training and consulting for educators throughout the nation.

Kathleen lives in College Station, Texas with her husband, Larry Teverbaugh.

Kathleen Cirillo, Ph.D.

Leadership Development Research Strategist

Whether speaking to an audience of a hundred or to only one person, Dr. Kathleen Cirillo has a way of making a lasting impact and changing lives.

She holds a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University and a master’s degree from Wake Forest University. For over twelve years, Kathleen has developed her expertise in using the active learning process to enhance personal development and life leadership. She has traveled throughout the United States consulting with schools, criminal justice and probation departments, treatment centers, and youth organizations. She inspires teachers and counselors to make lasting changes in themselves and their students with her active learning strategies.

Dr. Cirillo is the author of two curricula that promote active learning lessons: “Experiential Teaching and Counseling Activities that Inspire” and “Activities that Teach Life Leadership.” She has also published papers on adolescent loneliness, youth violence, and the impact of social-cognitive therapeutic techniques on at-risk behavior.

Kathleen has been a part of the Flippen Group since its beginning and her research has played an integral role in validating the success of the Capturing Kids’ Hearts processes. As a leadership development research strategist, she provides training and consulting for educators throughout the nation.

Kathleen lives in College Station, Texas with her husband, Larry Teverbaugh.