Stephen J. Decker

  • Educational Administrator / School Principal
  • Producer and Host of "Educational Insights"

Stephen Decker is an Educational administrator that has studied and created secondary and elementary school crisis response plans. After organizing a 911 supply relief program and being escorted by the New Jersey State Police through the Holland Tunnel to deliver three truck loads of materials for ground zero workers, steve has focused on preparing schools for such tragic events. He has also participated in counter terrorism symposiums, school crisis response planning, and comprehensive table top discussions reviewing mitigation, response, and recovery on school crisis. Also Board Certified in School Crisis Response, Steve is committed to helping school districts create plans that are comprehensive and responsive in addressing the needs of those affected by traumatic experiences.

As a former in-demand musician, Steve has many years of experience performing for a diverse group of celebrities from Jon Bon Jovi to Lou Dobbs, as well as entertaining multi-million dollar art openings in the up scale SoHo district of Manhattan. Steve's experience working with a wide range of personalities add depth to his workshops, making them exciting as well as educational.

Decker also produces and hosts "educational Insights" a program intended to promote and enhance educational methods and practices. Steve's Doctoral research on neurodevelopmental scaffolding and its affects on efficacious behavior, teacher leadership, and instructional strategy preferences of struggling learners by brain gender has increased topics for the educational insights program.

Workshops, Presentations and Seminar Topics

Preparing for School Crisis

This workshop looks into the planning for school crisis. Mitigation/prepardness response and recovery. Discussion includes the various aspects that schools must take into account within each component.

School Crisis Response

This workshop focuses on responding to school crisis situations and includes preparedness, response, and recovery aspects including acute traumatic stress management. This workshop also examines the role of teachers during traumatic events.

Following is a list of organizations with whom Stephen Decker has interviewed, consulted or trained:

East Brunswick Public Schools

New Jersey Principal and Supervisor Association


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