Mike M. Milstein is a partner in The Resiliency Group, Ltd., and Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership at the University of New Mexico. His professional career also includes being Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Buffalo and a classroom teacher. His teaching, research, and writing interests are in the areas of resiliency and organizaï¿½tional change and development. He has been actively engaged in school and community resiliency development efforts in such places as Nelson, New Zealand, Ashland, Oregon; Battle Creek, Michigan; and Shelby County, Tennessee. The resilï¿½iency initiatives he has facilitated include classroom instruction and curï¿½riculum improvement efforts, school wide activities that enhance the resilï¿½iency of educators, and school-community partnerships that support resiliency development for both children and adults. He has written 11 books, including coauthoring Resiliency in Schools (2002; 1996).