Matt McNiff


is a behavior consultant with the Educational Service Unit No. 5 in Beatrice, Nebraska, where he works with 9 school districts to help teachers and administrators develop ways to help students with behavior problems. He spent 9 years working as a teacher and counselor at Iowa-based Clarinda Academy working with delinquent youth from around the nation. Before that, he spent 4 years teaching behavior-disordered students at Beatrice High School. Matt has a master’s degree in special education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, specializing in behavior disorders.