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About Ruth Buffam

About Ruth Buffam:

Ruth Buffam


Ruth is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer and a popular speaker and workshop facilitator. She is dedicated to bringing respect and joy into classrooms and schools with Positive Discipline. She also does her own program development based on Adlerian & Positive Discipline principles.

Ruth has an educational background in early childhood, educational psychology and counseling.  She has spent over 20 years as a classroom & special education.

What “Positive Discipline in the Classroom” training attendees are saying about Ruth:

“Ruth is great facilitator. She is kind, respectful and non-judgmental. She exemplifies the Positive Discipline approach and it is evident that Positive Discipline is her passion.”

“Ruth and the Positive Discipline training have had an incredible impact on School District 59!”

~ Gloria Cleve, Early Learning Project Manager, SD 59, Peace River South 

“Ruth is a wonderful presenter who is open minded and very focused. She makes it so easy to follow and pay attention! She definitely knows her material, but what I like most is how real she makes it with examples and her own experiences!”

~ Adriana Bankowski, Elementary School Teacher

“A great presenter. Never felt rushed! Very encouraging. ”

~ David, Intermediate Teacher

“ Friendly, connected and informative!”

~ Middle school Teacher