Dr. Ginger Rhode

Dr. Ginger Rhode
Dr. Ginger Rhode (photo)

Ginger Rhode is the deputy superintendent for academic achievement in the Canyons School District in Sandy, Utah. Previous assignments in other school districts have included director of special education, director of federal and state programs, elementary school principal, junior high school vice principal, and teacher in elementary and secondary classrooms for severe behavior disordered/emotionally disturbed students.

Dr. Rhode is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Utah in the Educational Psychology Department. She has taught numerous university classes and has published many books, journal articles, book chapters, and professional papers. Her main areas of interest and expertise include classroom and schoolwide management, social skills training, generalization and maintenance of behavior, legal issues affecting students with disabilities, and providing a rigorous academic environment for all students.

Books by Author

The Tough Kid Tool Box: Managing and Motivating Tough-to-Teach Students (cover)
Managing and Motivating Tough-to-Teach Students

The Tough Kid Tool Box supplies ready-to-use, classroom-tested materials to help motivate and manage even the toughest-to-teach students.

The Tough Kid Principal’s Briefcase (cover)
A Practical Guide to Schoolwide Behavior Management and Legal Issues

The Tough Kid Principal’s Briefcase takes the most current research on supporting schoolwide and individual student behavior and translate

The Tough Kid Bully Blockers Book: 15-Minute Lessons for Preventing & Reducing Bullying (cover)
15-Minute Lessons for Preventing & Reducing Bullying

The Tough Kid Bully Blockers Book is designed to prevent and reduce all forms of bullying, from gossiping and exclusion to physical aggres

The Tough Kid Book: Practical Classroom Management Strategies (cover)
Practical Classroom Management Strategies

Constant and intense aggression, arguing, tantrums, noncompliance, and poor academic progress—these are characteristic of the Tough Kid.