A Li’l About Soul Shoppe!

SOUL SHOPPE SUPPORTS SCHOOL COMMUNITIES BY PROVIDING INTERACTIVE PROGRAMS AND TOOLS THAT TEACH STUDENTS POWERFUL LEARNING AND LIFE SKILLS.

IN ADDITION TO WORKING WITH STUDENTS, WE ALSO SUPPORT STAFF BY CREATING AND FACILITATING DYNAMIC STAFF DEVELOPMENT TRAININGS THAT GIVE TEACHERS THE NECESSARY TOOLS TO IMPLEMENT ACADEMIC AND PERSONAL GROWTH.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Joseph Savage

President, Co-Founder

Joseph Savage is a California credentialed teacher who has been working in education for over 20 years. He believes that educating the whole person and creating a safe environment are imperative to having successful learning experiences. In addition to his classroom teaching his educational accomplishments include directing student generated plays, training conflict resolution skills for youth and adults, conducting school wide assemblies on peace and creating practical curriculum.

Email: joseph@soulshoppe.com

Vicki Abadesco

Executive Director, Co-Founder

She is an expert educator and program consultant with over 20 years of leadership work with schools and organizations throughout the United States and abroad. Her extensive work with a wide diversity of thousands of youth and adults allows her to have a constant pulse on what people need to be launched into lifelong success and growth.

Her expertise and training includes individual and group level counseling, conflict resolution, crisis intervention and accelerated learning techniques. She has written, created and produced several life skills curriculum manuals and activity card decks, including Leadership: Truth or Dare and Mentor Magic.

Vicki is also the developer for the companion curriculum to the College Life 101 internet radio talk show for students, distributed to First Year Experience educators from more than 50 schools across the nation.

Phone: (510) 338-3231
Email: vicki@soulshoppe.com