John Vandenburgh Testimonials



"John Vandenburgh was a strategic consultant for the Inland Empire Violence Prevention Coalition, working with youth in the Southwest Riverside School Districts providing mediation training through a grant provided by the California Wellness Foundation. Exceptional results!"

 "John has a deep commitment in advancing his PLUS (Peer Leaders Uniting Students) Program with today's youth who face unprecedented violence and negativity. He sincerely cares for kids and is dedicated to their success. He is wonderful to work with because of his focus on creating a better world."

Khalid Shah

Board Member IEVPC

Charles Cummins

Coordinator of Child Welfare & Student Assistance Programst Alvord Unified School District

The PLUS Program is an outstanding opportunity to empower youth as agents in creating positive, powerful changes in the culture of our schools. With over eighteen years of experience in school safety, I have not come across a more effective approach than the PLUS Program."

Wayne Sakamoto

Director Safe Schools

Murrieta Valley USD

"The PLUS Program gives schools the ability to assess the Social Emotional Learning Environment of a Campus.  Every counseling department across the country should have the PLUS Program as a resource on their campus."  


Dean Lesicko

President California Association School Counselors