Ted Wachtel

Founder and Former President of IIRP Graduate School

Ted Wachtel is the founder and former president of the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) Graduate School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and co-founder of CSF Buxmont schools and group homes serving delinquent and at-risk youth in eastern Pennsylvania. His latest book Dreaming of a New Reality is a prequel to his new video/print blog at He is author and co-author of Toughlove, a best-selling book for parents of troubled adolescents, Restorative Justice Conferencing, The Restorative Practices Handbook, Restorative Circles in Schools, Family Power and The Electronic Congress.