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The Campus Peace Podcast

The Campus Peace Podcast

By Jeff Veley
The Campus Peace Podcast brings you inside schools across America. Find out what's working from the educators and influencers shaping school culture.

Join award-winning social skills educator Jeff Veley as he helps students and educators navigate social and emotional issues to build Golden Rule Schools.

If you're an educator or mental health professional looking to empower students and change campus culture, this podcast is a "must listen".
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Mental Health: Cleaning the "File Cabinet"
I'm pretty sure my wife just threw away some of my stuff.  Maybe it's a good thing?  I'll report back.   Today's show talks about ways to simplify.
March 24, 2021
Mental Health: Setting Boundaries
Feeling stressed?  Reaching your limit?  Perhaps it's time to set a boundary.  Today I'll share two high-risk situations where I had to set a boundary. Learn how it changed things for me and how it can work for you.
March 17, 2021
Mental Health: A New Perspecticve
The"Biz Impact Summit" forever changed my business and life.  You'll laugh once you hear what it really was.  Learn how this simple strategy can give you some perspective and help you reclaim control in the chaos.
March 10, 2021
How to Best Care for Educators
I asked several hundred educators how we can best encourage them during this difficult time.  Their answers may surprise you. Free Resilience Test Schedule a Call to learn about School-wide Resilience Testing
February 24, 2021
There's a Hole in the Boat
What do you say when you're accused of victim blaming, when trying to help a student solve their problem? I'll answer that question on this episode. New Assemblies... The Upside to the Letdown (Contact Us to learn more) Bigfoot Gets Bullied (On-Demand)
February 17, 2021
How to Measure Your Student's Resilience
Wouldn't it be amazing to know how resilient your students are socially and emotionally?   Today I'm sharing an incredible tool that my team and I are using to help schools in this area. Free Resilience Test Schedule a Call to learn about School-wide Resilience Testing Campus Peace Podcast
February 10, 2021
The Four Pillars of Campus Culture: Process
Seeing predictable results on campus is kind of like making chili.  Some people are great at "winging it" but it's much more consistent with a recipe.  Today we'll talk about the importance of having a process.   The Campus Peace Podcast
February 03, 2021
The Four Pillars of Campus Culture: Policy
Could your school policy be making campus culture worse? We'll explore the most common problems that I've seen with school policies  Additionally you'll learn some ways to use policies to foster prevention efforts and unity. Why Zero-Tolerance Policies Make Bullying Worse Helping Improve District Policies on Aggression
January 28, 2021
The Four Pillars of Campus Culture: Programs
How do you know if your school's programs are effective?  Tune in to find out a few ways to assess your messaging on-campus and use it to help you achieve your peaceful culture vision. Interested in learning how resilient your school is? Our tests measure students' social-emotional resilience in 10 key areas. Contact us to learn more. Campus Peace Podcast
January 20, 2021
The Four Pillars of Campus Culture: People
When it comes to campus culture, I believe there are four key pillars.  The most important is People. Lets talk about the key ingredients to achieving peace and building a Golden Rule School.
January 13, 2021
How to Find Motivation for 2021
Are you struggling to feel motivated? Do you want to see your school be a safe, more peaceful place? Today we’re talking about how to re-ignite your passion and build a campus culture that you can be proud of. Join live, Wednesdays at 5 pm EST. Follow Jeff on YouTube Follow Jeff on Facebook
January 06, 2021
Pulling Back the Curtain: Looking Back & Ahead to 2021
Learn where the podcast has been and where it's going.  In this final episode for 2021 , I'm revealing a big secret that I've been keeping. Follow Jeff on YouTube Follow Jeff on Facebook
December 29, 2020
A Teacher's Influence
It's Election Day but don't fear.  I'm not here to tell you who to vote for.  Rather, I'd like to discuss the power of INFLUENCE.
November 03, 2020
Choosing Joy: Encouragement for Educators
Following a quick breather after summer school, Aromi Knox (a teacher from Plano, TX) shares how she's engaging students virtually.  Her positivity is contagious so get ready to be encouraged and learn how she's preparing herself for the upcoming school year.
August 26, 2020
COVID-19's Impact on Me & Moving Forward in Education
The last four months have been so challenging and chaotic that's been hard to record this episode.  In this podcast, I went live on social media to share the struggle and what I hope is a comeback story, with new inspiration for fellow educators.
July 17, 2020
Coronavirus: How Educators are Winning!
How we educate America's youth drastically changed overnight.  Educators saved the day! I dedicate this show to those that have showed up when they wanted to give up.  You're giving us hope.  My prayer is that this episode pumps you up. SQUABBLES® Curriculum License (Schools that purchase will receive a code to offer all parents our Home Educator License - at no cost) Resilience Training Mini-Course
March 24, 2020
Part 3 - How to Respond to Mean Behavior (Hurting)
Learn how to empower students with the skills to stop hurting behavior.  This comes from the SQUABBLES® Aggression Trifecta, based on the SQUABBLES® Theory of Aggression. Learn more about SQUABBLES® Bring Jeff to Speak Campus Peace Podcast Sponsored by: My Pure Health Solutions
March 19, 2020
Part 2 - How to Respond to Mean Behavior (Joking)
Learn how to empower students with the skills to stop joking behavior.  This comes from the SQUABBLES® Aggression Trifecta, based on the SQUABBLES® Theory of Aggression. Learn more about SQUABBLES® Bring Jeff to Speak Campus Peace Podcast Sponsored by: My Pure Health Solutions
March 13, 2020
Part 1 - How to Stop Mean Behavior (Bothering)
Learn how to empower students with the skills to stop bothering behavior.  This comes from the SQUABBLES® Aggression Trifecta, based on the SQUABBLES® Theory of Aggression. Join the SQUABBLES® Webinar Learn more about SQUABBLES® Campus Peace Podcast Sponsored by: My Pure Health Solutions
March 03, 2020
The Future of Bullying Prevention
A new wave is sweeping through the education world and changing how schools are telling students to resolve conflicts.  Learn the history of the anti-bullying movement and the underground movement now coming into the public eye. Campus Peace Podcast Article: Schools Turn to Social and Emotional Learning to Stop Aggression Jeff's National Tour Sponsor: My Pure Health Solutions
February 21, 2020
Four Areas to Improve Campus Culture
Let's catch up on some major life updates plus learn four areas where you can assess and improve school culture. Four Areas to Shape Culture Bring Jeff to Speak Campus Peace Podcast
February 13, 2020
The Art of Parent Engagement
Are you wishing more parents got involved with your events?  I'll share my tips for boosting parent engagement and why I'm focusing less on events and more on digital resources in 2020. My Pure Health Solutions - How Jeff lost 70 lbs. Jeff's Parent Presentation
January 14, 2020
Interview: How to Create Your Dream Life in 2020 (w/ Denise Walsh)
Former psychologist Denise Walsh shares tips and techniques from her book, "Design Your Dream Life".  This episode will help start the new year with success. Meet Denise Walsh Access Free Weight Loss Tips (and learn how Jeff lost 70 lbs)
January 04, 2020
How to Help a Bully
Learn how to help child who's being aggressive while avoiding the "Bully Box". Campus Peace Podcast My Pure Health Solutions (learn how Jeff lost 70 lbs) SQUABBLES® On-Demand School License Private Coaching with Jeff
December 17, 2019
Your 2020 Game Plan
What do you want to accomplish in 2020 and how will you do it? I’ll give an overview of my goals and help you create accountability for a great New Year. Campus Peace Podcast SQUABBLES® On-Demand School License (Your Game Plan for Aggression)
December 12, 2019
Helping Students Be Their Own Hero
I shared something this past week that educators said really helped their mindset. Learn how Star Wars shifted how I empower kids. Campus Peace Podcast SQUABBLES® Special Offer My Pure Health Solutions - Jeff's Weight Loss Journey
December 09, 2019
Improving School Culture with superintendent Stephen Schreibeis
Stephen Schreibeis is a both a district superintendent and leadership expert on the John Maxwell team.   If you're wanting to grow relationships, reduce burnout, and better manage mental health challenges on campus - give this episode a listen.  Stronger Together Community Mental Health Forum My Pure Health Solutions (free health tips - learn how Jeff lost over 65 lbs) Campus Peace Podcast
November 21, 2019
The Importance of Self-Care & Check Up
Ever have to make a tough call?  Listen as I share one of mine and provide updates on why self-care is so important.  Additionally, I'll pull back the curtain on my recent book launch and give you a special opportunity to check out SQUABBLES®, my Conflict Resolution System. Get a copy of "Bigfoot Gets Bullied" Learn more about SQUABBLES® Campus Peace Podcast
November 13, 2019
Effective After School Programming (w/ Jessica Hughes)
T.E.A.M. 21 has been called "the poster child for after school programs".  Hear their secrets from Director, Jessica Hughes, including how to build a program from the ground up and how to insure that your program is sustainable long-term. T.E.A.M. 21 Website Old School footage of T.E.A.M 21 with Jeff
October 31, 2019
[FREE BOOK] Plus Teaching Lessons from Bigfoot Gets Bullied
Join me as I sit down with my friend (and co-author/illustrator) Yohan Daza.  He's a youth worker who uses art to break down barriers and start unique conversation with kids. We'll also share how you can get free copies of our new children's book for your whole school! Podcast Link: Free Book:
October 22, 2019
BONUS: Grab a Free Copy of my New Book
As a podcast listener, I'd love to give you early access and a free copy of my new children's book.  Simply tap the link below to join our Launch Team.  The only thing I ask is that you post an honest review. Join the Launch Team
October 15, 2019
How to Build Resilience and a Growth Mindset
Words like "emotional resilience" and "growth mindset" are buzz words in education.  What do they mean and how can you help kids develop these skills?  This episode will give you several strategies and some free resources to help you. The Campus Peace Podcast Free Resilience Training & Student Video Series The Love Changes It All National Tour
October 08, 2019
Should Dodgeball be Banned? (w/ Brooks Gibbs & Chris Scheufele)
Canadian researchers have called dodgeball "legalized bullying".  In this episode I sit down with fellow bullying prevention specialists Brooks Gibbs and Chris Scheufele to discuss the game and it's impact on young people.  Learn what educators and students think. Dodgeball Article Squabbles™ Campus Peace Podcast
October 02, 2019
What to Do When There is Pizza on Your Shirt
At some point you’re going to encounter the awkward while trying to influence others. How do you handle it?
September 24, 2019
Spin It to Win it
Welcome to the podcast.  In this episode, we'll discuss how to have a positive perspective, even when things aren't going well.  Additionally, we'll hear from a student who won over his sports team that was picking on him. As Heard on the Show: Squabbles™ Squabbles™ Kickstarter Campaign
September 16, 2019
TRAILER: Welcome to the Campus Peace Podcast
Welcome.  This podcast is for educators and youth workers.  Learn what's working inside education as I seek to help individuals like you build Golden Rule Schools.  I'll share some knowledge nuggets on social and emotional learning and introduce you to experts making a difference in the lives of kids.  Please join the conversation and interact with us live at
September 16, 2019