Individual Author Record
Name: Harriet ArkleyPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionArkley graduated from Illinois State University. She lived and worked in Rochester and Springfield most of her adult life.
Biographical and Professional InformationHarriet Arkley coordinated early childhood programs for the Springfield Illinois public schools, was the principal of the Withrow Early Childhood Center, and was the first principal of the Springfield Ball Charter School. The Good News Chair is the story of how a special chair changed the culture of an elementary school office and how it could work in either a home or classroom setting to recognize and encourage positive behavior. With stories of children highlighted, Harriet Arkley tells about the birth of the Good News Chair, what happened when children sat in the Chair, and includes instructions on how to make your own Chair.A beloved teacher and principal, Arkley now resides in the Pacific Northwest.
''The Good News Chair: A Simple Tool for Shaping a Child's Positive Behavior & Self-Image'', Village Books , 2014