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Dr. John M. Errante

Dr. John M. Errante, PhD, is a practitioner of restorative justice strategies with a focus and background of working with youth and adults.
Before focusing on this major strategy in retirement, John worked in several large corporations as a facilitator, manager, programmer, analyst and marketing
technical support. John has over a dozen years of experience in education at all levels. Since 2006, John has been a Kansas Supreme Court Approved mediator with experience in over one hundred disputes. John is
experienced in victim-offender and circle facilitation.
John enjoys bicycling, walking and hiking, singing and gardening. John is active in several ministries at church and is a CASA and he and his wife are a YOUTHrive support family. John has been active as a mentor and active in prison and reentry ministry since 2002.
John desires to support school, church and other agency staff in implementing restorative justice solutions to conflict. You can reach John at jmerrante@gmail.com.
  • PhD, Educational Leadership. 2010 Dissertation: An evaluation of two restorative practices on measures of moral disengagement, empathy and forgiveness among incarcerated male juvenile offenders
  • Kansas Supreme Court Approved Mediator: 2007-present.
  • Victim Offender Dialogue Certificate – MORJC, 2008
  • Mentoring4Success – Kansas, 2011-present
  • Mediator at Center Middle School – CCR, 2016
  • Connection Circles Facilitator Training – Center for Community Dialog & Training, 2018
  • Peace Colloquy – 2006, Community of Christ Church
  • Adjunct Professor – Baker University, Donnelly College, Tiffin