Dr. Marvin (Marv) Marshall, certified as a “Distinguished Educator,” was one of America’s leading experts in reducing stress that is so prevalent in work relationships, schools, and homes. He was an author, educator, and international professional speaker (25 countries on 5 continents). He demonstrated how to use authority without coercion so relationships are never adversely affected.

His Without Stress® approach in livingparenting, and disciplining is totally noncoercive—but never permissiveHe was the author of a number of landmark and award-winning books.

His approach is transformational—as he shared many commonly used counterproductive and ineffective practices—and then replaces them with more effective ones.

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He was a full-time lecturer for over three years at California State University, Los Angeles, and he lectured at numerous universities across the United States and internationally—including China and Malaysia.

He taught primary and upper grade and every grade 7-12 in a variety of subjects in urban and suburban schools and communities. He served as an instructional leader, athletic director, counselor, guidance department chair, high school assistant principal of supervision and control, high school assistant principal of curriculum and instruction—as well as an elementary, middle, and high school principal and district director of education.

He was certified by the William Glasser Institute on Choice Theory, Reality Therapy, and Quality Management.

His academic history included being chosen outstanding male student upon receiving his Bachelor’s in Language Arts from California State University, Los Angeles. His Masters in Business Administration was earned at the same university. He was awarded a Doctorate in Education from the University of Southern California and was one of only a handful of California educators who held a Standard Administration Credential, which required a doctorate and an academic major. His major was economics.