Lee J. Canter 1947 –



  • Bachelor’s degree in history from California State University, Northridge.
  • Master’s degree in social work from the University of Southern California.


Worked with childcare guidance agencies in California prior to starting his company with his wife Marlene.
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Written more than 40 books and produced more than 10 videos. Developed support programs to help educators teach and parents raise responsible children.His Assertive Discipline program has been called the “gold standard” in the field since it was first published.Worked with several universities to develop course materials for delivery in a distance learning masters program for educators. More Details

Teach the Assertive Discipline model in professional development workshops, seminars and graduate courses.The Assertive Discipline model was based on thousands of hours of observing teachers in the classroom.Over one million people have learned their model in the U.S. and abroad.