Restorative Virtual Circles

Restorative Circles are a great way to build positive school environments and maintain strong, open relationships in the classroom. In this video, Derrick Franke, trainer and facilitator of restorative practices with the International Institute for Restorative Practices, explains how educators and school specialists can transition Restorative Circles from the classroom into an online environment.

Derrick Franke is a Specialist at the Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice, a researcher with the American Institute of Research, and serves as a subject matter expert with the National Center for School Safety.


8 min.

Topic Areas

Mental Health, School Climate

Crisis Timeline

Prevention Planning


School Personnel


External Links


Derrick Franke
Derrick Franke
Topic Expert: Law Enforcement and Coordination