Donna Goldberg of The Organized Student

The Joy of Organizing show

Summary: This week we welcome organizing pioneer Donna Goldberg to the show to talk about getting your child/student organized for school. She is a nationally recognized expert on organizing students, and she shares some wonderful tips that will make a difference in your home once school begins again in the fall. About Donna: Donna Goldberg founded The Organized Student in 1990 while working at the Dalton School in New York. Combining her background in psychiatric research and child development with her skills as a librarian, Donna devised a unique method to help students succeed in school. Donna has been a member of The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) since 1992. She has served on the NAPO-NY Board of Directors, and conceived and chaired the Golden Tips Booklet Project, for which she was the recipient of the 2003 NAPO Presidentâ??s Award. Donna is currently the NAPO-NY Golden Circle liaison. She is a consultant to the NAPO in the Schools program and will lead a NAPOâ??s SIGs program, focusing on students. Donna is also a member of the International Dyslexia Association and NSGCD. The International Dyslexia Association awarded her book The Organized Student: Teaching Children the Skills for Success in School and Beyond the 2007 Margot Marek Book Award. She has been seen on CNN, CNBC, the Today Show, and Good Morning America. In print, she has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, among others.