ConnectionB4Correction LLC


“Building relationships and restoring community”

Connectionb4Correction seeks to create a community where everyone has the social and emotional skills they need to thrive. Creating a community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect, and where conflict is resolved peacefully and restoratively.

Arthur Thompson Jr., MA., M.Ed. 

Educational Trainer/Life Coach

Re-tooling Specialist 

Restorative Practitioner 

Conference Speaker

About me: I am Arthur Thompson a Crisis Intervention Resource Teacher with over 25 years of experience in education. I provide support to students, staff, and employees. I train staff in classroom management,  social-emotional learning, and restorative practices. I truly love what I do! 


Liberty University - 

         Master of Arts: Counseling with a concentration in Human Services

Bachelor of Science: Religion with a concentration in Counseling

Trinity Washington University 

Special Education Certification 

International Institute for Restorative Practices 

Master Certificate Restorative Practices 


Life Spaces Crisis Intervention

Circle Trainer

Restorative Practices- Graduate Certificate

Response Ability Pathways (RAP)                                                                                   

Crisis Prevention Institute                                                                               

State of Maryland Special  Education Certification           

Peer Mediation Training                                                                                               

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports