Kathy DeNiro (Power of Zero Trainer) is a native Coloradoan. She received her PhD, from the University of Denver. She served in central and school administration roles, teaching and staff positions. Past experience also includes School Board President and School Board Director for a district in Colorado. Kathy is passionate about reducing and ending the cycle of bullying in our schools. She has delivered trainings throughout the nation and firmly believes that kids want to learn, teachers want to teach and everyone, including parents, wants a safe and caring learning environment. Her honors include selection as Colorado Middle School Principal of the Year from the National Association Secondary School Principals. Also, a member of the United States Olympic Committee Sportsfestival, 1978, 1979 and United States Olympic Committee World Hemisphere Tournament, Taipei, Twain, 1981, serving as a certified athletic trainer of sports medicine. Dr. DeNiro is a past Colorado Association of Secondary Principals (CASSP), Board of Directors, Region 6, National Association Secondary School Principals, Urban Schools Committee Region 5.