Angela Jerabek is the developer of the Building Assets, Reducing Risks (BARR) model, a licensed K-12 teacher, and a secondary school counselor in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Angela is an author, speaker and innovator in education.  She developed the BARR model in 1998 and now also serves as the executive director of the BARR Center, providing thought leadership, evaluation services and oversight for the BARR model and the national BARR network. Angela’s expertise lies in secondary school improvement, equity, youth development, counseling adolescent and families and using evidence in schools.