Dorothy Thompson

2021 Chicago Peace Fellow
Director, Bullying Prevention Awareness 365

Dorothy J. Thompson, Ed. D. is Founder and Executive Director of Bullying Prevention and Awareness 365, Inc., (BPA365). Dr. Thompson worked in CPS as a teacher, Business Manager, A. P., School Improvement Coordinator, and she retired from CPS as a Principal in 2012. Dorothy also worked in the field of alcohol and drug prevention in Iowa and Illinois. Dorothy began her doctorate in 2015 and completed her studies at National Louis University in December of 2017 with a Superintendent’s endorsement. Her area of focus was Senate Bill 100’s equitable implementation related to bullying. Dr. Thompson collaborated with like-minded individuals to host the first BPA365 Anti-Bullying conference at National Louis University. BPA365 works with schools or groups. BPA365 partners with Community in Schools, Dorothy is on the board of Global Girls, Inc. and ART-R Open Hands Ministry, Inc. She is also an ordained minister, and author of “What To Do When You Believe in Something.”