Contributors

Tasha Schuh

National Youth Speaker and Founder of the PATH Curriculum, Bachelor of Arts Communication Studies Winona State University, Author of two memoirs, My Last Step Backward and My Next Move Forward.

Jan Pavloski

Lead Writer for Tasha Schuh Inspirations LLC and retired English Language Arts Teacher, grades 7-12. Bachelor’s degree, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, M.S.Ed., St. Mary's University of Minnesota.

Rachel Funk Johnson

Licensed Professional Counselor – IT, M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of Wisconsin – Stout, Owner, Happy Apple Therapy Center.

Josh Shipp

Best-Selling Author and Founder of Youth Speaker University. Josh was a catalyst for getting the PATH Curriculum started.

Doug Michaels

Manager, Tasha Schuh Inspirations, LLC and Tasha’s husband. Bachelor’s degree from University of Michigan - Dearborn; 12 years as a Broadcast Meteorologist.

Sheila Durden

Learning & Development Layout and Marketing Collateral Designer; Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Spelman College; Sheila is Founder and Owner, SDurdenCreatives.

Katharina Gruber

Bachelor’s degree in International Marketing. Founder/Owner of her Digital Marketing Agency called Bare Bones Marketing LLC, Katharina brought 25+ years of marketing knowledge to PATH, including experiences in Germany, Switzerland, and the United States.

Emmy Husfloen

Logan's mom, and facilitator of "Group For Youth Affected By Suicide," ages 7-18, Red Wing, MN, with local updates found on Facebook. Emmy also is an active member of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Dan Lipman

Owner / Producer / Director of VideoMyStory since 2005, producing upbeat inspiring online marketing and educational videos that help clients bring positivity to their organizations and followers.

Janet Anderson - Certified Elementary Teacher, School District of Osceola, Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, UW-River Falls, M.S.Ed. Professional Learning Community, UW-LaCrosse.

Melinda Casper - Special Education Coordinator, Ellsworth Community School District; M.S.E. Special Education, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; Bachelor’s degree in Communicative Disorders, University of Wisconsin-River Falls; Cross-Categorical Special Education (MC-EA, EA-A).

Katie Dilse - International Conference Speaker; Bachelor’s degree, North Dakota State University.

Andrea Gribble - Founder and Social Media Storyteller, #SocialSchool4EDU; Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry with a Business Emphasis, MBA University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire.

Renee Helgeson - Science Instructor and Academic Team Leader, Ellsworth Community School District; Bachelor’s degree, Broad Field Science with emphasis in Biology and Geology, University of Wisconsin-River Falls; M.S.Ed. Education and Professional Development.

Tracy Klein - School Counselor and PITCrew advisor at St. Croix Central High School; Master's in School Counseling.

Cregg Kuri - Licensed Professional Counselor, Milwaukee, WI.

Kelly Kyllo - School Counselor at Ellsworth Middle School, Ellsworth Community School District, Master's in K-12 School Counseling.

Ashlee Lindvall - Owner and Founder, Ashlee Lundvall, LLC; Motivational Speaker for Outdoor Events and Disability Awareness; Bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs, M.A. in Biblical Counseling.

Cole Nelson - Wise Ink Creative Publishing, professional editor.

Clint Pardoe - Communication Professor turned Business Coach, co-facilitator with Josh Shipp, Clint was a catalyst for getting this curriculum started.

Emily Rae Schutte - Bachelor's degree in Print Journalism and MBA, specializing in content marketing and social media management. She launched her business, Emily Writes LLC, in 2019. 

Mary and Mitch Theilig - Technical content and editing support.

CDC, NAMI, MentalHealth.gov, AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention).

Ellsworth Middle School - Tasha used PATH curriculum materials/activities in her breakout sessions with students from these and other schools where she has spoken.

Google Survey - sent to 100 schools for feedback regarding their needs for mental and emotional health education and suicide awareness.

Kolabtree - A scientific and academic research service, providing collaborative and customized data-search materials. Kolabtree services added accredited academic sources to the PATH Curriculum, differentiated as sources cited within the PATH bibliography.

Pilot Schools - Spring Valley Middle School, Abbotsford Middle and High Schools, St. Croix Central Middle and High Schools, Somerset Middle School, New Auburn Middle School.

Riverside Captioning Company - Provided Closed captioning for all PATH Impact Videos, Headquarters: Hudson, WI.

Teachable - an accredited education based web design for easy navigation and downloading materials.