Anita Engiles is a Dispute Resolution Specialist for CADRE. She also provides mediation training for the University of Oregon School of Law as part of the Conflict Resolution masters degree program of the Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center. Anita has been involved in providing formal dispute resolution services since 1982. Her training and experience in conflict resolution and management of disputes encompasses a wide range of settings including special education, workplace, divorce, family, community and cross-cultural. She has been a trainer in court, community and university environments.
Ms. Engiles has mediated cases which have included cross-cultural issues arising from differences of race, gender and class. She taught a bi-lingual Head Start class in California, a special education class in rural North Carolina, and English as a Second Language in Korea. She designed and taught a conciliation training for a multi-cultural group of mediators to resolve disputes and rebuild relationships between educators and parents of children with special needs.