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For millions of our children, school is not a safe place. Every day over 100,000 kids don’t go to school because they are afraid of being bullied. Tragically, studies have found that a hundred suicides among young people each year are related to bullying.

There is an amazingly simple, game-changing solution that decreases the impact of bullying on a kid’s self-worth and makes school a place kids want to be.

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When kids know they MATTER, they do NOT commit suicide. 4,400 youth a year commit suicide and hundreds of them are due to bullying. In America, over 100,000 kids don’t go to school each day due to fear of confronting the bully.

 This Must STOP!

In fact, the TAG 4 Change Movement™ began one fall afternoon in 2011 when Marty L Ward read about a little 10-year-old girl – cheerleader, honor roll student, Ashlynn Conner of Ridge Farm, Illinois, who chose to kill herself rather than go to school to confront the bully one more time.





Marty cried out, “ENOUGH! Not another bright light of a child needs to be snuffed out!”

That day, she founded Create Confident Kids to Eliminate Bullying that has become the 501c3 non-profit Confidence Eliminates Bullying, Inc.

Since then, the Confidence Eliminates Bullying Programs have been taught to teachers, parents, grandparents, and kids in Florida and as far away as Uganda and Tanzania.

Why Marty cares so much is that she experienced bullying for decades personally. As a teacher, school-based social worker, and now as a Transformation Strategist for entrepreneurs, she has witnessed the pain and devastating effect that bullying can have on self-esteem and personal and financial success.

Then the most amazing thing happened… 

In 2015, Pastor Buni Alex, a missionary in Uganda at the time, was given orders to burn a pile of books that were taking up too much space in a church.  One book caught his eye. My book, Get Clear Get Confident Get Going. Something told him not to burn it but to read it.

Since his life began to change from just using the information in the book, he wanted more. He contacted me via email and thus began what has turned into a life-changing friendship and business relationship for both of us.

Click the link and see pictures and a day by day recounting of what happened.

Pastor Buni Alex, who is now our Liasion to Africa, arranged for me to visit the 10 schools and 12 churches where Confidence Eliminates Bullying Programs are taught by him and his team.

I trained over 7000 children, teachers, parents, pastors, farmers and other business owners how to eliminate bullying by creating confident, emotionally intelligent children and adults who believe in themselves rather than the mean words of the bully. Never in a million years could I have imaged that my heart could open wide enough to embrace an entire culture. The Ugandans are the most open, loving, thoughtful, playful people on the planet!

Each day, we all piled into our Toyota Van, body to body, signing and laughing our way through Uganda. We called it our “Love Bubble” because there is so much love shared between us.

Can you imagine, some people walked 27 miles just to attend my training, while others waited 6 hours to hear how I had made such a difference in Buni’s life. A goat was sacrificed in my honor and everywhere we went they cheered, danced, bounced, and sang a joyous welcome.

Our mission as a team was to Eliminate Bullying that, due to the lack of information in this culture, looks like caning of children and wives on a routine basis.  By sharing the next evolution of personal and child development principles, overnight teachers, parents, and pastors were using the TAG Method of communicating.

At the end of every presentation, we did a Being Me Matters Celebration. Everyone would find a partner, face them, and, one at a time, say:” I see you for who you are.”

Then they would place a Being Me Matters sticker on their shoulder as they said: “Being You Matters.”

The best part is they would then tell the person WHY THEY MATTERED. This was life transforming for children and adults alike! Some had never been told they mattered; some had never heard “I love you!” Many felt “precious”,”inspired to do more”, to “believe in me.”

Listen in and sing along. Know YOU MATTER! When kids know THEY MATTER, they do not kill other kids or themselves!

In The USA

When kids are seen for who they are, they know they matter! We Bully Proof Children from the Inside Out with this new emotionally intelligent approach that focuses on the development of students’ Talents, Abilities, Gifts (TAGs)™ so that they respect themselves and know their life and the lives of others matter.

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The more kids that know they matter the better that is why is so important to have TAG 4 Change Ambassadors in the schools and community. You can be a part of creating a generation of children kids who can believe in themselves despite what is said or done to them, achieve academic success, and have confidence and resilience in the face of adversity.

We are dedicated to stopping bullying in schools and society at large by Bully Proofing Kids from the Inside Out.


The goal is to have a TAG 4 Change Ambassador in every school, home, church and community organization across the country and around the world. Ambassadors will be a part of creating a generation of children who can believe in themselves rather than the mean words of the bully and have confidence and resilience in the face of adversity.

Marty L Ward, Founder of the 501c3 Nonprofit, Confidence Eliminates Bullying. Inc, says, “When kids are seen for who they are, they know they matter! When they know they matter, they are far less likely to kill themselves or other children.”

According to the 2014 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 22 percent of students have been bullied on school property nationwide, 13.9 percent have seriously considered attempting suicide, and 10.2 percent of students did not go to school because they felt unsafe. Or one of every five students reports being bullied during the school year. Online, the percentage of individuals who have experienced cyberbullying has nearly doubled over the past decade.


This TAG 4 Change Ambassador Training provides a permanent solution to bullying by educating teachers, administrators, parents, and group leaders, on how to create confident, emotionally intelligent children, who make healthy choices for themselves and support their classmates. Students learn to honor and value who they are so that everyone becomes Confidence Boosters vs Fault Finders™.


“I love seeing so many people in this room being trained as TAG 4 Change Ambassadors. I want to see 100s more!” Deputy Kirk Geweniger, Student Resource  Officer Brevard County Schools newly Certified TAG 4 Change Ambassador.


As an author, former teacher and school-based social worker, Marty says, “This new emotionally intelligent approach Bully Proofs Children from the Inside Out by focusing on the development of students’ Talents, Abilities, Gifts (TAGs)™ so that they respect themselves and know their life and the lives of others matter.”


TAG 4 Change Ambassadors learn how to TAG Kids for Success™ each day. You will discover how to discipline children in a way that has them feeling great about who they are and you getting what you want.

Bring our programs to your school, place of worship, community group!

Every day, the bright light of our children is at risk of being drowned out by the rain of words and deeds of the bully.

Since we can’t stop the bully from doing or saying whatever they want, as parents, grandparents, and teachers, we have an opportunity to protect our children by teaching them how Talented, Able and Gifted (TAG) they are, so they believe in themselves, rather than the mean words and actions of the bully done at school or on social media.

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