About Dr. Robert Wallace

Dr. Robert Wallace

Dr. Robert Wallace

Dr. Robert Wallace graduated from Knox College with a bachelor of arts degree, from Northern Illinois University with a master's degree in education and from Western Colorado University with a doctorate in Educational Philosophy.

He was a teacher at Hiawatha High School in Kirkland, Ill., Phoenix Union High School in Phoenix, Ariz., and La Quinta High School in Garden Grove, Calif. At all three schools he taught English and was the varsity basketball coach. He served as an assistant principal at Pacifica High School and principal at Garden Grove High School, both in southern California.

Wallace is a member of the National Education Association and the National Association of High School Administrators. He has served on the Board of Trustees at Knox College, the Orange County (Calif.) YMCA Board of Directors, The Galesburg (Ill.) Youth Athletic Association, and as a youth counselor at a psychiatric hospital in California.

The Stuttering Foundation of America selected him Print Journalist of the Year in 1997.

Check out his Q&A style column 'Tween 12 and 20.


I've Never Dreamed! Jul 18, 2018

DR. WALLACE: All my girlfriends dream and are always telling me about their dreams. They say they dream about me things and they enjoyed their experiences. I have never dreamed anything that I can remember in the mornings, and I fear I'm losing out ... Read More


Wise Parents Guide in a Positive Manner Jul 17, 2018

DR. WALLACE: I am a solid B student. I participate in school government and I'm a starter on my girls' basketball team at my school. My cousin who attends the same high school as I do is a straight A student and is a cinch to graduate as class valed... Read More


We Disagree About Everything Jul 16, 2018

DR. WALLACE: I'm 18 and my boyfriend is a year older. We have been dating for about nine months. We went out on a blind date and hit it off quite well. For the first few months, things between us were wonderful. I even thought he might be my future m... Read More