P.O. Box 22481
Oakland, CA 94609
ODILLA SIDIME, J.D., is the founder of RESOLVE Conflict Management Services where she offers conflict prevention, intervention and resolution tools to support parent-school partnerships. She has invested the majority of her career on issues that impact outcomes for children and youth as evidenced by her work as a special education and foster youth attorney, college instructor, school-site ADR program coordinator and substitute teacher. Ms. Sidime was among the inaugural roster of ADR practitioners to work with one of California's largest single-SELPA school districts to help parents and schools navigate the roadblocks that can prevent students from receiving appropriate special education resources, accommodations and services. She has extensive experience as a mediator, facilitating IEP meetings and difficult conversations; and coaching educators and families to communicate and collaborate more effectively. Through her work, she empowers parents, students and school professionals to interact with intent and achieve positive outcomes.