Fatherhood, men’s issues, teaching men and teaching about men and fathers

  1. Field of Dads: Creating a Father-Friendly Environment
  2. Power Tools for Parenting: A Workshop for Dads
  3. The Daddy Balance: You CAN Have It All!
  4. Father Facts: The Importance of Dads in the Lives of their Children
  5. KEYNOTE - The Grateful Dad’s Guide to a Modern Fatherhood Odyssey: Debunking the Myths of Historical Father Figures

Douglas Gertner is an educator, consultant, author, and activist who has consulted for the Colorado Foundation for Families and Children, the Colorado Fatherhood Connection, Boot Camp for New Dads, The New Fathers Foundation, Family Star Montessori Early Head Start, Mile High Montessori Head Start, Families First of Augusta, Maine, Catholic Charities Head Start, Colorado Family Support Council, Creative Options Early Learning Center, Denver Jewish Community Center Early Childhood Center, Mile High United Way, Summit County Parents as Teachers, Denver Great Kids Head Start, the State of Colorado, Hawaii Fatherhood Coalition, inJoy Films, Shalom Baby and Policy Studies Inc.

Founded in 2000, Doug’s company, Emu Consulting, was named for the large flightless Australian bird that is one of the best fathers in the animal world. (Male emus incubate the eggs and raise their young.)

Doug earned his doctorate from the College of Education, Division of Professional Psychology, at University of Northern Colorado, his masters degree from Teachers College, Columbia University and his bachelors degree from Kenyon College. He has taught at ten colleges and universities in Colorado and Wyoming and lectured, published and consulted widely in the area of gender studies. An avid telemark skier, mountain biker, and fan of live music and Denver sports teams, Doug and his partner Maggie Miller are parents of a son, Jordan, who is eight years old.

Contact Info:
Doug Gertner Ph.D.
Emu Consulting
7949 East 28th Place
Denver, CO 80238