Keynote & Workshop Topics on Creating the New Paradigm & Culture
(Each keynote has an accompanying workshop if desired).
CREATING SAFE & CONNECTED SCHOOLS & COMMUNITIES
Before any learning can take place, a safe environment must be in place. You'll discover how schools and students across North America have begun to create safe environments, how "out of the box" approaches from wellness rooms, to the "Granny Effect," students as front line responders, and other strategies can bring a higher sense of safety to the school. Whether a keynote or workshop everyone leaves with a plan.
Consistently rated "outstanding" this presentation provides inspiring and creative approaches to school and community change.
THE 7 BASIC ASSETS AND CREATING A THRIVING SCHOOL & COMMUNITY
In this keynote you'll discover the ten key characteristics of all great schools and staff. Drawing from research from the Gallup Organization and Search Institute on the importance of a strength or asset based approach you'll see how youth as participants, parents as players, and how service and roles at school lowers high risk behaviors. Participants will discover how focusing on “small changes” improves attendance, grades, and even test scores! This presentation is guaranteed to leave participants affirmed for the great practices they are already implementing, and have them inspired to begin a new school year, or encouraged to adopt practices once the school year is in session.
This keynote/workshop has been delivered to 100's of schools and applauded for its heart warming stories, research, and practical approach.
YOUTH TRANSFORMING THE CULTURE
What's our most underutilized resource? Our kids!!Train up to 50 students (you pick the grade levels, 4th to 12th grade) and let’s get our kids changing the school and community environment. Students will discover how they are the key to transforming their school and community environments through service, small acts of kindness, and be encourage by a range of real-life inspiring examples. They'll also learn key leadership principles from the bestselling book "Good to Great," form teams and create goals to become positive change agents. At the conclusion they'll be asked the 3 Big Questions: