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Dr. John W. Hodge is president and co-founder of Urban Learning and Leadership Center (ULLC), an organization focused on student achievement and reduction of the achievement gap. He has served as a reading teacher, English teacher, AVID teacher, Assistant Principal and... View More

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A High Energy Message As a renowned professional speaker, author and television personality, Les Brown has risen to national prominence by delivering a high energy message which tells people how to shake off mediocrity and live up to their greatness. It is a message Les... View More

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Known to many as "America's Educator," Ron Clark is the 2000 Disney American Teacher of the Year, a two-time New York Times Bestselling author, the subject of a television movie and the founder of The Ron Clark Academy. Ron is regularly featured on network and cable... View More

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Kim Bearden is the cofounder, executive director, and language arts teacher at the highly-acclaimed Ron Clark Academy, an innovative middle school and educator training facility in Atlanta. Over the past nine years, over 36,000 educators from around the world have visited... View More

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CARLTON S. ASHBY is a native of Long Island, New York. He was raised by his two beautiful parents, Mr. & Mrs. Vincent C. Ashby. Carlton attended Hampton University and earned a degree in Early Childhood Education. After a decade of teaching, Mr. Ashby went on to earn a... View More

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Monica is on a mission to passionately and enthusiastically empower educators to excel in their career. She believes whether you are a classroom teacher, education leader, student, or parent, everybody who walks into a school deserves to love their experiences! Monica is... View More

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Every successful organization needs a driver, a leader who keeps it focused, hones its vision and nurtures it as a way of developing and maximizing its potential. For aha! Process, Inc., that person is its founder, Dr. Ruby K. Payne. Ruby has been involved with education... View More

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Jon Gordon's best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by numerous NFL, NBA, MLB coaches and teams, Fortune 500 companies, school districts, hospitals and non-profits. He is the author of... View More

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Nika Maples, a native Texan, never thought she would become a teacher. By her sophomore year in college everything changed … In 1994, a lupus-induced stroke left Nika quadriplegic. She could not speak, swallow, or blink. In intensive care, she listened as physicians... View More

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North Carolina
"I am a teacher at heart. My goal is to inspire and energize audiences with ideas and possibilities that will challenge them to expand their perceptions of teaching and learning and dare to consider our professional future with optimism and excitement." - David Warlick ... View More

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Delaware
"Every child needs someone to be crazy about them." These are the words of Salome Thomas-EL, award-winning teacher and principal, and nationally recognized educator. They shape his life-long commitment to answering the question, "How do we ensure that every child achieves... View More

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An original Freedom Writer whose story is told in part in the 2007 hit movie, Freedom Writers, Manny Scott has energized almost two million leaders, educators, volunteers, and students worldwide with his authentic, inspiring messages of hope. Speaking to over 125 groups a... View More

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Todd Nesloney (often referred to as @TechNinjaTodd) is the Principal/Lead Learner at a PreK-5 school in Texas. He is an award winning author for his work in co-authoring "Kids Deserve It!" and "Flipping 2.0: Practical Strategies for Flipping Your Class" as well as his... View More

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Michigan
I have seen time and time again a hidden brilliance in the students I encounter in my classroom. For too long this brilliance has been stifled by a system that represses creativity and innovation with rows, textbooks, and lectures. But I am part of a tribe of people... View More

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New York
Former Bronx teacher, social entrepreneur and crowdfunding pioneer, Charles Best is a gripping storyteller and nationally recognized innovator. Charles stands at the intersection of education, philanthropy and technology. His personal story demonstrates that one person... View More

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Sonya Jones captured the attention and hearts of viewers with her positive outlook, tremendous work ethic and upbeat attitude during her tenure on NBC’s TV Show The Biggest Loser. Sonya was the only female finalist in the show’s 16th season and lost the show by only .01%,... View More

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Jim Morris' Cinderella story is testimony to the power of dreams and their ability to inspire and transform human life. His story is the subject of the blockbuster film from Walt Disney, "The Rookie," starring Dennis Quaid which won the ESPY for Sports Film of the Year. ... View More

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Born in a small country town west of Nashville, Joe Bradford grew up in great poverty along with his grandmother, mother and sister. He rarely heard from his father. As the years passed, Joe’s life became increasingly turbulent – experiencing the entrapment of poverty,... View More

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“If audiences are not having fun, then the important message got lost.” A three time Emmy Nominee and Golden Globe award winning actress, singer and motivational speaker, Ann Jillian is an accomplished performer in all areas of show business. She has starred in 25 motion... View More

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Living with Tourette Syndrome can be a challenge, but Brad Cohen believes he has overcome his disability by living life to its fullest. Brad has been a highly respected teacher for 14 years. Brad is currently the Assistant Principal at Addison Elementary School in Cobb... View More

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Ron Large is an author, consultant, school leader and dynamic presenter. His powerful and passionate message on building relationships, creating climate, engaging students, and what it takes to be an irreplaceable teacher, has influenced and empowered thousands of... View More

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Jessica Cox was born without arms. The doctors do not know why she was born “differently-abled.” But she does. Jessica has made achievements with her feet that most people only dream of. Now she shares her story with people around the world. Born in 1983 in Sierra Vista,... View More

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Dedra Stafford is an internationally known speaker, trainer, and author in Education. She is a former middle-level teacher and district professional development specialist who now consults and provides staff development in social and emotional learning, classroom... View More

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Hailed by a New York Times reporter as "someone who has quietly become one of the most influential people in America," Andy Andrews is an internationally known speaker and author. Among his New York Times bestsellers are the classic novels, The Traveler's Gift and The... View More

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A highly-regarded urban public school educator in New Jersey for over twenty years, Principal Baruti Kafele distinguished himself in the classroom and as a school leader. As an elementary school teacher in East Orange, NJ, Principal Kafele was selected as the East Orange... View More