Ron Clark | "America's Educator", NYTimes Best Selling Author, Disney's American Teacher of the Year, and Founder of the Ron Clark Academy

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Ron Clark

"America's Educator", NYTimes Best Selling Author, Disney's American Teacher of the Year, and Founder of the Ron Clark Academy

Ron Clark
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Move Your Bus! Keys to productivity, motivation and success in the workplace!

Teamwork is crucial to the success of any business, and as acclaimed author and speaker Ron Clark illustrates, the members of any team are the key to unlocking success. Imagine a company as a bus filled with people who either help or hinder a team’s ability to move it forward: drivers (who steer the organization), runners (who consistently go above and beyond for the good of the organization), joggers (who do their jobs without pushing themselves), walkers (who are just getting pulled along), and riders (who hinder success and drag the team down). It’s the team leader’s job to recognize how members fall into these categories, encourage them to keep the “bus” moving by working together, and know when it’s time to kick the riders off.

In the tradition of Who Moved My Cheese? and Fish!, Move Your Bus is an accessible and uplifting business parable that illustrates Clark’s expert strategies to maximize the performance of each member of a team. These easy to implement techniques will inspire employees and team leaders alike to work harder and smarter and drive the organization to succeed.

Reboot, Reset and Elevate!

Educators have had a rough few years, but in this dynamic and passionate new keynote, Ron Clark provides inspiration, data-proven strategies and innovative techniques that will fire up educators and equip them with the tools they need to ensure that every child finds success. Through hilarious stories and concrete examples from his own classroom, Ron takes the audience on a fantastic journey that will leave them inspired, informed about new trends in education and ready to reboot, reset and elevate!

Improve Your School's Climate and Culture

People from all over the world visit the Ron Clark Academy to learn how Ron and his team build a successful climate and culture in their school, and in this dynamic and high-energy keynote, Ron will provide the audience with over one hundred ways they can infuse joy, proven strategies and exciting techniques for taking their school to the next level!

"The Aliens is Coming!"

During this keynote focused on the state of education in the world, Ron Clark informs the audience about data trends, test score results and an analysis of his journeys to classrooms and school districts in all 50 states. "The Aliens is Coming," is focused on the challenges we are facing in the American education system, but Ron delivers it in a way that is uplifting, inspiring and filled with hilarity! Educators will leave with concrete examples of how they can improve their teaching methods and their schools, but they will also leave feeling hope and a promise for a new tomorrow.


Ron Clark created the RCA House System in 2007, and during this power-packed keynote he shares successful tools and techniques for either starting your own House System or for taking your current House System to new levels! Whether or not you use RCA's Houses or your own Houses, Ron will show you how to use the House System to motivate your students, engage your business community, work closely with your parents and inspire your staff! The House System is a powerful tool for building a successful climate and culture, and Ron will provide you with everything you need to bring it to life in amazing ways!

Creativity, Passion and Resilience!

Ron Clark shares inspiring stories and key strategies to uplift and motivate all educators. The methods shared will give teachers with the tools to help all of their students achieve high levels of success.

Can be delivered virtually or in-person.

Teaching through Adversity - Facing Challenges and Making a Difference

Ron Clark will share his journey from teaching in a low-wealth rural area in North Carolina to the inner-city streets of Harlem in New York City. Along the way, Mr. Clark will share inspirational stories of how his students made outstanding growth in test scores, conducted projects that garnered worldwide attention, and were invited to the White House three separate years to be honor by the President. Mr. Clark was the 2000 Disney American Teacher of the Year, and he has been featured on the Rosie O'Donnell Show and also the Oprah Winfrey Show where Oprah dubbed him her first "Phenomenal Man." Mr. Clark has written three books about his teaching practices, "The 55 Essentials - Life Lessons for Teachers, Parents, Students and the Rest of Us", “The Excellent Eleven” which outlines qualities and characteristics parents and teachers should have to instill success in their children and students, and "The End of Molasses Classes: Getting Kids Unstuck, 101 Extraordinary Solutions for Parents and Teachers." This book offers the Ron Clark Academy's 101 Innovative and Classroom-Tested Ways for Improving America's Schools and Leading our Children to Greatness.

Creative Practices for Motivating Students, Parents and Co-Workers

Disney 2000 American Teacher of the Year, Ron Clark, will share his best practices and tricks of the trade for getting the most out of challenging and hard to reach students. Clark will use stories from his experiences with his students in Harlem, New York City and examples of award-winning projects they conducted to serve as examples of how to motivate and inspire disinterested students. Mr. Clark will also focus on how to create the ideal classroom and school environment where everyone is respected, appreciated and motivated to perform to the best of their ability.

The Ron Clark Story

Ron Clark shares his personal experiences teaching in North Carolina, Harlem, and at the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta to illustrate his methods for insuring success for every child:

• Educators must use vibrant, innovative techniques to keep the attention of students and make the curriculum come alive for them.
• It is important to insist on civility in the classroom to create an environment that is conducive to learning. Ron will talk about "The End of Molasses Classes" and "The Essential 55" – Innovative ways proven to improve America's classroom as well as simple classroom rules and procedures that instill manners and respect.
• Educators must provide opportunities where students learn that the world is bigger than their own backyard and create a global awareness.

Ron’s presentation is animated, humorous, and leaves the audience inspired to make a difference.

Virtual Keynote
The Keys to Effective, Engaging and Exciting Online Instruction

This keynote focuses on providing inspiration and motivation during COVID-19 and beyond! Ron Clark shares strategies and methods for bringing learning to life in the virtual world. Numerous concrete strategies are shared in humorous and engaging ways that will provide educators with tips for how to have high academic expectations during online instruction.

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