speaking topics

dream.  believe.  achieve.

What is your dream for your school culture and climate?  Through a positive outlook philosophy Melissa will help identify a common dream and help you believe it can happen.  She will leave you with ideas to help you achieve and improve your school culture and climate.

advising the advisory

Are teachers unsure what to do during advisory?  Are teachers seeing this as an extra class to prepare for?  Melissa will show you how to:

  • Build relationships with your students through a positive classroom culture and climate 

  • Implement ideas that make advisory enjoyable 

recognition and rewards 101

Are you getting the results you want from your current recognition?  Learn how to reward the behavior you wish to see in your school as well as recognizing other accomplishments of your staff and students in a new way.

Team work makes the dream work

Are your teams not gelling the way you hoped?  You can't hope a team is going to work together purposefully.  Attendees will leave this interactive session with:

  • ​A better understanding of what team work is

  • How to work together

  • Team Building activities that you can implement immediately

Presentations can be customized to meet your specific needs.  The above topics can be delivered as a: keynote, training or professional development.  Professional development can be offered as 1 hour, half day or full day session.