speaking topics

inspired:moments that matter

As educators we never usually know who we inspire, or when that moment of inspiration will hit.  This talk takes educators on a journey that will help them see they have the power to inspire no matter how much experience they have, what subject they teach or what position they hold.

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. Melissa will show you:

● How to make recognition meaningful and fun for both staff and students
● Ideas for rewards and recognition that don’t break the bank and can be implemented upon your return to school
● How to change the way you think about rewards and recognition

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.