Our experts have presented at more than 1,000 districts to over one million educators and students. Select each expert to learn more.

Pat Donohue

Pat Donohue

Social Emotional Learning Workshops
and PD

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Dr. Johanna Even

Dr. Johanna Even

English Learner Success Workshops
and PD

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Mawi Asgedom

Mawi Asgedom

Keynotes
and Conferences

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Pat Donohue

Pat Donohue

DIRECTOR OF TRAINING

Pat Donohue helps districts increase the success of all students with professional development focused on Social Emotional Learning, Growth Mindset, and positive school culture. Pat has served in schools as a teacher, administrator, varsity baseball coach, and as a district-wide lead for Staff Development.

Pat provides high-impact professional development that helps districts:

  • Build the capacity of all educators to teach Social Emotional Learning
  • Drive student achievement through Growth Mindset Training
  • Create safe and welcoming communities for all students

Districts can engage Pat in professional development that runs throughout the year or just for a day.

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Dr. Johanna Even

DIRECTOR OF ENGLISH LEARNER IMPACT

Dr. Johanna Even helps districts increase the success of English Learners through high-impact professional development. An educator of more than 25 years, Dr. Even has been a principal in schools in Arizona, Texas, and Massachusetts, and served as a classroom teacher and instructional coach. She holds undergraduate and doctorate degrees from Harvard University.

Dr. Even provides professional development that helps districts:

  • Increase the capacity of all staff to drive EL success
  • Create equitable practices for English Learners
  • Increase the achievement of English Learners through Social Emotional Learning

Districts can engage Johanna in professional development and consulting that runs throughout the year or just for a day.

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Mawi Asgedom

Mawi Asgedom

FOUNDER

Since graduating from Harvard, where he gave the commencement address, Mawi has spoken to more than one million people and delivered keynotes at conferences across the world. Mawi will uplift your audience, equip them with proven leadership and success principles, and energize them to achieve at new levels.

Contact us to learn more about bookings for keynote and conference opportunities

Past Clients Include:

Conference Keynotes

  • New Teacher Center’s National Symposium on Teacher Induction
  • TESOL International Conference (3,000 educators)
  • Illinois Association of School Boards 2016 Conference
  • American School Counselors Association (ASCA) (3,000 School Counselors)
  • Harvard School of Education Principals Summit
  • Wisconsin Association of Superintendents
  • International Quest Conference; York, Canada
  • American Camp Association

Higher Ed

  • Albion College
  • Benedictine College
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College
  • College of DuPage
  • Duke University
  • Florida International University
  • Miami University (Ohio)
  • Northwestern University
  • Princeton University
  • University of Iowa

High Schools

  • Taipei American School, Taiwan
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • KIPP Schools
  • The Latin School, Chicago
  • Lakeside School, Seattle, WA
  • Noble Charter School Network
  • St. Paul Public Schools
  • New Trier High School, Winnetka
  • Concept Schools

Four Popular Speech Types

Conference Keynotes

You have worked incredibly hard to organize your conference and deserve a professional speaker who will energize your attendees, create a positive tone, and provide powerful application points. As a seasoned keynoter of over 20 years, Mawi will exhilarate your audience with his trademarked blend of humor, storytelling, and penetrating insight. Great for: Administrator conferences, statewide conferences, national and international conferences.

Opening School Year

The beginning of the year gives you a rare opportunity to set a powerful tone for your staff and anchor positivity and collaboration into the DNA of your school culture. Since 1999, Mawi has delivered hundreds of opening day keynotes with consistent, outstanding results. Reserve your date now as the demand can be very high in August and September. Can also be delivered at Institute Days throughout the year.

Summer Administrators Training

The summer provides a unique opportunity for administrators to acquire new tools to enhance their leadership. Mawi will work with you to deliver powerful training to support your leaders so they can lead at higher levels and deliver greater impact. Great for: Summer Principal Training, Leadership Team Training, Teacher Leader Institutes.

 

One Book, One Community

Many communities such as Philadelphia, Green Bay, and smaller towns and individual schools as far away as Taiwan have done a One Book, One Community read with Mawi’s memoir or other books.  Mawi’s presentation and Q & A will deepen the impact on your entire community. Often done as a collaboration between a library and school district, with special time for PD, a student presentation, and community session.

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