This workshop will give educators strategies to educate, activate and motivate all students and staff through cultural diversity and healthy relationship building. Many educators' perceptions have become their reality. During this interactive workshop educators and administrators will learn the true depiction of Cultural Diversity along with strategies for Inclusion and relationship building. Educators will receive 4 tips for managing their biases, tools to build positive relationships with students, and strategies and techniques that have been proven to work in school districts around the US. Educators will receive a proven strategy for hidden biases. Administrators will be challenged to self-evaluate their own connection techniques including their thought process to assist in the success of their students and staff. Come and engage in this fun, interactive workshop and receive tools you can use right away.
Robert Jackson began his teaching career 27 years ago in Indianapolis Public Schools after being cut from the NFL Minnesota Vikings. He has become one of the most sought-after speakers in the country, delivering keynote addresses and workshops to educators, administrators, parents and students. Mr. Jackson has written and published 6 books and has written articles for ASCD EL Leadership Magazine. His latest ASCD book, “Becoming the Educator They Need: Strategies, Mindsets, and Beliefs for Supporting Male Black and Latino Students” won the Gold Excel Award for Technical Writing in 2020. He attended Western Kentucky University where he received his BS Degree in Industrial Technology after lettering 4 years in both Football and Track. Mr. Jackson is a Life Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., and the NFL Players Association.