theDeano is a national speaker who provides affordable communication and development training, consulting,
and presentations for colleges, high schools, governing boards, nonprofit organizations, and businesses.
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Workshops for Education
Each of these workshops/presentations lasts approximately one to two hours and can be shortened, combined, modified, or expanded for half-day, full-day, or multi-day retreats. The workshop facilitator is accustomed to running workshops with specific focal points and with examples from a range of subjects. Please contact us at to request information on customized workshops, availability, and pricing. Small school districts are particularly encouraged to submit requests for low-cost options.

Click the links below for information about the following customized workshops:

Colleges and Universities

High School Faculty

High School Students

Workshops for Colleges and Universities
Professional development for faculty and staff is essential, but it’s a tremendous challenge to get faculty to conferences outside of their content areas. Bring your training on-site with the following workshops. More…

Workshops for High School Faculty
High school teachers need engaging, enriching in-service presentations. Forget all of the bad speakers from your past and bring in theDeano to speak to your high school faculty. More…

Workshops for High School Students
Students need opportunities for enriching and engaging pre-college workshops. Information and media literacy, combined with effective writing, are skills in high demand. Consider the following workshops for your students. More…

Ask about customizable workshops and consulting visits and be sure to visit each of the links above to find workshops appropriate for your educational institution.