Teaching Through Adversity (Ron Clark Seminar)
by Kerri Felder on 11/28/2011

Ron Clark Seminar and Book Signing


Don't miss this incredible opportunity for teachers and administrators alike!

Ron Clark, renowned educator, award-winning author, and motivational speaker will speak to the West Georgia RESA community on January 2nd, 2012 at 9:00AM. Ron Clark, founder of the Ron Clark Academy  - a SACS/CASI accredited, highly acclaimed, nonprofit middle school that promotes innovation and engages its students through energetic teaching - will present:


Teaching through Adversity - Facing Challenges and Making a Difference

Ron Clark will share his journey from teaching in a low-wealth rural area in North Carolina to the inner-city streets of Harlem in New York City. Along the way, Mr. Clark will share inspirational stories of how his students made outstanding growth in test scores, conducted projects that garnered worldwide attention, and were invited to the White House three separate years to be honor by the President. Mr. Clark was the 2000 Disney American Teacher of the Year, and he has been featured on the Rosie O'Donnell Show and also the Oprah Winfrey Show where Oprah dubbed him her first "Phenomenal Man." Mr. Clark has written two books about his teaching practices, "The 55 Essentials - Life Lessons for Teachers, Parents, Students and the Rest of Us" and "The Excellent Eleven" which outlines qualities and characteristics parents and teachers should have to instill success in their children and students.

Ron Clark will be signing his new book The End of Molasses Classes: Getting our Kids Unstuck

DATE:   January 2, 2012 

9:00AM - 10:30AM    Teaching Through Adversity Seminar 

10:30AM - 11:45AM  Meet and Greet and Book Signing

LOCATION:  Joshua Mabry Performing Arts Center (Carrollton High School), Carrollton, GA

COST:  $40.00

To register, please click here.