November 7th & 8th
Keith Davis: National Speaker and Former NFL Player – You Were Born a Chooser
Keith learned many lessons about winning and losing over the course of his life. “Winners are different than losers,” he says, “because winners look at what they are going to, while losers look at what they are going through.” His resounding message to students is that with effort, a focus on education and the excellence they already possess, they can be champions.
Kristi Bush: LBSW, National Education Consultant with CAHHS – Crack The Code
Kristi has both a professional and personal appreciation of the power…both positive and negative…. associated with social media. Kristi supports children, teens, parents, teachers and organization with increasing their understanding of the benefits and threats associated with social media. She has developed numerous programs that are designed to ensure children, teens, parents and educators can navigate social media safety and responsibly. Educating and empowering others is her absolute passion.
November 7th: Elementary/Intermediate ONLY
5 Peer Helpers from Foley High School – Enhancing Communication
Understanding your personality style and the personality of others helps you better communicate by understanding each other’s thought process. This interactive session will be a fun and enlightening to all in attendance as we explore the common personality types and the various ways they respond to the same situation.
November 8th: Middle/High ONLY
Jean Downing: Prevention Specialist at Drug Education Council – Think Twice ~ The Real Story about Alcohol, Marijuana & Vaping!
Jean Downing, Prevention Specialist for the Drug Education Council – 2007 to present. Coordinator for the Youth Advisory Board, assists in coordinating the Random Student Drug Testing Program for the Mobile County Public School System, and speaks to groups and organizations of students, young people, parents and other adults in our Community about the serious and dangerous consequences of substance abuse. Her goal is to make a positive difference in the lives of youth and families in our Community using current facts and scientific information that will truly empower everyone to make smart choices in challenging situations.