Keynote: Blaine County Schools Convention
Sun Valley, Idaho
Keynote: Child Abuse Prevention Conference
Keynote: Idaho School Superintendents Convention
Keynote: Opening School Session
West Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Kenote: Sherman Native American Convention
Keynote: Professional Learning Conference
Burnaby School District, Vancouver, Canada
Keynote/workshop: Pennsylvania School Boards Convention
Keynote/workshop: Arizona School Administrators
Keynote Address: Greater Edmonton Teachers Convention
Keynote Address: National Dropout Prevention Convention
San Jose, California
Keynote Address: Janesville Teachers and School Administrators
Keynote Address: Teaching and Learning Conferences for Educators and Community
Keynote Address: Convention for Arkansas Administrators
Little Rock, Arkansas
Keynote Address: Convention for Peel School Administrators
Keynote Address: Annual Convention for the National Indian School Boards Convention
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Keynote Addresses: Texas Elementary and Secondary Principals Conventions
Keynote Address: Missouri Principals Convention
ADDRESS NO. 1
TITLE: THE PROBLEM ISN'T TEACHERS
Stories, humor, and metaphors. This address will make you angry, make you cry and provoke laughter. In this address, Dr. Golarz, will identify and expose the real villains crushing public education and at the same time reaffirm the dignity, importance, and value of the American school teacher. This address normally runs about 60 minutes.
ADDRESS NO. 2
TITLE: WHO TENDS TO THE CAREGIVERS
This keynote was first given in 2002 in North Carolina to a state convention for law enforcement and protective service personnel. Using stories and humor this keynote focuses on the critical need to address the all-too-often unmet needs of caregivers. Caregivers of all kinds will find the message of this address inspirational and overdue. To give one's all without recognition makes labor of the act and disheartens the caregiver. Acknowledgment or a kind word, can and does make all the difference.
ADDRESS NO. 3
TITLE: I"LL NEVER LOOK AT YOU AGAIN AS "LESS THAN" SO THAT YOU CAN FOREVER SEE THE "MORE THAN" OF YOURSELF
This keynote address is filled with stories, humor, and metaphors and focuses upon the power of believing in students and staff. This keynote address normally runs about 60 minutes.
ADDRESS NO. 4
TITLE: THE AFFECTIVE DOMAIN OF EFFECTIVE SCHOOLS
The real power and influence of schooling and schools can elude traditional measurements. Yet, such power and influence endures in us all. Using stories, humor, and metaphors, Dr. Golarz will reaffirm the deeper purposes of schools and schooling. This address runs 55 to 70 minutes.
ADDRESS NO. 5
TITLE: THE WIT AND WISDOM OF SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
This keynote address is filled with stories, humor, and illustrations, and focuses upon the realities of schools as organizations. Included in this address is a focus upon the art of teaching. This keynote runs about 60 minutes.
ADDRESS NO. 6
TITLE: TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP
Organizations that have sustained change have more than likely experienced transformational leadership--leadership that has incorporated dignity, morality, vision, and a commitment to growth. Using stories, humor, and metaphors, Dr. Golarz will reveal such a leadership path. This keynote normally runs either 60 minutes or two 50 minute