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Soul Food with Kim Bearden

October 20, 2018 | 9a - 11:30a

Carver Professional Development Center | 2671 Carver Road | Gambrills, MD 21054

Members: $30 | Non-Members: $45 (included 1 year membership to Learning Forward Maryland)

Kim Bearden

"Soul Food" with Kim Bearden

Join Learning Forward Maryland for breakfast and "soul food" with Kim Bearden. Kim Bearden is the co-founder, executive director, and language arts teacher at the highly-acclaimed Ron Clark Academy, an innovative middle school and educator training facility in Atlanta. Over the past twenty-nine years, she has been a teacher, instructional lead teacher, curriculum director, school board member, staff development trainer, and middle school principal.

Spend the morning learning innovative ways to engage students, promote academic rigor, and create a climate and culture that promotes success. Kim Bearden will share inspiration from her book, Talk to Me: Find the Right Words to Inspire, Encourage, and Get Things Done. Her honest reflections and six effective communication principles will empower you to develop rapport, gain respect, support others, engage listeners, develop insight, and increase productivity. In a world desperate for kindness and understanding, gain the strategies you need to use your words to show others that you care.

Ensuring Equity and Excellence for Every Child
October 24, 2018 | 10:00 AM EDT - 3:00 PM EDT | National Harbor, MD
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