Onsite Workshops and Keynote Presentations

Premiere training at your school!

Ride the tidal-wave of positive energy that is improving the way administrators and teachers lead, students work, and how schools function. What would you give to have engaged, positive, teachers working collectively to achieve the vision that you’ve set forth for the school?

Bring Jon Gordon’s best selling books, principles and premiere training to your school. Our facilitators deliver innovative workshops that develop positive, engaged leaders and teachers. Through a highly active delivery style, our trainers will enhance teacher engagement and learning Generating an immediate and positive impact as well as creating long-term sustainable change is the goal for each workshop.

 We also offer workshops to student organizations that apply many of the same principles mentioned above only tailored to the group’s specific needs and audience. Students find out first hand what it takes to become part of the next generation of leaders.

What would you say to someone considering to attend one of the Leadership Tour Workshops?

  • “Get ready to get out of any box and say YES to positive school leadership!!”
  • “Come with an open heart and prepared to be amazed! This workshop not only provided valuable information but motivated me to shift my mindset and take action! Thank you!”
  • “This training helps participants to reflect on current culture and practices to start the process of developing the desired culture.”
  • “Extremely informative with tons of ideas on building and creating a positive environment.”
  • “They Must check it out! I want to get information to bring this to my campus.”
  • “Very applicable and motivating.”
  • “I would say it’s definitely something every leader should participate in. It gave me hope and allowed me to remember my purpose.”
  • “It was a motivating and gratifying experience.”

Niki Spears

Co-Founder and Chief Energy Officer of The Energy Bus for Schools Leadership Journey.

As a former administrator, educator, and change leader, Niki shares her passion and enthusiasm for creating positive school culture based on shared Leadership – this includes students as young as 5 years of age. Niki is leading the charge to develop positive schools and student leaders and is touring around the country sharing how positive leadership can transform classrooms, schools and communities.

SPEAKING TOPICS

  • Leadership
  • Positive Culture
  • Build A Winning Team
  • Schools/Students

The Energy Bus for Schools Leadership JourneyChief Relationship Officers/Facilitators present relevant and motivational presentations and workshops that fascinate learners while engaging them in reflective, practical exercises that will enhance both their personal and professional lives. Each Relationship Officer/Facilitator believes in building strong, supportive relationships to ensure each district, school, and team member has a positive learning experience. Each Relationship Officer/Facilitator brings forth their own unique gifts, strengths, and stories to inspire and engage audiences around the world.

To request one of our Chief Relationship Officers/Facilitators for your next event, please visit our connect page

Rennie Curran

Chief Relationship Officer/EB Facilitator

Rennie is a speaker, author, musician, and multiple award winning American football linebacker who uses his platform as a professional athlete empowering audiences to overcome obstacles, stay ahead of the competition, and reach their full potential. His experiences of overcoming many circumstances to reach his dream of becoming a 3rd round draft pick in the NFL gives him a unique perspective on what it takes to handle adversity and maximize opportunities while having a positive impact on others.

Rennie has been counseling and inspiring people for many years. In 2013 he published a motivational self-help book entitled ‘Free Agent’ The Perspectives of a Young African American Athlete’. He has been featured on Fox Sports, USA Today, ESPN College Gameday and The Huffington Post.

When Rennie is not training or speaking, he is usually catching up on one his favorite hobbies: music. He grew up playing the piano, drums, and viola. He is also a philanthropist who spends lots of time giving back through several organizations including: Boys and Girls Club, Gifted Foundation, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, MAP Foundation and many more. He resides in Atlanta, GA and has one daughter who keeps him on his toes!

Eddie Damian

Chief Relationship Officer/EB Facilitator

Eddie Damian is a Senior Consultant with Fort Bend ISD in Sugar Land, TX. He is instrumental in creating effective components of leadership development frameworks and leadership programs for district leaders. He is the founder of My Campus Goal Board LLC, a goal tracking and management website that assists teachers in more easily reaching their educational goals.

Eddie has served as a teacher, athletic coach, assistant principal, and principal and in executive level board positions for the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association. Eddie is known for building collaborative solutions and getting results while keeping children in the forefront.

Gregory M. Goins, Ed.D.

Chief Relationship Officer/EB Facilitator

Dr. Greg Goins is a veteran school leader with 15 years of experience as a school district superintendent throughout southern Illinois. He is also the host of The Goin’ Digital Show, a podcast that features many of the nation’s top school leaders, authors, film makers and innovators in K-12 education. The Goin’ Digital Show is a member of the Education Podcast Network.

Dr. Goins is also an Associate Professor in Educational Leadership and specializes in leadership theory, school and community relations and the principalship. He previously served as the Chairman of the Illinois Beta Club Council, representing the state for three years as a member of the National Beta Club Board of Directors. Beta Club is the nation’s largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization with a mission to promote the principles of academic achievement, leadership, character and community service for more than 450,000 active members.

As a Connected Educator, Dr. Goins is a popular keynote speaker and presenter who delivers a passionate message about the importance of creating Future Ready Schools for a new generation of digital kids.

Christy Launius

Chief Relationship Officer/EB Facilitator

Christy has devoted her life to spreading joy and positivity through building productive relationships. Christy chronicles her personal journey while imparting witty jewels of joy in her blog, “Transparent Me.” Daily, she carries out her mission of inspiring joy in future generations, using music as a tool to motivate, encourage and develop creativity in over 800 students as an elementary music teacher in Cabot Public Schools.

She recently achieved one of her lifelong dreams with the publication her first inspirational book entitled “Seek Pray Grow” and currently drafting the second edition.

Christy earned a B.A. in Music Education from Arkansas Tech University and is a Master Teacher with eighteen years of experience in Arkansas and Texas. She is honored to have been a team member of the pilot program for the Energy Bus Schools Leadership Journey!

Cleveland Mouton

Chief Relationship Officer/EB Facilitator

Cleveland Mouton is an award-winning Educator, Master Teacher, and Change Agent. Cleveland believes in empowering students and adult learners so that they are leaders of their own learning. Cleveland enjoys building positive relationships and inspiring others through his innovative ideas and ability to take on new challenges with a positive attitude. 

Cleveland’s diverse background and experience give him the unique ability to make special connections with students and educators from all over the world. He is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe, where he received his Bachelor’s in Elementary Education, his Master’s in Educational Leadership, and his second Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. Cleveland believes that The Energy Bus for Schools Leadership Journey will help him fulfill his desire of growing leaders at all levels. Cleveland currently resides in Houston, Texas where he is an educator at Fort Bend Independent School District.

Cindy Ward

Chief Relationship Officer/EB Facilitator

Chief Relationship Officer/Trainer for the Energy Bus for Schools Leadership Journey, Cindy Ward is an award-winning Master Teacher and enthusiastic Campus Administrator with over 20 years of experience in education. Cindy thrives in diverse settings: low-income schools, bilingual settings, and at-risk populations while generating high levels of student growth. Cindy’s life work addresses climate change in every educational setting (K-12) through building relationships with students, teachers, parents, and administrators to ensure a sound ecosystem of learning.

Cindy, a first generation college graduate, earned her Bachelors of Science from Texas A&M University in Interdisciplinary Studies and Masters of Education from Lamar University. Joining the Energy Bus for Schools Leadership Journey is a dream come true for her. Cindy ignites passengers with her optimism! She establishes and maintains positive, productive environments and proudly prepares for the ride ahead. Currently, a resident of Schertz, TX, she and her husband have raised 5 children and live only 8 minutes from their first grandchild!

 

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