Raising The Bar and Impacting Lives …….. Educational Training That Counts!
Demand is sharp for quality, cost-effective professional development training. Our professional development training addresses a range of challenges with solutions, such as increasing test scores and better classroom management. We help teachers and students by addressing relevant topics and delivering a powerful message through personal stories, interactive games, challenges, humor, competition and prizes.
Our Range of Services includes:
Educational Training (K-12)
Daniel Geske & Company’s educational training specializes in helping teachers teach more, discipline less and increase test scores. We help teachers gain the support of parents and motivate students to make smarter choices, while addressing relevant topics in a relatable context. Our partnership with Time To Teach, allows your teachers to earn up to 3 graduate credits towards professional development or advancement, through Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system.
Professional Development Training
Our dynamic professional development workshops are taught by experienced classroom teachers and motivational speakers. We use personal stories, colorful anecdotes, engaging activities and humor to engage your teachers. Teachers can earn up to 3 graduate level professional development credits, with our 1 or 2 day seminars. These credits are often used for professional advancement, such as salary increment steps and re-certification. Contact us for more information.
Topics addressed include:
- How to eliminate repeated warnings and multiple requests
- How to be “proactive”, rather than “reactive”
- How to avoid power struggles
- How to use powerful prompting techniques
- Classroom management and arrangement
Student Outreach Program
Our Student Outreach Program is one of a kind! We take a personal approach to understanding which topics are important to you and relevant to your students. We then develop a custom-tailored presentation, unique to your school, and delivered by a motivational speaker. Our trainers are experienced student motivators and communicate with students on their level, through the use of anecdotes and humor. Contact us for more information.
All topics are custom designed and may include, but not limited to:
- Bullying/Cyber Bullying
- Social Media
- Stress and Peer Pressure
- Teen Pregnancy
- Drug Abuse and Gangs
30% Decrease EVERY Year The number of student referrals in our middle school has dropped 30% on average, every year over the past three years. It is because of the strategies shared with me that I can say with pride, "Every day I teach!" –Keith Johnson, Teacher/Technology Director, Reading Community Schools, Michigan
Beck Academy Reduces Discipline Referrals 82% Campus-Wide The training provided a discipline system that sets predetermined boundaries with a positive approach. Students are accountable for their actions. It is built on a mutual respect for the teacher and student that ensures that teachers can teach and students can learn. It creates a positive classroom environment. –Dr. Brodie Bricker, Principal, Beck Academy
Only Two Discipline Referrals in Six Weeks! During my first two years as principal of Clark Street Elementary School, we experienced over 300 office referrals and over 150 out-of-school suspensions! This year we fully implemented the seminar strategies and so far we have only had two office referrals in six weeks! –John Hargrove, Principal, Clark Street Elementary, North Carolina
Decrease in Suspensions and Increase in Test Scores! Lawton Public Schools is a lower socioeconomic school district in Oklahoma that services 17,000 Pre-K through 12th grade students; over half of which are minority. Twenty-nine of our thirty-five schools were trained using these strategies, affecting more than 11,000 children. Following training, we experienced a 16% decrease in suspensions and office referrals, and a dramatic decrease in pupil enrollment for Behavior Intervention and Behavior Disorder classes. We have also seen a 9% increase in test scores and none of our schools are on the school improvement list for No Child Left Behind. –Billy Davis, Executive Director Elementary Education, Lawton Public Schools, Oklahoma
Referrals Reduced by 62%! At Lompoc Valley Middle School, the referral numbers for class disruption were reduced by 62% using the seminar strategies, and Lompoc High School's referral numbers were lower than those of the rival high school for the first time ever. –Carrie Chase, High School Counselor, Lahainaluna High School, Hawaii
In-House Suspensions Cut in Half! Pioneer Continuation High School has our district's highest number of at-risk 11th and 12th grade students. Using the seminar blueprint, we saw school suspensions drop from 39% to 18% over a three year period, in-house suspensions cut in half, and significant increases in passing rates on the California High School Exit Exam and other student achievement measures. Overall, the school has experienced a positive, systemic cultural change. –Elisabeth Prigmore, Principal, Pioneer Continuation High School, California