Speaking Engagements

Chad Foster

 

Student Assemblies

Chad Foster

Chad Foster has spoken to more than 700,000 middle school and high school students across America. His unique ability to connect with young people from all walks of life enables Chad to convince students to pursue dreams, communicate effectively, value education, explore careers, and give back to their communities. Chad's unique ability to blend critical messages into entertaining stories is why he is one of America's most sought-after speakers for inspiring middle and high school students. His engaging style and kid-cool wit make him an extremely effective messenger.

In most cases, prior to Chad's entertaining but powerful presentation, all students in attendance are given a copy of one of Chad's best-selling books, Teenagers Preparing for the Real World and/or Financial Literacy for Teens. This is their book to keep, to read, and to share with siblings and parents. Chad's presentation can focus on either student book topic.

With book in hand, the students can begin to put a face with a name with a speaker. Chad arrives early for the presentation to sign the students' books. This always creates great excitement and, for most students, this will be the only book they ever own that has been signed by the author.

The critical messages of Chad's speech are further reinforced when the students read his nationally acclaimed books. The books are the perfect follow-up to Chad's motivational presentation.

Chad Foster's appearance at a school or student conference is more than just a quick motivational speech. It is an event that is remembered by those in attendance for years to come. It is a presentation with solid follow-up that will impact young people of all ages and from all walks of life.

Note: Speaking fees for Chad Foster's keynote, workshop, and student assembly presentations will be waived for clients who make the minimum required product purchase. Email Chad at [email protected] or call 706.342.9189 for details.

 

Educator Conference Keynotes

Chad Foster

Chad Foster is well known for his unique ability to entertain educator audiences of all sizes while delivering messages of critical substance. Chad's nationally-acclaimed keynote presentations have been delivered to more than 250,000 educators and administrators nationwide. Engaging, relevant topics, Will Your Students be Educated…or Just Prepared? and 21st Century Skills for 21st Century Students are two educator favorites. Chad's unique ability to blend real world wisdom with humor and substance has drawn rave reviews from audiences across the country. Treat your conference attendees to a powerful, entertaining presentation by one of America's most sought-after keynote speakers. Story-teller extraordinaire, Chad brings a refreshing perspective to the stage as he inspires and challenges educators and administrators to fully prepare all students for their inevitable destination - the world of work.

Note: Speaking fees for Chad Foster's keynote, workshop, and student assembly presentations will be waived for clients who make the minimum required product purchase. Email Chad at [email protected] or call 706.342.9189 for details.

 

Professional Development Workshops

Chad Foster

21st Century Skills for 21st Century Students - W101

Chad Foster is now offering half-day and full-day 21st Century Skills workshops for educators and administrators. Powerfully making the case for students to enter the world of work with marketable skills while, at the same time, reinforcing the power and value of knowledge Chad has created a formula for success that works for students from all walks of life.

These engaging hands-on workshops will address a multitude of essential 21st century skills that employers have deemed necessary for workplace success. Attendees will walk away with resources, used in 850 schools nationwide that can make an immediate impact on all students. Perfect for school-wide staff development and summer professional development.

This workshop is available as a half-day or full-day presentation addressing any or all of the 21st century skills listed below.

  • Financial Literacy
  • Tolerance/Diversity
  • Business Literacy
  • Time Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Technology Literacy
  • People Skills
  • Learning Styles
  • Choices/Consequences

 

Teenagers Preparing for the Real World - W102

See, first hand, why 4,500 classrooms nationwide have implemented Chad Foster's dynamic curricula as he presents a fast-paced, interactive workshop for educators on preparing students for their inevitable destination - the real world of work.

This entertaining session will focus on vital skills needed to succeed in the ever-changing workplace - public speaking, networking, people skills, questioning skills, writing, reading and listening skills - all under the umbrella of career exploration and preparation.

Attendees of this professional development workshop will come away with a clear understanding of the difference between education and preparation and the vital need for both. Attendees will leave the workshop fully equipped to integrate the 10-day project based short course into any existing class or advisory period.

This workshop is available as a 90-minute or half-day presentation. Half-day presentations include a motivational keynote as part of the professional development workshop.

Financial Literacy for Teens - W103

Experience the power of this dynamic project-based strategy that will forever change the way your students think about money. Chad Foster will present multiple projects/activities that can be used in any classroom to prepare students to successfully make, manage, multiply and protect their hard-earned money. This interactive session will focus on credit card debt, needs vs. wants, secrets to saving, multiplying money, internet scams, and insurance essentials. Come away with a vital dose of financial wisdom that will help all students avoid the pitfalls that are all too common with young people today.

This workshop is available as a 90-minute or half-day presentation. Half-day presentations include a motivational keynote as part of the professional development workshop.

Preparing for the Real World / Financial Literacy - Combo Workshop- W104

This is a two-for-one professional development special. This 3-hour presentation includes a Teenagers Preparing for the Real World workshop and a Financial Literacy for Teens workshop, as well as a book signing for all attendees. Hang on to your seat as Chad Foster, author of both of these best-selling books/curricula, entertains and informs in a way that few presenters can do. Attendees will come away with knowledge and resources that will refresh and rejuvenate even the most burned out educator. Treat your staff to an experience that will empower every educator who is committed to preparing, as well as educating, their students.

This workshop is available as a half-day presentation only and includes an introductory motivational keynote presentation.

Note:Speaking fees for Chad Foster's keynote, workshop, and student assembly presentations will be waived for clients who make the minimum required product purchase. Email Chad at [email protected] or call 706.342.9189 for details.

 

For more information please send email to [email protected] or call (706) 342-9189.