Conference Key Note Speakers

Joe Beckman

Till360 Consulting

Human Connection Matters. International Speaker and Author, Joe Beckman’s mission has been to RECLAIM HUMAN CONNECTION in school communities throughout the world.  As co-founder of Till360 Consulting, Joe has shared his infectious energy, humor, and passion in over 1,000 school communities throughout the world! Whether it’s an… assembly for students, PD for staff,  SEL videos, or his brand new book Just Look Up; Joe has positively impacted over 1 million people! Joe resides in Minneapolis, MN with his 3 children, and wife Jess.


Joe's keynote address Just Look Up! 5 Life-Saving Phrases EVERY Educator Needs to Hear! combines humor, authenticity, heart, and soul.  Joe Beckman shares five specific phrases he believes all humans need to hear...especially today. The result is a refreshing, authentic, and down-to-earth approach to finding self-worth (Love YOU), resilience (Push Through), confidence (Fail On), joy (Yeah Toast!), and maybe most importantly, human connection (Just Look Up).

Curt Slater

Till360 Consulting

Curt Slater has had the pleasure to work in the U.S public school system for the past 30 years as a paraprofessional, Teacher, Dean of Students, Associate Principal, and Principal (2018 National Distinguished Principal of the Year)  As the co-founder of TILL360 Consulting, Curt now partners with school districts all around the country to support nurturing, positive and engaging environments that support staff, students, families, and communities.

Are You Comfortable in Your Shoes?
We all want to be part of a positive, nurturing, and welcoming environment at work. What role do we play in that journey? Each day we have the chance to make someone’s day a little brighter, but we can’t make that happen unless we have the energy and passion to build relationships with the people around us. Get ready to learn how a few small adjustments to your day can have a huge impact on those around you and ultimately...yourself!


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with your conference registration for just $15. 

Price at conference $20.

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