Day, Time: Fridays, 10:45 – 11:45
Location: Computer Room
SPARC REGISTRATION #: 179381
Jackie Bailey is an award-winning international speaker, trainer and mentor. She is the author of SELF Centered Leadership: Becoming Influential, Intentional and Exceptional, a nonfiction book available on Amazon.
Jackie’s awards include:
2011 Excellence in Marketing Award from Toastmasters International
2012 Excellence in Education and Training Award from Toastmasters International
A 2015 semifinalist in the World Championship of Public Speaking, defining her as one of the top 98 speakers of 33,000.
Jackie is the founder and president of Emerald City Consulting and writer of Navigating Your Fishbowl blog. Jackie coaches business owners and individuals to enhance their ability to lead, and helps teams develop more harmonious and productive relationships. She is also a mother of two, and grandmother of four – all while surviving almost 35 years of marriage to her rock star husband, Arny.
You will learn how to craft, develop, and deliver several 3-4 minute speeches about topics you want to speak about. You’ll receive feedback from your peers about your presentation, and you’ll learn how to give feedback to them as well. You’ll also learn how to think on your feet when you’re not prepared. This is called Table Topics, and this activity will strengthen your ability to answer questions that come your way – even if you don’t know the answer! Gain confidence | Discover your message | Speak up!
Required Skills for Students to Be Successful in This Class:
4th grade reading level.
Compliance with Family Rights & Responsibilities.
You’ll be preparing speeches, which will require some writing and practice time outside of class. You’ll come prepared for class so all attendees will benefit.
Parents are welcome to quietly observe. Please arrange with the teacher prior to class.
Please see our Age Variance Policy.