Dr. Adolph Brown has a gift to reach people and can successfully incorporate and convey the goals and objectives of any organization or conference in his keynote address.

Keynote-originally meant the fundamental point of a speech, today refers to the main speech or featured spots at a meeting, to the entire convention in the main room.

(Most Presentations have Parts II & III involving more In-depth Coverage and Exploration of Topics)

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Civic Engagement/Service Learning

Civic Engagement/Service-Learning

Civic Engagement Speaker/Service-Learning Speakers…Learning Beyond The Classroom™

Doc helps twenty-first century educators faced with the "Service-Learning" task of preparing students to be proficient in their academic disciplines within the broader context of a global society. Doc explores the dynamics of successful engaged learning based on the effective partnerships between students, faculty, community, agencies, administrators, disciplines, and more. He focuses on relevant examples and how theories and practices can inform and improve such partnerships, connections, civic engagement and collaborations.

  1. Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of this program the attendees will gain the following:

  2. Obtain relevant insight into the importance of educating service-learning students about stakeholder involvement and how that involvement ultimately affects both the community and those serving in the community.
  3. Become familiar with the discussion of the significance of service learning and student involvement in eradicating the societal problem of the achievement gap in our nation’s schools.
Students, faculty, community, agencies, administrators, disciplines, and more.

Service Is Learning.™ Celebrating Promising Connections!

Doc demonstrates the positive impact on the community through experiences centered on service-learning, volunteerism, and civic engagement.  He shows how service-learning and civic engagement are powerful and promising prevention and intervention tools in helping  to close the achievement gap in schools and communities across America. 

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this program the attendees will gain the following:

1.  Knowledge to incorporate civic values of character, leadership, diversity appreciation, "giving back," and individual accountability & responsibility into youth programming.

2.  Role-modeling on how to implement positive behavioral supports to replace antisocial behaviors evident in today's youth culture. 

Faculty, students, non-profit partners, professional development (training & technical assistance), and specialized leadership service programming for students.

If You Only Knew Me…You Would Understand.™

Blind Spots and Biases are hidden forces that shape our opinions, attitudes, perceptions and decisions about others. This interactive dynamic and fun presentation will address the shortcuts that create our mental blind spots.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program the attendees will gain the following:

1.  Provide motivation and knowledge that will help attendees remain focused, motivated and inspired to overcome faulty personal beliefs, prior expectations, and anchors.

2.  Reinforce character development foundation interwoven in all aspects of one's life.

Appropriate for groups working with young people and/or diverse populations
Fundraiser, Fundraising Speaker


Doc Puts “FUN” Into Fundraising!

Doc uses music & motivation to move audience participants to give abundantly to your cause.  Doc is widely known for “Dancing Through The Storms” at inspirational events, but he is best known for “Making It Rain!Laughing faceat fundraising events.

As an educator and entrepreneur who owns several businesses, Doc has used his networking and his businesses to generate hundred of thousands of dollars through fundraising events that have directly benefited non-profit organizations, military members and their families. Doc certainly puts the "FUN" into fundraising!

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program the sponsors will gain the following:

1. Fundraising!

2. Friend-raising!

Nonprofit Organizations, Faith Communities, Civic Activities, & Military Benefited Functions

Technology Is Our Friend! Using Technology to Make Connections In & Beyond the Classroom™

Technology is our friend, not our foe. The possibilities now with technology are endless – students and educators now have the opportunities to develop real and meaningful relationships with each other and with students from all over the world.  These relationships have the power to defy the barriers of age, race, economics and geography.  The goal of this session is to inspire and encourage teachers and administrators to engage their students in classroom and global collaborative projects, using Information and Communication Technologies such as web pages, wikis, blogs, collaborative classroom space, web casts, video conferencing and email.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Establish beneficial and inspirational connections for students and teachers with each and other students from all over the world.
  2. Provide engaging and highly motivating projects whereby students use higher order and critical thinking skills.  

Administrators & Educators