Dr. Danny Brassell

Dr. Danny Brassell

Keynote Presenter


Session Time and Location:

8:15 am
Friday, July 28
Room 207/208/209


Affectionately known as “Jim Carrey with a Ph.D.,” Dr. Danny Brassell (www.dannybrassell.com) has held a variety of titles and worked with leaders from a variety of fields and disciplines, but he has always considered himself first and foremost a teacher. He is a best-selling author of 15 books, including Read, Lead & Succeed and The Reading Makeover, based on his popular TEDx talk. A gregarious, sought-after author, speaker and business consultant, Danny is a recognized authority on leadership development, reading, motivation and communication skills. His mission is to bring joy back into education. Thousands, from school districts to association conferences, have enjoyed his energetic, interactive and informative presentations. He has spoken to over 2,000 different audiences worldwide, and since 2003 his website www.lazyreaders.com has been ranked as Google’s #1 online book club for cool, short book recommendations.

Danny’s Sessions

Dare to Differentiate: 50 Terrific Teacher Tricks

Reinvigorate your passion for teaching! Join Danny in this eye-opening session to learn 50 terrific tricks successful teachers have used to stimulate students’ interest in learning. You’ll learn how to incorporate standards without sacrificing fun. And, leave with new songs, games and activities you can immediately put to use in your classroom.

Bringing Joy Back Into Education

Teachers are “kid-people.” They do not teach for the pay or daily accolades from society; they teach because they care about kids. The
standardized testing craze has terrified students and led many great teachers to quit. Come join Danny as he reminds teachers of their importance in the every day development of children. He’ll remind you how to laugh, sing, dance and play in order to bring the joy back into your classroom.