Dr. Carolyn Conklin

Speaking/Consultation Areas: Alternative Education, Brain-Friendly Teaching, School to Career, At-Risk Students, Curriculum Development

Presentation Style: Specific strategies,personal warmth, hands-on workshop activities, anecdotes from experience, humorous stories.

Dr. Carolyn Conklin is a 30-year education veteran with a rich background in public school teaching and administration, college level teaching and administration, and private sector training and management. Recent public education positions she has held include Director of Secondary Education, Director of Alternative High School, Night School Director, Summer School Director, Driver's Education Director, and District Hearing Officer. She has also served as Personnel Manager for a major industrial company. Her diverse background allows her to heighten interest by drawing from both educational and corporate sources in application of instructional strategies. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership from the University of Kansas in Lawrence.