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Professional Development Speaker Ruth Herman Wells


What People Say About

Workshop Presenter

 & Keynote Speaker


Ruth Herman Wells M.S.


“The staff loved the workshop. Your evaluation was off the charts. We’re all busy putting your info into play.”

Joe Buggs, Principal, Wenona High School, Bay City MI


“10 on a scale of 1 to 10. It’s nice to get ready-to-use strategies that I can use Monday when I return to my building.”

Kerry Dees, Counselor, USD 259 Spaght Multi Media Magnet, Wichita KS


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“Just wanted to say thank you for opening my eyes and the eyes of other teachers, staff and administration.  I will always treasure this course. It has been a breath of fresh air and soundness for me. If I ever win a grant, it will be to bring you to our facility to share firsthand what I am learning online.

Brenda Martin, Teacher, Illinois Youth Authority, Chicago, IL


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“Workshop was packed with practical and appropriate strategies. Just what I was hoping to gain”

LaShonde Victorian, Teacher, Pointe Coupee Parish School Board, New Roads, LA


“Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I appreciate your emphasis on underlying cause vs. symptoms when looking to understand and help students. Teachers need to hear this.”

Jillynn Garcia, School Mental Health Specialist, Northwest Regional ESD/Pacific Academy, Beaverton, OR

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“All teachers need to hear Ruth’s information. Every time I had a question, you seemed to answer it before I could ask! Magic?”

Wendy Wright, Counselor, Whitney H.S., Whitney, TX


“Great course. Lots of practical, easy to implement ideas. I loved it and I’m so glad that I was able to convince my boss to allow me to come.”

Darlene Bobrosky, Dean,
St. Andrews School, Nassau, Bahamas


“Very useful. Great ‘use tomorrow’ strategies”

Katharine Katsenis, Teacher, Gardenia, CA


“Empowering information that has promoted me to a new level of teaching and helping my students.”

Pam Williams, Teacher, Dillard High School, Ft. Lauderdale, FL


“I love the crash course I took, Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Online Workshop. I took 17 pages of notes! I can’t wait to let the other teachers in my school know about your class. It is well worth the time. The great part is that you can do it in about two days on your own couch! The even greater part are the skills you teach. A hidden goldmine.”

Rachel Jensen, School Counselor, Raft River Schools, Idaho


“Very Helpful. Informative, intriguing. Ruth quickly won me over.”

Michael Nafarete, Counselor, Southwest High School, San Diego, CA


“Ruth is the one I went to when I faced tough mental health challenges in my classroom.”    

Marjan Glavac, Teacher and Author, Ontario, Canada
Read Marjan’s entire letter about Ruth to his colleagues


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From Past Participants and Sponsors
of Youth Change’s
Workshops, Conferences, Keynotes
& On-Site Professional Development Seminars

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These comments are about veteran workshop presenter and keynote speaker, Ruth Herman Wells, M.S.

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teacher workshopYou’ve just read the actual, unedited comments from teachers, deans, para-professionals,school counselors, principals, juvenile justice workers, court workers, youth workers, foster parents, social workers, and special educators.

You can see that Ruth Herman Wells is an extraordinary workshop instructor and keynote speaker. Ruth can transform your next conference or event.

Book Ruth for your event, and you’ll discover why Ruth “nailed it” with her keynote to the 2008 Reading Recovery Conference– to use the exact words of the event sponsor who wrote Letter #5 above.

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If you want an effective, passionate, emotional speaker who will inspire and motivate, then call Youth Change toll-free right now: 1.800.545.5736, or click to email.

Ruth’s powerful workshops and engaging, attention-grabbing keynote are your solution for your next conference or professional development inservice day.

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