Motivational & Inspirational Speaker.

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WORKSHOPS & TRAININGS

Dr. LaMarr Darnell Shields conducts hundreds of trainings and workshops year-round on a wide variety of educational and leadership topics.

His trainings and workshops provide parents, educators, and professionals cutting-edge, relevant, and research-based tools and information to better equip them to advocate on behalf of their children and themselves.

View Dr. Shields’ list of highly-engaging and transformative trainings and workshops:

TOPICS

Need To Support Teachers?

Dr. Shields’ interactive trainings and workshops, books, and curriculum resources provide you with the tools needed to expand and enhance the scope of your work. Whether you are a teacher or an educational leader who works with teachers, Dr. Shields is here to support your efforts to more effectively meet the needs of the young people with which you work daily.

Want To Inspire Students?

Dr. Shields’ progressive and research-driven programs for youth are second to none. He intimately understands the issues impacting young people and is passionate about building leadership and self-efficacy in all the youth with which he works. His collaborative model based off The Shields Way (hyperlink here), means that whether you are a teacher, youth service provider, educational leader, parent, or other change agent, Dr. Shields’ views you as an important partner in the work he does with youth.

Want to Engage Parents?

As a parent himself, Dr. Shields works tirelessly to build bridges between parents and educational institutions. He provides workshops and trainings that both raise awareness and enhance your understanding of opportunities, best practices, and resources available to assist you in reaching your youth, whether you are a parent, a provider, or both.

FOR EDUCATORS

  • Shut UP and Listen! How to Effectively Communicate with Your Children and Your Children’s School
  • Engaging Boys of Color
  • Reaching Disconnected Parents
  • The Secrets of Resilient Youth
  • Keys to Quality Youth Development
  • Recruitment and Retention of Youth: Recruiting Strategies for Youth Workers
  • Creating Youth-Adult Partnerships
  • Over Troubled Waters: Bridging The Generation Gap
  • Helpful Tools to Motivate the Unmotivated
  • The Skin We’re In: Diversity 101
  • Using Hip Hop as Tool of Engagement
  • Tools for Dealing with Youth In Crisis
  • How to Communicate More Effectively
  • Mentor Recruitment Strategies
  • Engaging Boys of Color
  • Angry and Adolescent
  • Keys to Effective Classroom Management
  • Diversity 101: Becoming A Global Education
  • Hurt People, Hurt People: The Effects of Trauma on Young People and Those Who Care for Them
  • Engage Me or Enrage Me: Saving Our Black and Brown Boys from Academic and Social Suicide
  • Working with Boys: Resistance, Relationship, and Getting Real
  • Parent as Educational Partners

FOR YOUTH

  • Hip Hop and Politics: Understanding the Potential of the Hip Hop Generation
  • 10 Steps Out of Puberty
  • The Identity Crisis: It’s Okay To Be You
  • Goal Setting: Face Your Future With Confidence
  • The Healing Journey Into Self Discovery
  • From Boys to Men: The Journey into Manhood
  • The Girl Next Door: The Journey Into Womanhood from a Man’s Perspective
  • Balance Living for Teen Parents
  • The Blueprint of Leadership: From the Classroom to the Board
  • Civic Engagement: Everybody Can Be Great!
  • The Apprentice: The Entrepreneur in YOU
  • Helpful Tools to Motivate the Unmotivated
  • SWAG Series for Young Men: Social Wants a Gentleman

FOR PARENTS

  • Shut UP and Listen! How to Effectively Communicate with Your Children and Your Children’s School
  • Engaging Boys of Color
  • Over Troubled Waters: Bridging The Generation Gap
  • Helpful Tools to Motivate the Unmotivated
  • The Skin We’re In: Diversity 101
  • How to Communicate More Effectively
  • Engaging Boys of Color
  • Angry and Adolescent
  • Boosting Your Parenting Esteem: Cultivating Confidence in Your Children
  • Got Mentors? The Art of Recruiting and Retaining Mentors
  • Engage Me or Enrage Me: Saving Our Black and Brown Boys from Academic and Social Suicide
  • Balancing Work and Family
  • Working with Boys: Resistance, Relationship, and Getting Real
  • Resolving Conflicts
  • Cyber Safety and Social Media
  • Promoting Teen Resilience
  • Effective Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Mindfulness Parenting
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING

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