Fire Up Student Teacher Conference
Fall Fire Up Student Teachers' Conference @ Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Monday, October 22, 2018 - Keynote Speaker - Anne King
Anne King has spent the last 44 years working with children and adults as a teacher, counselor, principal and trainer. She has retired from the Grand Rapids Public Schools as their education and prevention specialist. Anne has presented to hundreds of classrooms on topics as varied as healthy highs, substance use and abuse, nutrition and wellness, harassment, bullying, self esteem and more. She is a frequent speaker for parent nights and has conducted dozens of trainings for teachers and support staff. Anne is committed to the education of all children, particularly those living in poverty. Anne has key-noted many state-wide conferences and is a sought after speaker. Anne has developed and facilitated several master’s level college courses and provides training to groups as diverse as teachers, bus drivers, food service employees, pastors, after school providers, mentors, parents, teen leaders and more. Additionally, Anne is a certified Youth Program Quality External Assessor through the Weikart Center. Anne’s presentations give audiences down to earth information coupled with real stories and laughter. Anne is the proud mother of her only daughter, Shanna, who is a recreational therapist living in Seattle.