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Dave Burgess      

President of Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc. & Author of "Teach Like a Pirate"

Dave Burgess is the New York Times Best-Selling author of "Teach Like a PIRATE," co-author of "P is for PIRATE," and the president of Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc. which delivers powerful, inspirational, and innovative books, keynotes, and professional development.

He specializes in teaching hard-to-reach, hard-to-motivate students with techniques that incorporate showmanship and creativity.

His presentations are a unique blend of outrageously energetic performance art and magic, mixed with an inspirational message of how and why to become more passionate in the classroom. All techniques and methods are modeled and fully explained so as to leave no doubt about how to apply the methods in the real-world. Participants will leave with a tool-box full of dynamic presentational ideas that they can immediately use to improve their lessons.

As president of Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc., Dave has disrupted the publishing industry by releasing over 175 ground-breaking titles from innovative educators from across the globe.

He is the co-author of "P is for PIRATE" and the New York Times Best-Selling author of "Teach Like a PIRATE," which has sparked an educational revolution all over the world.

Speech Topics

Teach Like a PIRATE!

Join New York Times Best-Selling author Dave Burgess for a high-energy, entertaining, and inspirational program that will transform the way you look at your role as an educator. Learn how to dramatically increase student engagement, design wildly creative lessons, and build a course that is a life-changing experience for your students.

Using a unique combination of magic and humor, he will reignite your passion for the education profession and show you exactly how to make school an amazing place that has students wanting to knock down the walls to get in.

Teach Like a PIRATE has sparked a full-scale revolution in the educational world and has inspired teachers from all over the globe to achieve new levels of excellence in their schools and classrooms. This program is your chance to experience the one-of-a-kind presentational style of unbelievable intensity and outrageous energy that has transfixed audiences at packed venues across the nation.

Teaching Outside the Box: A Crash Course in Creativity

A fast-paced and fun session designed to teach techniques that will skyrocket creativity. You will learn how to use your brain like Google, create a GPS system for powerful teaching, and magically create new ideas through Creative Alchemy. In addition, learn how to overcome obstacles that stifle creativity by using the Wedding Photographer Principle. You’ll leave truly believing you are a creative being and inspired to add memorable experiences for students to your lesson plans.

Make Your Own Snow: Unconventional Ways to Disrupt The Status Quo & Crush It as an Entrepreneur

In this high-energy, inspirational presentation, learn how branding, community building, and a renegade approach to business completely disrupted the educational publishing world and took Dave Burgess on an entrepreneurial journey from classroom teacher to New York Times Best Selling author and CEO of a multi-million dollar corporation on the INC 5000 list of fast- growing privately held companies in the United States. More importantly, learn how to powerfully position the message you want to deliver and then effectively spread it in ways that challenge the status quo.

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