Top Speaker on Education Launches New Course Aimed at Empowering Educators

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One of America’s leading motivational speakers on education, from Teachers Are Heroes, developed a new online course designed to help teaching professionals build more positive classroom relationships.

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Mark Anthony Garrett

Developing Positive Relationships, Every Child Needs a Champion course is geared at empowering teachers in the classroom through the promotion of positive relationships with students.

Recently launched online, the new course is titled “Developing Positive Relationships, Every Child Needs a Champion” and was developed by educational experts, Mark Anthony Garret, and Stacy Barker. It is geared at empowering teachers in the classroom through the promotion of positive relationships with students.

Noting the challenges faced by many teachers in striking a balance between meeting the demands of various educational oversight entities and creating meaningful relationships with children, the creators of the course believe it will help teaching professionals take their craft to the next level. The course components combine valuable information with real life examples that can be emulated in classrooms and help to foster healthy student – teacher relationships.

“We both have a passion for children and for educating others, and when you combine our backgrounds we have been able to develop a course that is sure to inspire others,” said Garrett, author of Teachers are Heroes, a transformational teaching guide, and one of America’s most requested speakers on education.

“We want each teacher or educator who takes our course to walk away with a better understanding of the impact positive relationships can have on students,” added Barker, who is a middle school principal.

The course creators also point to the credibility and relevance of the course, based on the fact that it is built on evidence-based research from well-known experts in the fields of education and psychology. It includes works by Maslow, Ruby Payne and Howard Gardner, which prove that healthy relationships contribute significantly to the education process.

Mark Anthony Garrett and Stacy Barker have both made significant strides in their respective careers as motivational speakers and experts in transformative education. Garrett has not only written a book designed to empower teachers, but has also travelled around the world, empowering large audiences of teachers and parents with his keynote speeches. Barker’s reputation as an educational leader has also been growing and she has been active in the success of the middle school where she is currently a principal.

Combining their real life experiences with fact-based evidence, Garret and Barker believe their course will help teachers provide more life-changing experiences for students. Teachers who are interested in the “Developing Positive Relationships, Every Child Needs a Champion” educational course can find it on the website,

About Mark Anthony Garrett

Motivational speaker, Mark Anthony Garrett is the author of Teachers Are Heroes – 7 Success Principles for Transformational Teaching and a leading columnist for Fostering Family Today Magazine. Mark’s story and Teachers Are Heroes message has been featured on ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX networks and affiliates. He has also been featured in Forbes magazine.

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