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Debbie Elder

Debbie Elder is a passionate international speaker who edutains her audiences. She loves to share her incredible knowledge in simple steps that can be implemented immediately. Her easy going style is loved and accepted by audiences of all ages. She has experience speaking to students, teachers, corporate America, entrepreneurs and people who want to be successful at life! Debbie is the owner and head of Shady Oak Primary School, which serves grades 1-5 in Fort Bend County, Texas. She is the author of multiple books, and in June of 2014 her book Share Your Message with the World achieved international best seller status. Debbie started speaking in conferences for Applebaum Training Institute in 2003, where she traveled the country training behavior management techniques for the the classroom. She has spoken to audiences from 800 - 1,500 teachers.

Debbie is a certified Nurtured Heart Approach Instructor and the Director of Franchisee Success with Ducerus, Inc. Her varied background has equipped her to deal with any child under any circumstance. While working at the Calgary Young Offender Center, in Alberta Canada, she ran the disciplinary unit that housed males between the ages of 12 – 18 who had committed very serious crimes. As a therapeutic foster parent she raised teenage girls with severe behavioral issues. Debbie was named the Therapeutic Foster Parent of the year in 1993. She also ran a very unique after school program for students in grades 3 – 12. This particular after school program empowers kids of all ages to take ownership of their school work, develop success strategies and increase their level of self-awareness. At the request of her clients Debbie opened a private school that serviced students in grade 6 – 12. This school taught to the ‘whole child’ using accelerated learning methods coupled with success strategies used by the top producers in Corporate America. The concept proved to be so well received that Debbie opened 14 additional schools across the country over the next 6 years.

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