Professional Development


I love walking out of a session excited to go to work with my staff and students. Thank you.”

Lew Keliher
CTE Director at Auburn School District


Not only does Mark’s presentation re-ignite my passion and commitment to encouraging students I am in contact with, but also inspires me to be a better mother and career coach to my children.”

Linda Wallace
Project Manager at Nampa CTE


Some great ideas at the exact time I need them.”

Carla Leligdowicz
Ag Instructor at Custer School


My second time hearing this keynote and still was able to take away info!”

Kim Murphy
Director at Great Northwest Area Career & Technical Center


As an addiction counselor and teacher I love your message. I see how lack of purpose can send people to a direction and life choices of no freedom. They did not get someone to help them seek the light.”

Leanne Hoagland
Ag Teacher/Counselor at Dawson Co High Schools, Business Owner at Lead Changes Recovery Center


A wonderful confirmation of things that I’ve dreamt about for years. I never knew this flag was being carried such as this. Thank you. I loved this and needed it so much!”

David Crowe
CTE Program Coordinator at Kings Valley Charter School


Entertaining, enjoyable and informative.”

Donna Carter
Instructor at Philomath High School


Your passion is phenomenal! Your presentation is refreshing and extremely useful.”

Adam Shaw
High School Principal at Madison High School


Thanks for the motivation!”

Marie Rauch
Teacher at Project for Alternative Learning/Helena SD


I thought that this was going to be boring, but you kept me awake the whole time! This was a real eye opener. I really enjoyed it, thank you!”

Korinna Chrisco
CTE Specialist at Peoria Unified School District


Thank you for your passion and willingness to make change.”

James Easton
Instructor at Billings Public Schools


Great facts and details I can take back to my classroom. Thank you!”

Terri Norman
Business Educator at Capital High School


I learned that I need to help students see the light at the end of the tunnel but let them fail so they can learn from it and use the lifestyle they want to decide their career.”

Josh Christiansen
Instructor at Flandreau Public Schools


Outstanding, eye opening.”

Julie O’Dell
Business Education at Hardin High School


Being new to teaching this year, it was beneficial to hear about not focusing on students just going to a 4-year college.”

Arnadene Vanebo
Health Occupations Teacher at Astoria High School


A different outlook on how to connect with youth.”

Michelle Bohon
School Counselor at Shadow Ridge High School


Speaker was engaging and passionate. Great information!”

Hailey Adams
Instructor at West-Mec


I took many notes, I love your book. Love the Education with purpose! That is our mission, thank you!”

Jule Walker
Deputy Superintendent of Operations, Office of Public Instruction


Passion, purpose and performance — love that.”

Lori Luzier
Counselor at Valley Vista High School


Lots of great ideas, ways to change thinking.”

Mary Torske
Instructor at Hardin High School


Incredible passion!”

Oscar Olivas
Professional Development at West-Mec


Passionate about helping the younger generation reach their potential. Helping everyone else toward that mission.”

David Krueger
Dean at Montana State University – Northern


It was all wonderful.”

Chere Hobbs
Business Teacher at Glacier High School


Pertinent information for today’s education with purpose. Love it!”

Jan Repnow
Assistant Professor at Minot State University