Education with Purpose Announces 2020 Speakers

CLEVELAND, OH, May 19, 2020: TFS Results announced the lineup of keynote speakers for its inaugural Education with Purpose Conference on October 20–21, 2020. The conference is designed to equip educators, employers, and stakeholders to shift the education and training paradigm in their community and region.

The event’s 2020 keynote speakers include:

  • Mark C. Perna
    On Tuesday, October 20, keynote speaker, author, and CEO Mark C. Perna will headline the event with his perspective on the changing landscape of education and workforce development. As the founder of the Education with Purpose Conference, Mr. Perna is uniquely positioned to address the critical need for a paradigm shift in America’s postsecondary pathways.
  • Holly Stiel
    Keynote speaker Holly Stiel will deliver Tuesday’s second presentation, with a focus on how attendees can meet the emotional as well as the educational needs of students. Stiel’s insights will benefit attendees seeking to enhance their leadership abilities and teamwork effectiveness.
  • Judson Laipply
    Keynote speaker Judson Laipply, creator of the viral video “The Evolution of Dance,” will kick off Wednesday’s first session with an engaging presentation, culminating with a live rendition of his original YouTube performance.
  • David ‘Daveeed’ Wagner
    Throughout the two days, the conference will be emceed by keynote speaker and TFS Results Director of Customer Experience David ‘Daveeed’ Wagner.

Interested parties may learn more about the speakers at the 2020 Education with Purpose Conference here and may register for the event here.


About Mark C. Perna and TFS Results
TFS Results is a full-service strategic communications and consulting firm founded by speaker, author, and CEO Mark C. Perna. Through its pioneering work in recruitment, retention, and performance, TFS Results is at the forefront of the national paradigm shift in education and workforce development. A noted voice on today’s younger generations, Mr. Perna frequently addresses industry leaders on the topic of expanding their reach in an increasingly global marketplace. At TFS Results, he heads an energetic team of talented professionals who share his vision, working with educators and employers of all sizes across North America to connect more effectively with the younger generations.

About the Education with Purpose Conference
The inaugural 2020 Education with Purpose Conference is designed to empower teams, individuals, and stakeholders with a strategic plan to meet the challenges of a world in flux. The conference redefines America’s “college and career ready” goal by promoting the value of all postsecondary pathways — including college, specialized industry training, apprenticeships, and more. Through valuable strategies, connections, best practices, and facilitated planning time, attendees will gain the tools and knowledge to shift the paradigm and start making students career ready, period.