2018 Bismarck State College Keynote

Professional Development

Testimonials:

This presentation is a key piece to getting the United States back to the top in the world as a leader.”

Greg Hutzenbilgr
Associate Professor of Electrical Line Worker

 

Mark was engaging, informative and entertaining…potentially life changing.”

Brian Hushagen
Associate Professor of Visual Art

 

This was amazing and encouraging and I’m so excited to implement these ideas next week when classes start.”

Deanna Solhjem
Assistant Professor of Biology

 

I’m a millennial and you were able to concisely describe my own experience and recent challenges. The tree branch cracked a few times in my life and I understand how vital that is for growth. Great metaphor.”

Charlotte Williams
Assistant Professor

 

Thank you. It was excellent information. I needed it as a pick-me-up as we start another year.”

David Sugaveen
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

 

I enjoyed the presentation and hope you continue to make the difference you are making to effectively change this country. Thank you for your passion and God bless your work.”

Brent Reem
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

 

This was the best presentation I have been to. It was very moving and fitting to discuss the importance of helping students find their path. Well done Mr. Perna!”

David Peterson
Mathematics Professor

 

At a crossroads in my life, your presentation is just what I needed to hear. You’re brilliant at what you do.”

Erin Price
Associate Professor of English

 

Fantastic job, real solutions to real problems. Honest analysis of our educational system. Refreshing to have enduring solutions as opposed to educational fads.”

Earl Torgerson
Associate Professor

 

Very pertinent and motivating. A wonderful speaker!”

Annmarie Kajencki
Professor of English

 

Impressive speaker and presentation.”

Jessie Splonskowski
Nursing Instructor

 

Pinpointed how I feel about teaching.”

Chere Allard
Faculty at NECE

 

One might choose to be a Wade each and every day!”

Todd Seibel
Assistant Professor

 

Awesome presentation, thank you!”

Rachelle Smith
Campus Scheduling Associate

 

This was so helpful to remind us how much we can impact a person either intentionally or unintentionally.”

Lisa Hoynes
Associate Professor of Human Services

 

Excellent presentation!”

Melanie Schock
Assistant Professor

 

Reinforced our program objectives, good ideas to incorporate into classroom from day one.”

Karen Nathe
Associate Professor Computers & Office Technology

 

Mark’s energy is phenomenal! The ideas presented are incredibly useful and as a new instructor, I value his ideas.”

Mari Volk
Medical Lab Tech Program Director

 

How important it is to share passion and get students to see their light at the end of the tunnel. BSC has a tremendous competitive advantage, you helped us all see that, thank you!”

Sean Thorenson
Associate Professor of Graphic Design

 

Enthusiasm, real, living it!”

Jodie Knutson-Person
Associate Professor of Chemistry

 

I enjoyed the lifestyle point, very true. I also agree with the respect aspect. Will be using some ideas in my classroom.”

Kelsey Kindskov
Assistant Professor of Speech

 

Awesome presentation.”

Howell Flowers
Assistant Professor of Energy Technology