Academic Coaching: Coaching Students to Major in the Rest of Their Lives
August 13 11:00am - 12:00pm
Junell Center/Stephens Arena VIP Room
Please join Title V-HSI for a keynote presentation by Ms. Carol Carter on “Academic Coaching: Coaching Students to Major in the Rest of Their Lives.”
Carol J. Carter is a national and international student success author and speaker. At the college level, her KEYS TO SUCCESS series is used by more than 200,000 freshmen each year throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and China. For the past 10 years, Carol has also been president of LifeBound, a student success and transition company that publishes books, conducts training in academic coaching skills, and provides teacher training in K-12 and beyond. LifeBound’s goal is to eradicate the need for developmental education at the college level in the next decade by better preparing incoming freshmen with college-level skills, especially in the areas of critical thinking, writing, math, and reasoning abilities.
Carol is the author of 10 books for students in grades 5-12, as well as curricula, and she is the co-author of a book for parents, Stop Parenting and Start Coaching. In the past two years, LifeBound has published her books Critical and Creative Thinking for Teenagers and Leadership for Teenagers. Carol shares her professional experience with students to encourage them to think globally as they make their way into the world of work. In her most recent book, Keys to Business Success, she interviews new and seasoned professionals who give students perspective of the global market, the growing trend in entrepreneurship, and the importance of communicating professionally in a digital world.
Carol is featured as a national and international keynote speaker, as well as in the media, addressing issues on teen and young adult success. An innovator in student leadership and world-class skills, Carol has been a guest in more than 50 countries, and she has worked with schools and associations as a keynote speaker around the world in many of these locations. In 2009, Carol gave the opening keynote address for the Tri-Association (Latin America and the Caribbean) in the Dominican Republic, and in January 2010, she was the keynote speaker for Spectrum Education’s Teachers Matter annual conferences in Australia and New Zealand. Last year, Carol participated on the panel of the Grace Institute of Technology in Atlanta and the Innovation in Education Conference in New York. In 2011, she is looking forward to speaking at the Southern Nevada Math and Science Conference in Las Vegas, the NADE conference in Washington, D.C., on the topic of Successful Intelligence: Using Coaching to Promote Global Success, and AISA Educator’s Conference in Nairobi, Kenya.
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