- Bringing Out the Best in Yourself and Others
This talk focuses on powerful techniques to establish an environment
that allows for increased motivation and higher morale. Increased
output can be the result.
This is a very significant approach for helping people build successful
The concepts are important to grasp and to put into practice:
•bring out the best in yourself and others
•learn how to motivate others
•empower yourself and others
•make a difference in the lives of others
•improve communication and morale
The kids learn from us.
There are many laughs, as well as tears, in growing up, especially
as we look back.
Travel this fun and exciting road with Bill Ecker as he examines
in a humorous way the trials and tribulations, the growth and
the learning, the “how to’s” and the “how
not to’s” from birth
to old age.
Heart warming stories, vivid examples, and creative ideas will
rejuvenate the thoughts of the audience in rediscovering how we
all grew up.
Growing up in many ways was like a traffic light:
•times to stop
•times to be cautious
•times to go
Speech: 40-60 minutes
Teacher. Principal, Counselor
Director of Supervision and Staff Development
Director of Elementary and Middle Schools
Superintendent of Schools of Caroline County, MD
Adjunct Professor - Western Maryland College
Adjunct Professor - Salisbury State University
Teacher - Chesapeake College, Maryland
- Delaware Technical and Community College
Director of the Eastern Shore of Maryland Educational Consortium
Executive Director, Public School Superintendents' Association
Consultant, Trainer, Speaker, Coach
Publications Committee - National Middle School Association
Trainer - Principal’s Training Center, International Schools
Maryland Business Roundtable - trainer
1970 - Outstanding Young Educator of Maryland (as a principal)
1988 - Newsweek magazine - named "Unsung Hero of Maryland"
(for the successful placement of a kindergartner student
with HIV positive infection into a Caroline County school.
I was the Superintendent of Schools)
1988 - Western Maryland College - special recognition as an alumnus
1989 - Maryland Middle Level Educator of the Year (as a superintendent)
1989 - Aspen Institute at Wye Mills - Scholarship
1989 - Honorary Life Member of the Maryland Congress of PTA’s
1994 - Toastmasters International's "Accredited Speaker"
(Recognition of speakers who have attained a professional level
of excellence in public speaking)
COMMITTEES AND RELATED LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCES
-”Governor’s Eastern Shore Economic Development Task
-Trustee - Caroline County Public Library Board
-"Governor's Task Force on Self Esteem"
-"Governor's Commission on Teacher Salaries and Incentives"
-"Governor's Advisory Council on AIDS"
-"Governor's Commission on School Funding"
-Chairperson of the "Maryland Task Force On Middle Learning
-Advisory Council, Department of Human Resources, State of Maryland
-President of the Public School Superintendents' Association of
-President of the Eastern Shore of Maryland Superintendents' Association
-Chairperson of the YMCA
-Church Board Chair
IN PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS
-"Music In The Middle Schools"