2018 Owning It: How To Be Highly Effective & Love What You Do - Details

Where: MPA Conference and Meeting Center , 50 Industrial Drive, Augusta 04338 (US).

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Untitled-1Owning It: How to Be Highly Effective & Love What You Do
Alex Kajitani

with Alex Kajitani

Designed for Building Administrators and K-12 Teachers


 Sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association





Monday, October 29, 2018

MPA Conference Center

50 Industrial Drive, Augusta

Fifteen years ago, Alex Kajitani was a struggling new teacher in one of California’s poorest neighborhoods. His students seemed unmotivated, unengaged, and uninterested in what he was teaching. Demoralized and desperate, he set out on a journey to turn his class, and his life, around.

Today, Alex holds the title of California Teacher of the Year and a Top-4 Finalist for National Teacher of the Year, 2009, and is lauded for his innovation and “real talk” as an educator. His journey — from frustrated new teacher to being honored at The White House — is one he now shares with education and business leaders across the country, to inspire them to new heights, and fresh ways of thinking. Alex tells refreshingly honest stories of what it truly takes to succeed as a leader in education today, and interweaves them with real, easy-to-implement strategies, which can be used the very next day.

About the Presenter:
Alex Kajitani is the 2009 California Teacher of the Year, and a Top-4 Finalist for National Teacher of the Year. He is the co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Teachers, and his first book, Owning It was named “Recommended Reading” by the U.S. Department of Education. Alex is also on a mission to get every kid in America to learn their times tables, and to make this happen, he created the popular online program Alex is a highly-sought after keynote speaker who supports and motivates education and business leaders nationwide, and he’s known around the world as “The Rappin’ Mathematician.” Alex has a popular TED Talk, has been honored at The White House, and was featured on The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric. For more of his innovative ideas, visit


Monday, October 29, 2018

8:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Program Begins
2:30 p.m. Conclusion

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Please register by October 22, 2018, if possible. ~ Sorry, no refunds after October 22, 2018.