Where We've Been: Past Speaking & Training

Below is a list of some of the places where we've shared the Hendershott Model for Reaching Wounded Students™, through consulting, professional development training, and keynote speaking.  We are booking into 2018 and 2019, so please contact us for a quote and to check availability!

Speaking & Training Information


  • Persistence to Graduation Summit, Keynote:  Lexington, KY, June, 2018
  • Reaching The Wounded Student National Conference, Keynote:  Orlando, FL, June, 2018
  • Montoursville Area School District, Staff Training:  Montoursville, PA, June, 2018
  • Southeast PBIS Conference, Keynote Speaker:  Savannah, GA, June, 2018
  • South Texas Trauma-Informed Care Conference, Keynote Speaker:  San Antonio, TX, May, 2018
  • Simon Youth Foundation Orlando Academy, Graduation Speaker:  Orlando, FL, May, 2018
  • Union Colony Schools, Staff Training:  Greeley, CO, April, 2018
  • Iowa Association of Alternative Education Spring Conference, Keynote:  Des Moines, IA, April, 2018
  • Fairvale High School, Staff Training & Community Workshops:  New South Wales, Australia, March, 2018
  • Life Skills High School, Staff Training:  Columbus, OH, March, 2018
  • National Youth At-Risk Conference, Featured Speaker:  Savannah, GA, March, 2018
  • National Dropout Prevention At-Risk Forum: Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 2018
  • Bexar CARES, Trauma Training: Reaching the Wounded Student:  San Antonio, TX, January, 2018
  • Missouri Leadership Academy, All-Day Training:  Columbia, MO, January, 2018
  • Calcasieu Parish Public Schools, All-Day Training:  Lake Charles, LA, January, 2018


  • Bexar CARES Family Network Kickoff Event, Keynote:  San Antonio, TX, November, 2017
  • Colorado Student Engagement Institute, Trainer:  Denver, CO, November, 2017
  • Simon Youth Foundation Conference, Closing Keynote: Nashville, TN, November, 2017
  • La Cosecha Dual Language Conference (guest speaker): Albuquerque, NM, November, 2017
  • National At-Risk Conference (Featured Presenter):  San Antonio, TX, October, 2017
  • 2017 National Dropout Prevention Network Conference (Pre-Conference Workshop, Featured Speaker):  Palm Springs, CA, October, 2017
  • FDLRS Training:  Orlando, FL, October, 2017
  • Richland One Professional Development:  Columbia, SC, October, 2017
  • Re-Engagement Summit, Keynote, Sinclair Community College:  Dayton, OH, October, 2017
  • Yuma Union Schools:  Yuma, AZ, September, 2017
  • Special Populations Conference, Mississippi Department of Education:  Jackson, MS, September, 2017
  • Mountain Education Charter Schools 2-Day Training:  3 Locations, GA, August, 2017
  • Red Lion Christian Academy:  Wilmington, DE, August, 2017
  • 4C Orlando (Community Coordinated Care for Children):  Orlando, FL, August, 2017
  • Pinellas County Schools 2-Day Training:  Pinellas County, FL, August, 2017
  • Midland Independent School School District Staff Training:  Midland, TX, August, 2017
  • NASRO (National Association of School Resource Officers) Conference:  Washington, DC, July, 2017
  • National High Schools That Work Conference:  Nashville, TN, July, 2017
  • Reaching the Wounded Student Conference:  Orlando, FL, June 2017
  • Red Clay Local Schools 2-Day Staff Training:  Wilmington, DE, June, 2017
  • FDLRS Day-Long Training, PK-3:  Central Florida, June, 2017
  • Pathways Regional Summit, Colorado Department of Education:  Aurora, CO, May, 2017
  • National Forum on Dropout Prevention for Native & Tribal Communities:  Scottsdale, AZ, April, 2017
  • Pinellas County Schools:  Largo, FL, March 2017
  • Cleveland Metropolitan School District:  Cleveland, OH, March 2017
  • 2017 At-Risk Youth National Forum:  Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 2017
  • Family Leadership Institute National Practitioner's Training Summit:  Las Vegas, NV, January, 2017
  • Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club:  Hogansburg, NY, January, 2017


  • Mountain Education Charter High School Online Training: Cleveland, GA, December, 2016
  • East Central Independent School District Staff Development Training: San Antonio, TX, December 2016
  • Conference of Hope (Homeless Outreach & Poverty Education), Keynote: San Antonio, TX, December 2016
  • Ashland City Schools Staff Development Training: Ashland, OH, November 2016
  • 6th Annual Children & Youth Conference, Florida Gulf Coast University, Keynote: Ft. Myers, FL, November 2016
  • Linden-McKinley STEM Academy, Columbus City Schools, Staff Development Training: Columbus, OH, November 2016
  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District Staff Development Training: Palmer, AK, October 2016
  • National Dropout Prevention Conference, Keynote: Jackson, MS, October 2016
  • Madison Local Schools, Professional Development Training: Mansfield, OH, October 2016
  • National Dropout Prevention Conference: Detroit, MI,October 2016
  • Creating Schools of Hope Restorative Justice Conference, Keynote: St. Charles, IL, September 2016
  • Red Clay School District Poverty & Trauma Conference, Keynote: Wilmington, DE, September 2016
  • 16th Annual Brain Development Conference, Keynote: Mahnomen, MN, August 2016
  • High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference, Featured Speaker: Louisville, KY, July 2016
  • Reaching The Wounded Student Conference, Keynote: Orlando, FL, June 2016
  • 4th Annual Growing Together Summit: Durango, CO, June 2016
  • Colorado Graduation Pathways Summit, Keynote: Aurora, CO, June 2016
  • National Dropout Prevention Forum: Serving Nature & Tribal Communities, Keynote: Oklahoma City, OK, March 2016
  • 2016 National Dropout Prevention Network At-Risk Youth National Forum, Featured Speaker: Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 2016


  • Closing the Achievement Gap Conference, Keynote Speaker: Columbia, SC, November, 2015
  • 2015 National Dropout Prevention Network Conference, Featured Speaker: San Antonio, TX, October, 2015
  • Communities in Schools 2015 Impact Conference, Opening Keynote: Raleigh, NC, August, 2015
  • Millennium Community School, Professional Development: Columbus, OH, August, 2015
  • Cardington-Lincoln School District, Professional Development: Cardington, OH, August, 2015
  • Preble County ESC, Professional Devleopment: Dayton, OH, August, 2015
  • 29th Annual High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference: Atlanta, GA, July, 2015
  • Gear & Pillars 5th Annual Summer Institute for Jones, Greene, & Upson Counties, Invited Featured Speaker: Gray, GA, July, 2015
  • Maryland Center for School Safety: Summer Conference, 2015,Invited Featured Speaker: Baltimore, MD, June, 2015
  • Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV Professional Deveopment: Grove City, PA, May, 2015
  • Native Americans & Tribal Communities Dropout Prevention Conference Featured Speaker: Minnesota, April, 2015
  • National Dropout Prevention Network Center At-Risk Forum, Keynote: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, February, 2015
  • Barnes & Noble Featured Scholar Series: Akron, Ohio, February, 2015


  • National Dropout Prevention Network Conference: Louisville, KY, November, 2014
  • 28th Annual HST W Staff Development Conference: Nashville, Tennessee, July 2014
  • Focusing on Youth Issues Keynote Speaker: Mt. Vernon, Ohio, June 2014 Connections Conference: Illinois, March, 2014
  • 26th Annual At-Risk Youth National Forum: South Carolina, February 2014


  • 27th Annual HST W Staff Development Conference: Charlotte, North Carolina, July 2013
  • Camp Nuhop Staff Development Training: Perrysville, Ohio, June 2013
  • Alaska State Alternative School Association, Keynote Speaker, First Annual Conference: Alaska, February 2013
  • Bluffton High School and Middle School Staff Development Training: Bluffton, South Carolina, February 2013


  • Black River Local School Staff Professional Development Training: Sullivan, Ohio, October 2012
  • South Carolina Dropout Prevention Summit, Keynote Speaker: Columbia, South Carolina, September 2012
  • Beaufort County Schools, Summer Institute Training: South Carolina, June 2012
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Focus on Youth Issues Conference, Keynote Speaker: Ohio, June 2012
  • Frederick Douglas High School and Middle School Staff Training: Oklahoma City Schools, Oklahoma, June 2012


  • Ashtabula Career & Technical School: Jefferson, Ohio, August 2011
  • National High Schools That Work Conference: Nashville, Tennessee, July 2011
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University Focusing on Youth Issues Conference: Ohio, June, 2011
  • Ashland County Community Academy: Ashland, Ohio, June 2011
  • Educational Service Center of Lorain County: Elyria, Ohio, June 2011
  • L. Hollingworth School for the Talented & Gifted: Toledo, Ohio, May 2011
  • Association of Teacher Educators National Conference, Orlando, Florida, February 2011


  • Muskego Norway School District, Staff Training via Skype: Wisconsin, December 2010
  • Wounded Student State Conference: Berlin, Ohio, December 2010
  • Western Local Schools, Staff Training: Latham, Ohio, November 2010
  • Whitmer High School & Career Tech Center, Staff Training: Toledo, Ohio, October 2010
  • Warren County Career Center, Staff Training: Lebanon, Ohio, August & November 2010
  • RG Drage Career Center, Staff Training: Canton, Ohio, August 2010
  • National High Schools That Work Conference: Louisville, Kentucky, July 2010
  • NAESPs 89th Annual Convention & Exposition: Houston, Texas, April 2010
  • SC Alliance of Black School Educators State Conference: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, January 2010


  • International Association of Law & Policy Annual Conference: Washington DC, December 2009
  • National Middle School Association National Conference: Indianapolis, Indiana, November 2009
  • Great Oaks Career Centers: Cincinnati, Ohio, November 2009
  • Upper Scioto Valley School District: McGuffey, Ohio, September 2009
  • Shroder High School: Cincinnati, Ohio, August 2009
  • Finneytown Middle & High Schools: Cincinnati, Ohio, August 2009
  • Ashland Community Academy, Staff Development Training: August 2009
  • Akron Public Schools, Career Education Conference: August 2009
  • Madison County High School, Madison County District Schools: Florida, August 2009
  • High Schools That Work, 23rd Annual Staff Development Conference: Atlanta, Georgia, July 2009
  • Ohio Association of Teachers of Family & Consumer Sciences: 2009
  • All-Ohio Career Technical & Adult Education Conference: Columbus, Ohio, July 2009
  • Ohio Career Based Intervention Spring Professional Conference: Dublin, Ohio, May 2009
  • Goose Creek High School Staff Training: Goose Creek, South Carolina, January 2009


  • Association of Christian Schools International State Conference: Dayton, Ohio, November 2008
  • 22nd Annual High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, July 2008
  • Daniel Memorial Institute Foster Care Conference: Ortando, Florida, May 2008
  • Ohio Alliance of Black School Educators State Conference: Sandusky, Ohio, April 2008
  • 92nd Annual National Association of Secondary School Principals Convention & Exposition: San Antonio, Texas, February 2008
  • Courage to Risk Collaborative Conference for Special Education: Colorado Springs, Colorado, January 2008


  • Michigan Elementary & Middle School Principals' Association Annual State Conference: Traverse City, Michigan, November 2007
  • Loudonville High School Staff Development: Loudonville, Ohio, November 2007
  • National Alliance of Black School Educators 35th Annual Conference: Nashville, Tennessee, November 2007
  • Association of Christian Schools International Convention: Columbus, Ohio, November 2007
  • Ohio Correctional Education State Conference (Keynote): Kings Island, Ohio, September 2007
  • Community of Caring National Conference K-12 Character Education Conference: Las Vegas, Nevada, July 2007
  • National High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference: New Orleans, Louisiana, July 2007
  • International Association for Learning Alternatives Conference: Villanova University, June 2007