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Dedra Stafford is an internationally known speaker, trainer and author in education. She is a former middle level teacher and district professional development specialist who now consults and provides staff development in classroom management, differentiated instruction, technology integration, and teacher motivation.

Dedra has presented in 3 international schools and over 30 states. Much of her time is spent supporting high-risk schools in an embedded capacity. Mrs. Stafford holds both an administrator’s and a superintendent’s license and collaborates with district leaders, principals, coaches and teachers across the country supporting their work in providing quality instruction that produces success in the classroom.

Dedra’s personal story of her educational journey will leave audiences with a newfound determination to do “whatever it takes” to reach the students in their classrooms. For the last 12 years, she has been helping educators bridge the digital divide and improve school performance through publications and hands-on trainings at conferences and schools across the globe.

A regular contributor to professional journals and online teacher resources, she stays abreast of current educational issues as well as technology trends. As a former classroom teacher, Dedra Stafford understands the need for professional development that offers practical ideas, which can be implemented immediately into the classroom. Dedra has a unique ability to put teachers at ease as she teaches concepts and beliefs incorporated with humor in a user friendly way. Your audience will laugh, learn, and have a new enthusiasm about technology, climate, curriculum, and classroom techniques in any of Dedra’s sessions.

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Podcasting: Latest-and-Greatest Teaching Tips: A Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Podcasts and Using Them in the Classroom

Podcasting: Latest-and-Greatest Teaching Tips: A Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Podcasts and Using Them in the Classroom

Speaking Topics
  • Reaching and Teaching the Digital Learner (Keynote or all day Session)

    This keynote address is upbeat, motivational and informative. It can be a presented as a one hour keynote to a full day session. The Digital Natives are not the students of the past. They learn and think differently which means teachers must learn to teach differently. In this keynote, Dedra will show teachers how to speak the language, use the tools, and make learning relevant to the 21st Century. Blogs, wikis, and web 2.0 will be explained and showcased. Done well, technology can be an awesome tool in the classroom, but it is not always easy! That’s why teachers need to sometimes be motivated to rise to the challenge by grabbing the attention of the video game generation and helping them use the tech skills of their future! Learn to:
    • Understand the reason why technology must become a part of the classroom.
    • Identify the difference between integration and seamlessly integrating technology
    • Use technology as a Communication tool, Instructional tool and a Performance tool in the classroom.

  • The Happy Teacher: 5 Secrets to a ‘Stress-Less’ Education Career (Keynote or Session)

    This keynote address is a light-hearted look at education and personal health and wellness. The presentation format is high energy and can be presented in a 45-60 min format. The high stakes testing environment in education today is contributing to the fact that we are losing teachers and potential teachers at record highs. Teachers came to this profession with a passion but many don’t have the tools they need to balance stress, life, and work. The audience will laugh and have fun as they work through the 5 techniques in staying healthy, happy and balanced in the classroom and at home. The techniques Dedra will share will help the natural nurturers of the world take care of themselves so that they can stay connected to the passion for touching the lives of children and others! Session Descriptor: In the high stakes testing classrooms of today, teacher burnout is occurring more and more. Teachers need tools for teaching but they also need tools for managing the work-life balance of staying happy and fulfilled. Come laugh, learn, and find your HAPPY TEACHER again.

  • The “Best Stuff” is in the Middle

    This session will be full of energy and audience interaction and presented in 45min-60min formats. This keynote will remind educators how important we are in the lives of the middle school students we teach. Dedra will help teachers realize how the middle level research reinforces what we have known all along, middle school can be the most impacting period in the educational journey. Learn to:
    • Recognize the pivotal role middle level education plays in overall student success
    • Reconnect to the passion you have as an educator Session Descriptor: Just like the Oreo cookie, middle level is where all the magic happens in education. A student’s journey is guided and misguided by the impact people have around them. Come in a celebrate with Dedra as she makes you laugh, cry and remember the best kept secret of education “The Best Stuff” is in the middle!

  • Pep Assemblies, Red Pens, and School Lunches – Is that all it’s really about? (Keynote)

    This keynote address is a hilarious look at attitudes and how choosing the right attitude can make all the difference! It can be presented in 45min-2 ½ hr formats. Teachers don’t really teach for the summers…Do we? This keynote will remind educators why we CHOOSE to walk through the doors of a school building even after we have received our diplomas! Dedra will help teachers remember what they do every day matters. She will talk the audience through making choices in their daily attitudes; and how to avoid the “zappers” who we let affect our attitudes. This session will be full of energy and audience interaction. Dedra will share her personal story of education and why teachers must stay healthy and fully present every day. Learn:
    • Techniques that keep you balanced and positive in education and life
    • To avoid the negatives that pull you down
    • To reconnect to the reasons you went into the field of education Session Descriptor: You came into the education field full of hope, energy, and a desire to CHANGE the world! Now you catch yourself looking at the bank attendants, and door greeters wondering how hard it would be to make the transition. Educators are care givers who give until they can’t give anymore. Dedra will help you put yourself at the top of the list, create habits that will prevent burnout, and remember why you are where you are. This keynote will have you laughing and learning as you get reconnected to your passion for teaching.

  • iPad in Education: Out of the Box and into Our Schools

    This full day workshop will take the participants from the basics of operation into the hands-on real applications for educators. After the basics are covered, the workshop will highlight every day uses of the iPad for principals, teachers, or students (dependant on the audience) The workshop will give participants hands on experience using apps, forms, and tools that are specifically useful for the educational field. Whether you want to use iPads as an administrator, teacher, or student, this workshops is designed to help you be more productive, connected, and tech savvy.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Dedra Stafford?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dedra Stafford for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Dedra Stafford, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dedra Stafford or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Dedra Stafford?

    Booking fees for Dedra Stafford, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dedra Stafford, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Dedra Stafford?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dedra Stafford for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dedra Stafford for your next private or corporate function.
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Dedra Stafford

Speaker, Trainer, & Author in Education

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Dedra Stafford Biography

Dedra Stafford is an internationally known speaker, trainer and author in education. She is a former middle level teacher and district professional development specialist who now consults and provides staff development in classroom management, differentiated instruction, technology integration, and teacher motivation.

Dedra has presented in 3 international schools and over 30 states. Much of her time is spent supporting high-risk schools in an embedded capacity. Mrs. Stafford holds both an administrator’s and a superintendent’s license and collaborates with district leaders, principals, coaches and teachers across the country supporting their work in providing quality instruction that produces success in the classroom.

Dedra’s personal story of her educational journey will leave audiences with a newfound determination to do “whatever it takes” to reach the students in their classrooms. For the last 12 years, she has been helping educators bridge the digital divide and improve school performance through publications and hands-on trainings at conferences and schools across the globe.

A regular contributor to professional journals and online teacher resources, she stays abreast of current educational issues as well as technology trends. As a former classroom teacher, Dedra Stafford understands the need for professional development that offers practical ideas, which can be implemented immediately into the classroom. Dedra has a unique ability to put teachers at ease as she teaches concepts and beliefs incorporated with humor in a user friendly way. Your audience will laugh, learn, and have a new enthusiasm about technology, climate, curriculum, and classroom techniques in any of Dedra’s sessions.

Dedra Stafford Books

Dedra Stafford Speaking Topics

  • Reaching and Teaching the Digital Learner (Keynote or all day Session)

    This keynote address is upbeat, motivational and informative. It can be a presented as a one hour keynote to a full day session. The Digital Natives are not the students of the past. They learn and think differently which means teachers must learn to teach differently. In this keynote, Dedra will show teachers how to speak the language, use the tools, and make learning relevant to the 21st Century. Blogs, wikis, and web 2.0 will be explained and showcased. Done well, technology can be an awesome tool in the classroom, but it is not always easy! That’s why teachers need to sometimes be motivated to rise to the challenge by grabbing the attention of the video game generation and helping them use the tech skills of their future! Learn to:
    • Understand the reason why technology must become a part of the classroom.
    • Identify the difference between integration and seamlessly integrating technology
    • Use technology as a Communication tool, Instructional tool and a Performance tool in the classroom.

  • The Happy Teacher: 5 Secrets to a ‘Stress-Less’ Education Career (Keynote or Session)

    This keynote address is a light-hearted look at education and personal health and wellness. The presentation format is high energy and can be presented in a 45-60 min format. The high stakes testing environment in education today is contributing to the fact that we are losing teachers and potential teachers at record highs. Teachers came to this profession with a passion but many don’t have the tools they need to balance stress, life, and work. The audience will laugh and have fun as they work through the 5 techniques in staying healthy, happy and balanced in the classroom and at home. The techniques Dedra will share will help the natural nurturers of the world take care of themselves so that they can stay connected to the passion for touching the lives of children and others! Session Descriptor: In the high stakes testing classrooms of today, teacher burnout is occurring more and more. Teachers need tools for teaching but they also need tools for managing the work-life balance of staying happy and fulfilled. Come laugh, learn, and find your HAPPY TEACHER again.

  • The “Best Stuff” is in the Middle

    This session will be full of energy and audience interaction and presented in 45min-60min formats. This keynote will remind educators how important we are in the lives of the middle school students we teach. Dedra will help teachers realize how the middle level research reinforces what we have known all along, middle school can be the most impacting period in the educational journey. Learn to:
    • Recognize the pivotal role middle level education plays in overall student success
    • Reconnect to the passion you have as an educator Session Descriptor: Just like the Oreo cookie, middle level is where all the magic happens in education. A student’s journey is guided and misguided by the impact people have around them. Come in a celebrate with Dedra as she makes you laugh, cry and remember the best kept secret of education “The Best Stuff” is in the middle!

  • Pep Assemblies, Red Pens, and School Lunches – Is that all it’s really about? (Keynote)

    This keynote address is a hilarious look at attitudes and how choosing the right attitude can make all the difference! It can be presented in 45min-2 ½ hr formats. Teachers don’t really teach for the summers…Do we? This keynote will remind educators why we CHOOSE to walk through the doors of a school building even after we have received our diplomas! Dedra will help teachers remember what they do every day matters. She will talk the audience through making choices in their daily attitudes; and how to avoid the “zappers” who we let affect our attitudes. This session will be full of energy and audience interaction. Dedra will share her personal story of education and why teachers must stay healthy and fully present every day. Learn:
    • Techniques that keep you balanced and positive in education and life
    • To avoid the negatives that pull you down
    • To reconnect to the reasons you went into the field of education Session Descriptor: You came into the education field full of hope, energy, and a desire to CHANGE the world! Now you catch yourself looking at the bank attendants, and door greeters wondering how hard it would be to make the transition. Educators are care givers who give until they can’t give anymore. Dedra will help you put yourself at the top of the list, create habits that will prevent burnout, and remember why you are where you are. This keynote will have you laughing and learning as you get reconnected to your passion for teaching.

  • iPad in Education: Out of the Box and into Our Schools

    This full day workshop will take the participants from the basics of operation into the hands-on real applications for educators. After the basics are covered, the workshop will highlight every day uses of the iPad for principals, teachers, or students (dependant on the audience) The workshop will give participants hands on experience using apps, forms, and tools that are specifically useful for the educational field. Whether you want to use iPads as an administrator, teacher, or student, this workshops is designed to help you be more productive, connected, and tech savvy.

FAQs on booking Dedra Stafford

  • How to book Dedra Stafford?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dedra Stafford for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Dedra Stafford, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dedra Stafford or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dedra Stafford?

    Booking fees for Dedra Stafford, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dedra Stafford, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dedra Stafford?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dedra Stafford for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dedra Stafford for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dedra Stafford or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dedra Stafford or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dedra Stafford is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dedra Stafford for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Dedra Stafford generally travels from TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Ali Carr-Chellman, Anthony Colannino, Hunter Boylan, Suzie Boss and Wade K. Meyer, M.Ed.. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dedra Stafford for an upcoming event.

Dedra Stafford Speaking Topics

  • Reaching and Teaching the Digital Learner (Keynote or all day Session)

    This keynote address is upbeat, motivational and informative. It can be a presented as a one hour keynote to a full day session. The Digital Natives are not the students of the past. They learn and think differently which means teachers must learn to teach differently. In this keynote, Dedra will show teachers how to speak the language, use the tools, and make learning relevant to the 21st Century. Blogs, wikis, and web 2.0 will be explained and showcased. Done well, technology can be an awesome tool in the classroom, but it is not always easy! That’s why teachers need to sometimes be motivated to rise to the challenge by grabbing the attention of the video game generation and helping them use the tech skills of their future! Learn to:
    • Understand the reason why technology must become a part of the classroom.
    • Identify the difference between integration and seamlessly integrating technology
    • Use technology as a Communication tool, Instructional tool and a Performance tool in the classroom.

  • The Happy Teacher: 5 Secrets to a ‘Stress-Less’ Education Career (Keynote or Session)

    This keynote address is a light-hearted look at education and personal health and wellness. The presentation format is high energy and can be presented in a 45-60 min format. The high stakes testing environment in education today is contributing to the fact that we are losing teachers and potential teachers at record highs. Teachers came to this profession with a passion but many don’t have the tools they need to balance stress, life, and work. The audience will laugh and have fun as they work through the 5 techniques in staying healthy, happy and balanced in the classroom and at home. The techniques Dedra will share will help the natural nurturers of the world take care of themselves so that they can stay connected to the passion for touching the lives of children and others! Session Descriptor: In the high stakes testing classrooms of today, teacher burnout is occurring more and more. Teachers need tools for teaching but they also need tools for managing the work-life balance of staying happy and fulfilled. Come laugh, learn, and find your HAPPY TEACHER again.

  • The “Best Stuff” is in the Middle

    This session will be full of energy and audience interaction and presented in 45min-60min formats. This keynote will remind educators how important we are in the lives of the middle school students we teach. Dedra will help teachers realize how the middle level research reinforces what we have known all along, middle school can be the most impacting period in the educational journey. Learn to:
    • Recognize the pivotal role middle level education plays in overall student success
    • Reconnect to the passion you have as an educator Session Descriptor: Just like the Oreo cookie, middle level is where all the magic happens in education. A student’s journey is guided and misguided by the impact people have around them. Come in a celebrate with Dedra as she makes you laugh, cry and remember the best kept secret of education “The Best Stuff” is in the middle!

  • Pep Assemblies, Red Pens, and School Lunches – Is that all it’s really about? (Keynote)

    This keynote address is a hilarious look at attitudes and how choosing the right attitude can make all the difference! It can be presented in 45min-2 ½ hr formats. Teachers don’t really teach for the summers…Do we? This keynote will remind educators why we CHOOSE to walk through the doors of a school building even after we have received our diplomas! Dedra will help teachers remember what they do every day matters. She will talk the audience through making choices in their daily attitudes; and how to avoid the “zappers” who we let affect our attitudes. This session will be full of energy and audience interaction. Dedra will share her personal story of education and why teachers must stay healthy and fully present every day. Learn:
    • Techniques that keep you balanced and positive in education and life
    • To avoid the negatives that pull you down
    • To reconnect to the reasons you went into the field of education Session Descriptor: You came into the education field full of hope, energy, and a desire to CHANGE the world! Now you catch yourself looking at the bank attendants, and door greeters wondering how hard it would be to make the transition. Educators are care givers who give until they can’t give anymore. Dedra will help you put yourself at the top of the list, create habits that will prevent burnout, and remember why you are where you are. This keynote will have you laughing and learning as you get reconnected to your passion for teaching.

  • iPad in Education: Out of the Box and into Our Schools

    This full day workshop will take the participants from the basics of operation into the hands-on real applications for educators. After the basics are covered, the workshop will highlight every day uses of the iPad for principals, teachers, or students (dependant on the audience) The workshop will give participants hands on experience using apps, forms, and tools that are specifically useful for the educational field. Whether you want to use iPads as an administrator, teacher, or student, this workshops is designed to help you be more productive, connected, and tech savvy.

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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