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Jennifer Abrams

International Educational & Communications Consultant, Author and Voice Coach

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 Jennifer Abrams Biography

Jennifer Abrams is an international educational and communications consultant for public and independent schools, hospitals, universities, and non-profits. She trains and coaches teachers, administrators, hospital personnel, and others on successful instructional practices, new employee support, supervision and evaluation, generational savvy, having hard conversations, and effective collaboration skills.

An author, Abrams's books include "Swimming in the Deep End: Four Foundational Skills for Leading Successful School Initiatives" and "Having Hard Conversations." Together with Valerie Von Frank, she co-authored 2013's "Being Generationally Savvy: Learning and Leading Across the Generations."

Abrams has been featured in ASCD’s video series, "Master Class," hosted by National Public Radio’s Claudio Sanchez, as a generationally savvy expert for "Tune in to What the New Generation of Teachers Can Do," and by the Ontario Ministry of Education for their "Leadership Matters: Supporting Open-to-Learning Conversations" video series.

Abrams considers herself a voice coach, helping others learn how to best use their voices, be it in a group, in front of a classroom, coaching a colleague, in a supervisory role, and most recently in writing for the stage, as she did in her tenure as a Board Member of the National New Play Network.

Abrams resides in Palo Alto, California, and holds a master’s degree in education from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in English from Tufts University.

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Swimming in the Deep End: Four Foundational Skills for Leading Successful School Initiatives (Managing Change Through Strategic Planning and Effective Leadership)

Swimming in the Deep End: Four Foundational Skills for Leading Successful School Initiatives (Managing Change Through Strategic Planning and Effective Leadership)

Hard Conversations Unpacked: The Whos, the Whens, and the What-Ifs

Hard Conversations Unpacked: The Whos, the Whens, and the What-Ifs

The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicate, Collaborate, and Create Community

The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicate, Collaborate, and Create Community

Having Hard Conversations (NULL)

Having Hard Conversations (NULL)

Speaking Topics
  • Influence and Persuasion

    Gone are the days when a leader’s positional power was sufficient to advance an agenda. Today’s successful leaders must gain commitment to ambitious goals not only from people who work for them, but also from peers and a diverse group of stakeholders who are beyond their command. See how the ability to influence and persuade others is now a critical differentiator of leaders who move people to support their goals from those who can’t.

  • Building Capacity in Aspiring Leaders

    With Boomer administrators retiring in greater numbers over the next decade, supporting new leaders in our organizations is essential to successful succession planning. Experienced leaders need to articulate what legacy they wish to leave behind as well as well as learn and coach toward the skills and capacities aspiring leaders need to build and foster. Using work on generational savvy and leadership development, this session will provide rubrics and recommendations for supporting the growth of aspiring leaders.

  • Being Generationally Savvy: Working Effectively With All Generations

    Have you noticed your newer employees feel and look and act differently than novice colleagues you remember? Are you hearing of communication challenges between colleagues of different ages? Are you becoming aware more employees want a life-work balance vs. a work-life balance? Generational factors might be coming into play. Who are these four generations in our workplaces? What are their strengths and needs? What structures and communication protocols should we design to work well with them all? And, what knowledge do we need to help every group thrive? Using Jennifer’s book, The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicate, Collaborate and Create Community, this workshop will provide tools, resources on this increasingly intriguing topic.

  • Having Hard Conversations

    As administrators, coaches or colleagues, we often come up against situations where difficult topics must be addressed. What do we know about the best strategies for those moments? What questions should we be asking ourselves before we speak, and what environments are best for when we do speak? Based on Jennifer’s book, Having Hard Conversations, and her work with conflict and interpersonal communication, this session will provide participants with action plans and scripting tools for having those necessary hard conversations.

  • Swimming in the Deep End - What Does It Take?

    No matter where what role we play in a school or district, we all want to make a difference. However, things move fast in education these days, and often in our communications we are left confused, overwhelmed and not as successful as we could be. We need to build up a skill set of effective decision making capabilities, ‘resistance management’ communication strategies and for the sake of our health, our ‘stress tolerance.’ This workshop will provide support, a laugh, and some cognitive, social and psychological resources to help you communicate more effectively, confidently and collaboratively, no matter your role.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Jennifer Abrams?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jennifer Abrams for both live and virtual events 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Jennifer Abrams, 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 Jennifer Abrams or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Jennifer Abrams?

    Booking fees for Jennifer Abrams, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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 Jennifer Abrams, 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 Jennifer Abrams?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jennifer Abrams 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 Jennifer Abrams 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 Jennifer Abrams or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jennifer Abrams 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.
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Jennifer Abrams

International Educational & Communications Consultant, Author and Voice Coach

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Jennifer Abrams Biography

Jennifer Abrams is an international educational and communications consultant for public and independent schools, hospitals, universities, and non-profits. She trains and coaches teachers, administrators, hospital personnel, and others on successful instructional practices, new employee support, supervision and evaluation, generational savvy, having hard conversations, and effective collaboration skills.

An author, Abrams's books include "Swimming in the Deep End: Four Foundational Skills for Leading Successful School Initiatives" and "Having Hard Conversations." Together with Valerie Von Frank, she co-authored 2013's "Being Generationally Savvy: Learning and Leading Across the Generations."

Abrams has been featured in ASCD’s video series, "Master Class," hosted by National Public Radio’s Claudio Sanchez, as a generationally savvy expert for "Tune in to What the New Generation of Teachers Can Do," and by the Ontario Ministry of Education for their "Leadership Matters: Supporting Open-to-Learning Conversations" video series.

Abrams considers herself a voice coach, helping others learn how to best use their voices, be it in a group, in front of a classroom, coaching a colleague, in a supervisory role, and most recently in writing for the stage, as she did in her tenure as a Board Member of the National New Play Network.

Abrams resides in Palo Alto, California, and holds a master’s degree in education from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in English from Tufts University.

Jennifer Abrams Videos

  • Leadership Loading Podcast - Jennifer Abrams (S1E3)
    Formerly a high school English teacher and a new teacher coach, Jennifer Abrams is currently a communications consultant who works with educators and...
  • Having Hard Conversations: Finding Your Voice Around What Matters
    Jennifer Abrams, communications consultant and author, gives a keynote talk at the 2018 National Teacher Leadership Conference. As educators, we...
  • Jennifer Abrams at FETC 2018

Jennifer Abrams Books

Speaker Lists Featuring Jennifer Abrams

Jennifer Abrams Speaking Topics

  • Influence and Persuasion

    Gone are the days when a leader’s positional power was sufficient to advance an agenda. Today’s successful leaders must gain commitment to ambitious goals not only from people who work for them, but also from peers and a diverse group of stakeholders who are beyond their command. See how the ability to influence and persuade others is now a critical differentiator of leaders who move people to support their goals from those who can’t.

  • Building Capacity in Aspiring Leaders

    With Boomer administrators retiring in greater numbers over the next decade, supporting new leaders in our organizations is essential to successful succession planning. Experienced leaders need to articulate what legacy they wish to leave behind as well as well as learn and coach toward the skills and capacities aspiring leaders need to build and foster. Using work on generational savvy and leadership development, this session will provide rubrics and recommendations for supporting the growth of aspiring leaders.

  • Being Generationally Savvy: Working Effectively With All Generations

    Have you noticed your newer employees feel and look and act differently than novice colleagues you remember? Are you hearing of communication challenges between colleagues of different ages? Are you becoming aware more employees want a life-work balance vs. a work-life balance? Generational factors might be coming into play. Who are these four generations in our workplaces? What are their strengths and needs? What structures and communication protocols should we design to work well with them all? And, what knowledge do we need to help every group thrive? Using Jennifer’s book, The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicate, Collaborate and Create Community, this workshop will provide tools, resources on this increasingly intriguing topic.

  • Having Hard Conversations

    As administrators, coaches or colleagues, we often come up against situations where difficult topics must be addressed. What do we know about the best strategies for those moments? What questions should we be asking ourselves before we speak, and what environments are best for when we do speak? Based on Jennifer’s book, Having Hard Conversations, and her work with conflict and interpersonal communication, this session will provide participants with action plans and scripting tools for having those necessary hard conversations.

  • Swimming in the Deep End - What Does It Take?

    No matter where what role we play in a school or district, we all want to make a difference. However, things move fast in education these days, and often in our communications we are left confused, overwhelmed and not as successful as we could be. We need to build up a skill set of effective decision making capabilities, ‘resistance management’ communication strategies and for the sake of our health, our ‘stress tolerance.’ This workshop will provide support, a laugh, and some cognitive, social and psychological resources to help you communicate more effectively, confidently and collaboratively, no matter your role.

FAQs on booking Jennifer Abrams

  • How to book Jennifer Abrams?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jennifer Abrams for both live and virtual events 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Jennifer Abrams, 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 Jennifer Abrams or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jennifer Abrams?

    Booking fees for Jennifer Abrams, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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 Jennifer Abrams, 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 Jennifer Abrams?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jennifer Abrams 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 Jennifer Abrams 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 Jennifer Abrams or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jennifer Abrams 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.

Jennifer Abrams is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Influence and Persuasion, Building Capacity in Aspiring Leaders, Being Generationally Savvy: Working Effectively With All Generations, Having Hard Conversations and Swimming in the Deep End - What Does It Take?. The estimated speaking fee range to book Jennifer Abrams for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Jennifer Abrams generally travels from Palo Alto, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Katherine McKnight, Kim Geddie, Harvey Silver, Jon Bergmann and Linda Darling-Hammond. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jennifer Abrams for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Jennifer Abrams Speaker Videos

  • Leadership Loading Podcast - Jennifer Abrams (S1E3)
    Formerly a high school English teacher and a new teacher coach, Jennifer Abrams is currently a communications consultant who works with educators and others on new teacher and employee support, being...
    Having Hard Conversations: Finding Your Voice Around What Matters
    Jennifer Abrams, communications consultant and author, gives a keynote talk at the 2018 National Teacher Leadership Conference. As educators, we often come up against situations in which difficult...
  • Jennifer Abrams at FETC 2018

Jennifer Abrams Speaking Topics

  • Influence and Persuasion

    Gone are the days when a leader’s positional power was sufficient to advance an agenda. Today’s successful leaders must gain commitment to ambitious goals not only from people who work for them, but also from peers and a diverse group of stakeholders who are beyond their command. See how the ability to influence and persuade others is now a critical differentiator of leaders who move people to support their goals from those who can’t.

  • Building Capacity in Aspiring Leaders

    With Boomer administrators retiring in greater numbers over the next decade, supporting new leaders in our organizations is essential to successful succession planning. Experienced leaders need to articulate what legacy they wish to leave behind as well as well as learn and coach toward the skills and capacities aspiring leaders need to build and foster. Using work on generational savvy and leadership development, this session will provide rubrics and recommendations for supporting the growth of aspiring leaders.

  • Being Generationally Savvy: Working Effectively With All Generations

    Have you noticed your newer employees feel and look and act differently than novice colleagues you remember? Are you hearing of communication challenges between colleagues of different ages? Are you becoming aware more employees want a life-work balance vs. a work-life balance? Generational factors might be coming into play. Who are these four generations in our workplaces? What are their strengths and needs? What structures and communication protocols should we design to work well with them all? And, what knowledge do we need to help every group thrive? Using Jennifer’s book, The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicate, Collaborate and Create Community, this workshop will provide tools, resources on this increasingly intriguing topic.

  • Having Hard Conversations

    As administrators, coaches or colleagues, we often come up against situations where difficult topics must be addressed. What do we know about the best strategies for those moments? What questions should we be asking ourselves before we speak, and what environments are best for when we do speak? Based on Jennifer’s book, Having Hard Conversations, and her work with conflict and interpersonal communication, this session will provide participants with action plans and scripting tools for having those necessary hard conversations.

  • Swimming in the Deep End - What Does It Take?

    No matter where what role we play in a school or district, we all want to make a difference. However, things move fast in education these days, and often in our communications we are left confused, overwhelmed and not as successful as we could be. We need to build up a skill set of effective decision making capabilities, ‘resistance management’ communication strategies and for the sake of our health, our ‘stress tolerance.’ This workshop will provide support, a laugh, and some cognitive, social and psychological resources to help you communicate more effectively, confidently and collaboratively, no matter your role.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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