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2019–20 LEAD Conferences, Friday SpeakerYouth motivational speaker Scott Backovich has dedicated his life to doing one thing: inspiring teens through speaking at their level. He’s been a featured speaker at conferences and schools across North America, appeared regularly on both television and radio as a teen help advocate, and established himself as a worldwide youth speaker that students can trust. Scott’s quirky yet powerful style and message speak to students at their own level, helping them to understand the true potential they hold.
2019–20 LEAD Conferences, Saturday SpeakerAfter 13 years of teaching, Kim Karr now gives students a voice by speaking full time. In fact, she is a co-founder of the non-profit program #ICANHELP. Kim shows students and adults how to use technology and social media for good. #ICANHELP, an effective, outcome-based program, has received recognition from Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees and major tech companies like Google, Twitter, and Facebook. #ICANHELP is known for minimizing campus issues related to social media. Kim has presented the #ICANHELP program to over 400,000 students, and has been instrumental in taking down a thousand negative social media sites. Kim has been on TikTok since it was first Musically. She includes her celebrity cat, Dickens and any new friends who want to try to be TikTok Famous. Let’s use #Digital4Good Together!
2019–20 LEAD Conferences, Sunday SpeakerThe “Amazing” Tei Street is a national motivational speaker, trainer and education consultant. She has more than 25 years of experience in higher education; curriculum development; training in sexual assault prevention; domestic violence prevention; alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs prevention; diversity and inclusion; advocacy; education; and youth leadership development. Her love and passion for positively affecting the lives of all young people and the adults who influence them comes through each time she steps on a stage… or gymnasium floor. Tei’s masterful use of humor, coupled with her gift for storytelling, makes her a crowd favorite. She challenges her audiences to use the knowledge they gain to move from motion to action, walking in what makes them “amazing!” Tei is prepared to engage, inspire, and motivate audiences to move into action to change their lives, communities, and this nation.