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[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Kimberly led the two-day Olweus Bullying Prevention committee training for our district and it was a huge success! Kimberly’s energy and command of the Olweus material really engaged and energized our staff, which resulted in a meaningful training session for every participant. Everyone in the training left feeling that they had the confidence and the tools necessary to train and serve as a resource for the other staff members in each building. I was pleased with Kimberly’s professionalism and commitment to providing the very best training experience for all of those involved! I would highly recommend KDE Motivates and Kimberly to anyone seeking quality Olweus Bullying Prevention training for their schools.[/quote]

Dr. Nathan Kleefisch
Superintendent MSD of Boone Township
Hebron, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]I love the energy that Kimberly Ewing brings to these workshops. I don’t want to fall asleep but stay awake and listen to every word. The information is so powerful and can be used in most settings.[/quote]

Shirley Jean Smith
Special Education Assistant at Indianapolis Public School
Indianapolis, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]The information was useful and thought provoking.[/quote]

Betty Watson
Instructional Assistant, Indianapolis Public School
Indianapolis, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Kimberly is an Excellent Trainer![/quote]

Kelly Grimes
8th Grade Teacher at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School
Bedford, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Kimberly was the keynote speaker for the 2014 statewide Conference for Pregnant and Parenting Teens held in Indianapolis, IN sponsored by Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County – The Young Families of Indiana Network. The audience for her incredible motivational presentation was to pregnant and parenting teens, their families and the professionals that care for them. The young parent attendees left with a strong sense of hope and encouragement to develop and pursue their dreams. The adult attendees understood the importance of their supportive role in helping the young parents. The presentation evaluations were overwhelmingly positive and many requested she be asked to present again in the future. Kimberly’s presentations are energetic and engaging, she was very easy to work with during the conference planning phase and very accommodating. I proudly write this recommendation for her.[/quote]

Dr. Wanda Spann Roddy DNP, MSN, RN
Executive Director, Health & Hospital Corporation Of Marion County
Indianapolis, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]I knew the minute I met Kimberly that she was the Olweus trainer for St. Michael School. She has so much positive energy and is 100% passionate about the program. When Kimberly came to our school she made the teachers feel at ease and comfortable. She is extremely knowledgeable about bullying and how to put the wheels in motion for prevention. Kimberly has remained in close contact with me regarding in the beginning, during, and after our Olweus training. I know she is always available for the many questions St. Michael may have. I would highly recommend Kimberly Ewing as an Olweus trainer for any school interested in the program. Once you meet with Kimberly and understand how dedicated she is to this program you will know that you have chosen the best trainer for your school! Thank so much Kimberly for all you have done for our school!![/quote]

Jane Mosier, M.Ed.
Teacher, St. Michael School
Olweus Program Coordinator
Greenfield, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Kimberly trained our staff along with five other schools in my district. Kimberly was a vivacious speaker who held the interest of my staff that came during two days of their summer vacation. The staff was very please with her professionalism and enthusiasm. She was an excellent Olweus trainer for us. Kimberly followed through in everything that she said she would do for us. I would highly recommend her for training. Kimberly knows her “stuff” and knows how to keep her audiences engaged.[/quote]

Marty Craig
Principal at Corpus Christi School
Evansville, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Kimberly was very Good and effective. She kept it interesting and relatable. I heard positive feedback about her from others too.[/quote]

Jill Mulligan
Counselor at St. Bartholomew Catholic School
Columbus, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Kimberly is Amazing and Great with her Enthusiasm![/quote]

Brock Harris
Jr. High English at St. Bartholomew Catholic School
Columbus, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Kimberly was Awesome! Really engaging and kept us engaged for 6 to 7 hours which can’t be easy.[/quote]

Craig Dismore
Jr. High Math at St. Bartholomew Catholic School
Columbus, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]You did a Great job! I love the energy, concern and experience you bring to the presentation. I feel like I have the tools and can use them when Bullying situations arise.[/quote]

Kara McCarthy
6-8th Grade Teacher at St. Michael Catholic School
Greenfield, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]I left this training day feeling very positive about being able to implement this program. Kim was Dynamic and Knowledgable![/quote]

Diana Stratman
4th Grade Teacher at St. Michael Catholic School
Greenfield, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]I truly enjoyed Kim’s energy, expertise and enthusiasm![/quote]

Jeannie Ellenberger
Music Teacher at St. Michael Catholic School
Greenfield, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]We chose Kimberly Ewing to kick off our week-long summer camp because we were confident she would capture the students’ attention and set a positive tone for the week – and she did just that. Kimberly helped our students understand the power of choice and commitment by providing real-life stories and practical action steps – while also having a fun time![/quote]

Rodney Frederick
Chief Program Officer at Starfish Initiative
Indianapolis, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Thank you so much for Motivating me. Your speech was Phenomenal!!![/quote]

Dechelle T.
Starfish Scholar
Indianapolis, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Thank you KDE Motivates! You really got me Motivated for high school. I wish you all the best![/quote]

Austin Lundsford
Starfish Scholar
Indianapolis, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]This was one of the Best trainings I have been involved in. The positive energy that Kim has and has empowered us to carry out was Awesome![/quote]

Steve Ricketts
Physical Education and Health Teacher at Westside Catholic School
Evansville, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Thanks for a Wonderful day of training and keeping my staff interested![/quote]

Tracey Unfried
Principal at Westside Catholic School
Evansville, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Great job on all the hands on activities.[/quote]

Stephanie Gresham
Special Education Teacher at Harper Elementary School
Evansville, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Kim reaffirmed that we are all in this together and that we all are important to success. Thanks Kim![/quote]

Angie Will
5th Grade Teacher at St. Joseph Catholic School
Evansville, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]The exercise of going back to my childhood and identifying my role touched my heart. I appreciate the many tools provided to help support bullying education. I am on fire for the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program![/quote]

Heidi Bailey
Teacher at Lodge Community School
Evansville, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]I have really enjoyed these last two days. I feel I have learned allot and feel more confident in dealing with Bullying situations. Thank you so much. This was Awesome![/quote]

Donna Heistand
Librarian and Teacher Aide at St Joseph Catholic School
Evansville, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Great activities and getting up and getting everyone involved in the presentation![/quote]

Jaci Elpers
6th Grade Teacher at Corpus Christi School
Evansville, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Thank you so much for what you do and your dedication.[/quote]

Angie Wulff
Preschool Assistant at Corpus Christi School
Evansville, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Thanks Kimberly! These two days of training have been Wonderful! I loved the conversation, activities and videos.[/quote]

Vickie Wannemuehler
Principal at St. Matthew Catholic School
Evansville, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Thank you to Kimberly Ewing for presenting an informative presentation on diversity and the meaning of celebrating the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Your presentation brought the spirit of cultural diversity to my MLK Basketball Camp of 80 athletes from all over the state, as well as 20 athletes doing a foreign exchange program. You did a wonderful job using examples and getting every student athlete involved in your presentation.[/quote]

Eric Gordon Sr.
President of E3 Basketball Academy
Indianapolis, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Kim you are Awesome! Thank you for training our staff in Bullying Prevention. They really Enjoyed you and we look forward to working with you in the near future![/quote]

Paula Keno Smith
Elementary Special Education Administrator
Indianapolis Public School

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]The Bullying seminar taught me that bullying is often over looked in America, even though it’s a very big deal. I especially liked the “acting” part were we were able to experience bullying through all views. I realized that being someone that just watches the bullying take place is just as bad as bullying itself, because you’re watching and not being a solution to the problem. I’m thankful for the people like Ms. Ewing who help young people like me understand the importance of bullying and speaking up. Thank you for teaching the scholars at my school the importance of not being a bully and speaking up.[/quote]

Victoria Linde
8th Grade Tindley Collegiate Academy
Indianapolis, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Kimberly’s presentation on Bullying was informative, engaging, and fun.  When my students returned from Thanksgiving break, they were still talking about how much they enjoyed her presentation.  I am so looking forward to working with KDE Motivates in the near future.  Kimberly you are awesome![/quote]

Christie Pate Herron
Etiquette Consultant
Excellence with Etiquette
Indianapolis, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Kimberly, thank you so much for all your help in our effort to start up our Bully Prevention Program. We couldn’t have done it without you. You have been great to work with and have done a great job adjusting to all my request! I really think that Olweus will be successful at Holy Spirit because of you![/quote]

Amy Moran
School Counselor
Holy Spirit Catholic School
Indianapolis, Indiana

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Kim is a riveting speaker who challenges while encouraging her audiences and classroom students to be better, do better, and treat each other better. Her presentation skills are engaging, interactive, and educational. She remains at the top of my list of favorite speakers and leaders![/quote]

Dr. Kandace G. Hinton
Associate Professor and Coordinator,
Higher Education Leadership Program
Indiana State University

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Kimberly is Fantastic! She is committed to a harmonious society. Brilliant as a speaker and leader she galvanizes her audience with facts and energy.[/quote]

Dr. Molefi Kete Asante
The most published contemporary scholars, having written over 70 books and 400 articles
Temple University

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″] Kimberly’s presentation was highly motivational and one which commanded the attention and respect of the students. She is quite Dynamic and Inspirational in her delivery.  I would Highly recommend her services for students who need to hear a Powerful message[/quote]

Dr. Donald Love
Former Principal
West Side High School

[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″] Kim is a very responsible individual. She has an awesome personality and is very well balanced. Kim works eagerly with persons of all ages and is an excellent motivator . . . whose word you can trust. I continue to be amazed at her resourcefulness. I recommend her highly[/quote]

Gazella Summitt
Foundation Relations Assistant
Vincennes University

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