COACHING CHILDREN TO SPEAK
CLEARLY, CONFIDENTLY AND
Professional Development Training
July 1, 2013
Alison Velez Lane, Facilitator
Monday, July 1, 2013
2:15 to 4:15
Beechfield Elementary School
Facilitator: Alison Velez Lane
CEO, Campaign Train Group
2:30: Principles of Coaching
2:45: Principles of Clear and Creative Public Speaking
3:00: Integrating Public Speaking Principles and Practices during Daily Camp Activities
1. Individual Assessments
2. Group Exercises
3. Individual Demonstrations
3:50: Counselor Roles and Responsibilities During Wednesday Workshops
4:00: Questions & Answers
Use of smartphones, tablets and laptops is recommended during the professional training workshop.
This interactive workshop will present essential principles and include actual practice
for summer camp staff on how to coach students on clear and effective oral
To equip summer camp staff with information, strategies and tools for coaching
students to speak clearly, confidently and competently.
Each professional development participant will:
1. Identify three(3) of their individual oral communication strengths/skills.
2. Learn three(3) public speaking coaching techniques.
3. Deliver a 2-3 minute impromptu oral presentation.
4. Prepare a draft a preliminary "Action Plan" for coaching students on public
ALISON VELEZ LANE
Alison Velez Lane grew up in Baltimore City. She graduated from Western High
School, Bryn Mawr College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
During her childhood, she won public speaking contests sponsored by her recreation
center, the NAACP, the African Methodist Episcopal Church and the Baltimore City
Department of Recreation.
Attorney Alison makes oral arguments in court, leads seminars about leadership and
gives speeches all throughout the United States. She loves helping people to feel
relaxed and good about giving speeches.
Let's welcome Alison with our attention and applause.