Author and expert in instructional movement
Mike Kuczala is the coauthor of the Corwin bestseller and Association of Educational Publishers’ Distinguished Achievement Award nominated, The Kinesthetic Classroom: Teaching and Learning Through Movement, a book and philosophy that has changed the view of teaching and learning around the world. Mike’s second book, Training in Motion: How to Use Movement to Create Engaging and Effective Learning, was released in 2015.
President of Kuczala Consulting and Academic Director for the Regional Training Center, an educational consulting firm based in Randolph, New Jersey, Mike has become an in-demand keynote speaker and consultant at international conferences, school districts, and corporations.
His presentations have been experienced in such diverse settings as The East Asia Regional Council of Schools, The American Society for Training and Development, The Forum for Innovative Leadership, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, and the Lawyer Brain OD Roundtable.
An expert in training, training design, and effective presentation, he has designed or co-designed, three of the most successful graduate courses in the history of the Regional Training Center. Motivation: The Art and Science of Inspiring Classroom Success, Wellness: Creating Health and Balance in the Classroom and The Kinesthetic Classroom: Teaching and Learning Through Movement are facilitated by a cadre of more than 70 trained instructors who have taught thousands of teachers the key principles of instructional movement, motivation, and wellness.
As a graduate instructor, keynote speaker, and workshop presenter, Mike regularly facilitates professional development programs in both corporate and educational settings in the areas of motivation, presentation skill, using movement to enhance the learning process, brain-based teaching and training, differentiated instruction and training, enhancing student thinking, and topics related to wellness and stress management.
His engaging and practical professional development programs have been enjoyed by tens of thousands of corporate executives, teachers, administrators, and parents around the world over the last decade.
The Art and Science of Connecting Mind, Body, and Emotion for Student Success Conference
January 12 - 15, 2018
Friday - Monday, 3 nights
It’s time for us to reimagine how schools can prepare students for success in college, career, and community, as well as equip them with evidence-based tools for cultivating new habits for health and wellbeing over a lifetime. The research is compelling—students’ academic achievement is highly dependent on cognitive, physical, and emotional wellbeing. In this gathering...