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Teacher workshops kicked off Aug. 30 with educators, administrators and para-professionals from Clearbrook-Gonvick, Northome and Bemidji Regional Interdistrict Council joining the entire Blackduck K-12 staff for a presentation by nationally known motivational speaker Spencer Henry.

Henry's presentation, A Positive and Practical Approach to Classroom Management, was inspirational to the entire educational community.

Henry is an author and international consultant on motivating and managing people. He has over 40 years of experience in education and has taught in the elementary school, middle school and high school.

As a principal, he has transformed schools in crisis to blue ribbon schools. From his experience in working with at-risk, difficult and non-compliant students, he has developed a wide variety of practical, doable strategies that teachers and administrators can use immediately.

Through a variety of professional associations and experiences, he has developed powerful, practical strategies for motivating and managing today's students.

Nationally-known motivational speaker Spencer Henry gave a presentation to the staff Aug. 30.