Rob Evans on Raising Resilient Children
Rob Evans spoke to parents at the Randolph School in Huntsville, AL, in August 2012 about resilience. He described the challenges of 21st century parenting and outlined three key factors that foster resilience in children. See video excerpts from this talk.
Rob Evans provides a range of consulting and training services including professional development programs, organizational consulting services, and parent education programs. These are available for audiences of all sizes in a variety of formats.
As life in schools grows steadily more complex, the pressure of rising demands affects the morale and performance of teachers and leaders alike, even in strong schools. The need to rekindle commitment and renew skills has never been greater. Rob does not advocate a particular set of school changes or exhort audiences to embrace change. He concentrates on the real problems real people and real organizations face when they want to changeor are pressed to do so. His programs focus on the needs of faculty and leaders as they try to meet the needs of students. He works with large groups for long periods of time and keeps them engaged and involved. He is happy to tailor presentations and consultations to specific local needs.
These are available in formats ranging from a keynote to a full day, for groups of any size. Popular topics include:
Two presentations are especially designed for school boards:
Rob consults to schools and organizations of all kinds, both about specific dilemmas and as a regular on-call "troubleshooter." Services include:
Rob speaks to parents in a straight, common-sense way that avoids the usual clichés, and, with wit and humor, helps parents recognize their strengths, rethink their responsibilities, and concentrate on strategies they can actually apply. Topics include: