Dale Carnegie- Skills for Achievement Program
Program Partner: Dale Carnegie
Dates: July 20 - 24, 2020
*Parents and guests are invited to attend the final session.
Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Age: Rising 10th-12th Grades & Rising College Freshmen
Location: Keim Center, Computer Science Classroom
Program Description: Ravenscroft is pleased to partner with Dale Carnegie to offer an exclusive training program for Upper School students! The Dale Carnegie Skills for Achievement course has been adapted specifically for rising 9th through 12th graders (plus students entering college). This is an opportunity for Ravenscroft students to experience the same benefits that have been achieved by over eight million graduates worldwide. This highly interactive program is recommended for those who would like to strengthen relationships, develop leadership abilities, and become more effective communicators. With increased confidence and sharpened "people skills", students will put themselves into position to reach new heights in school and beyond. In addition to these valuable life lessons, the internationally recognized Dale Carnegie certification will be an outstanding addition to their resume.
Instructor: Josh Bledsoe is a certified Dale Carnegie Trainer. He has undergraduate and Masters' degrees from Middle Tennessee State University. As an experienced Dale Carnegie instructor, he has conducted training for Caterpillar, Siemens, Cisco, Altec and Jimmy Johns. In addition, he has presented in-depth programs for medical, education, software development, pharmaceutical, insurance, and automotive industry professionals. His specialties include presentation and communication skills, leadership, human relations, stress and conflict management, engagement, time management and change management. Josh is also a military officer in the North Carolina National Guard, with over ten years of leadership, operations and development experience in the U.S. and overseas.