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      "Evening of Excellence" with keynote speaker Monica Genta in Danville

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      November 13, 2019

      Wednesday   5:30 PM

      332 East Liberty Lane
      Danville, Illinois 61832

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      "Evening of Excellence" with keynote speaker Monica Genta

      This banquet is to recognize the caring and dedicated educators in Vermilion County that work tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of special education students.  Special education teachers, general education teachers, and paraprofessionals have been nominated by their administration as the "Special Educator of the Year." Following dinner and a recognition ceremony, Monica Genta will deliver a keynote speech, "180 Days of Awesome: Celebrating Education." 5:30pm- Social Hour 6:00pm- Dinner & Dessert 6:45pm- Recognition Ceremony 7:15-8:15pm- Keynote- Monica Genta Monica is the author of two books, Game Changers and 180 Days of Awesome, a middle school science teacher, and nationwide educational consultant and motivational speaker. Monica’s TED talk has been viewed by thousands of educators from all over the world. She has earned a Masters in Curriculum & Instruction and a Masters in Educational Leadership & Administration and is a National Board Certified teacher. Her goal is to transform teachers, leaders, and schools from seeing education as an ordinary job into an extraordinary adventure. Genta feels that every person who walks into a school deserves to love their experience! She is a believer in finding awesome and celebrating life every day! Genta is full of energy, full of passion, and full of love for helping others on their journey in life and learning. In her free time, she enjoys long road trips, accomplishing new challenges, eating unique pizzas, and impromptu dance parties. She is pumped to share her life and experiences with you and is confident you will laugh along the way. Monica lives and teaches in Illinois.

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