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Motivational Speaker Is Coming to DMS This Friday!

posted Sep 7, 2014, 7:03 PM by DMS DeKalb Middle School   [ updated Sep 13, 2014, 8:30 AM ]

DMS is having a guest speaker this Friday! Author Tom Thelen will be presenting about grades 6-12 Climate and Culture bullying prevention and student leadership. 

Tom is the author of VICTIMPROOF: How I Learned to Overcome Bullying, a book that shows students how to drop the victim mindset and how to stand up to bullying. Tom has spoken at over 500 schools and youth conferences across America and has been featured on many radio, web, and television programs.

As a youth speaker, Tom’s message takes students on a journey through his own life story – a normal “face in the crowd” kid who never struggled with drugs or alcohol, but instead lived with a victim mindset. Thankfully one teacher stepped in and helped him break free from the bullying cycle. Today, Tom travels America showing students how to stand up to bullying and how to “BE THE CHANGE!”

As part of this program, Tom will be giving each student a digital download card with 100% free access to the Victimproof E-book and 30-Part Video Curriculum. 

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