Presentation List

From business, executive, and government leaders to superintendents, principals, teachers, and school board members, Jim has worked with leaders and practitioners across industries and has a knack for connecting with audiences’ hearts and minds. Following are examples of a few of the places Jim has presented over the years.

Professional Associations

AASA: The School Superintendents Association

Alabama School Boards Association

Aspen Institute

Association of Educational Service Agencies

Association of Ohio Health Commissioners

Buckeye Association of School Administrators

Clinch-Powell Educational Cooperative

Education Trust

Florida Association of School Superintendents

Genesee Valley Educational Partnership

Gulf Coast Education Initiative Consortium

Kentucky School Boards Association

Michigan Association of School Superintendents

National Rural Education Association

National School Boards Association

New York State Association of School Personnel Administrators

Ohio Association of Elementary School Secretaries

Ohio Association of Athletic Administrators

Ohio School Boards Association

Ohio Education Association

Ohio Educational Service Center Association

Rural Schools Association of New York

Virginia Association of School Superintendents

Departments of Education
Ohio Department of Education

Tennessee Department of Education

U.S. Department of Education


Addison Local Schools (NY)

Amanda-Clearcreek Local School District (OH)

Brecksville-Broadview Heights City School District (OH)

Caledonia-Mumford Central School District (NY)

Cleveland Metropolitan School District (OH)

Columbus City Schools (OH)

Coopersville Area Schools (MI)

Dayton Public Schools (OH)

Delaware City Schools (OH)

East Muskingum Local Schools (OH)

Findlay City Schools (OH)

Gallipolis City Schools (OH)

Houston Independent School District (TX)

Hudson City Schools (OH)

Johnstown-Monroe Local Schools (OH)

Metro Nashville Public Schools (TN)

Montpelier-Exempted Schools (OH)

Morgan Local Schools (OH)

Napoleon Area City Schools (OH)

Newark City School District (OH)

Northwest Local School District (OH)

Petal School District (MS)

Southwestern City School District (OH)

Three Rivers Local Schools (OH)

Upper Arlington Schools (OH)

Wooster City Schools (OH)

Worthington City Schools (OH)

Wyoming City Schools (OH)

Xenia Community Schools (OH)


Centre for School Leaders, Ennis, Ireland

Cold Lake Schools, Alberta, Canada

Hong Kong Manpower & Education Bureau

International Alliance for Invitational Education

Phi Delta Kappa International

Higher Education

Bowling Green State University

Brown University

Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University

Franklin University

Kent State University

Ohio Department of Higher Education

Ohio University

School of Nursing, Ohio University

University of Cincinnati

Vanderbilt University

Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, Ohio University


Battelle Memorial Institute

Coshocton Chamber of Commerce

Dublin City Emerging Leaders

META Solutions

Muskingum County Library System

New Concord Board of Trade

Ohio Business Roundtable

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

TEDx New Albany

Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce

Zanesville Rotary Club


Ashtabula County Prevention Coalition

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio

Martha Holden Jennings Foundation

Muskingum County Community Foundation

Niswonger Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Thomas Fordham Foundation