Friday, February 28th, 2020 Keynote Speaker

Paul Laroche

 Paul LarochePaul Laroche, is a licensed addiction therapist, certified professional coach, performance expert and the managing director of Intervention Plus, LLC Consulting in Miami, FL. He has served as the Executive director of the Tim Hardaway foundation and is the author of the book Greatness comes form boldness, not from birth as well as other articles. As a transformational speaker and corporate trainer, Mr. Laroche has presented talks at many conferences and worked with professionals and organizations in the United States and abroad. He provides training and development to organizations to enhance the performance, health, and well-being of their employees. Mr. Laroche also has a private addiction intervention and therapy practice in Coral Gables, FL where he works with individuals, leads addiction therapy groups, and conducts interventions. Mr. Laroche holds a Post Graduate Sex Therapy degree in sex therapy from the Florida sex therapy institute.  Before becoming a performance coach expert, Mr. Laroche worked as a senior therapist at South Miami Hospital’s addiction treatment program in Miami, FL.

Saturday, February 29th, 2020 Keynote Speaker

Frank Leto

Tiempo.FrankLeto#1WEBFrank Leto is an early childhood educator, a musician, a composer and a Montessori teacher who has been working in Montessori schools through out the country for 40 years. He is also a professional musician, Orff music teacher and steel band director. He brilliantly combines his skills as both teacher and musician to create a sound that children love! Frank’s music for children is exceptionally popular with teachers and parents throughout the United States. His music is designed to encourage children’s participation through singing, dancing, fingerplays, games and exercises Frank has ten interactive, multicultural CD’s, two of which have won educational awards. Some of his music is also available in Spanish and Mandarin. He also has a curriculum book, “Method to Music” which outlines his unique approach to music education. Frank Leto travels nationally and internationally, presenting keynote speeches and workshops at educational conferences including the Music Educators Association (MEA), the Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC), the Chinese Montessori Society (CMS) and the American Montessori Society to name a few.

Frank’s clinics promote his own approach to imparting the love of music onto children. His interactive workshops are designed for non-musicians. In the course of a single workshop, attendees are singing, dancing and playing instruments with a new sense of confidence. With newly learned skills, they enthusiastically return to the classroom and enrich the child’s musical environment.

Frank Leto’s Method To Music

Frank Leto is an award winning children’s songwriter, musician, composer and early childhood Montessori educator with decades of classroom experience. He combines his skills as both teacher and musician to create a collection of multi- cultural, educational and fun music programs that will help you better incorporate music into your Montessori environment. Frank will share ways to encourage music in your classroom through singing, dancing, finger plays, games and exercises.