Illinois Leadership History School Assembly Assemblies Chicago Wisconin Indiana Iowa
Addresses Common Core Socio-Emotional Character Education Learning Standards and Goals! We also conform to State Board of Education Common Core Learning Standards for Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana and Michigan
Beebe Elementary, Naperville, IL
"VERY positive feedback from students and teachers! If you haven't had Chris at your school, call him!" Bower Elementary School, Warrenville, IL
"We've had all the others...and YOU are by far THE BEST assembly we've ever had!
We would be honored to have you back!" Dr. Tanya Patton, Principal
Nelson Elementary School, Edwardsville, IL
* Communication * The Three Keys Of Control * Conflict Resolution * Active Listening
Plus Perseverance To Help Themselves & Others Achieve Successful Completion Of Goals.
Your Students Will Learn How They Can, Too!
Goal: Students learn how great leaders in history and diverse backgrounds used great choices and strong ethics to
not only help themselves, but help everyone else around them achieve their short and long term goals...and
how they, themselves, can use the same information to help themselves and others around them achieve their goals, too!
Students Learn Leadership Facts About Great & Diverse Leaders Including:
Ellen Ochoa * Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. * Gandhi * Jane Goodall * Abraham Lincoln * Maya Angelou
Students Learn How To Help Themselves & Others Achieve Goals By Understanding & Using:
* Power of Diversity
* Active Listening
* Goal Setting
* Communication/Conflict Resolution
* Good Study Habits
Students Learn The Importance Of "The Three Keys of Control" Of Social Impact And How To Use Them!
Students Learn That Leaders Know "It's not all about just themselves, it's about EVERYONE"!
Chris uses Character Counts or PBIS methodologies in his program. He can also customize the program to your school's specific language and methodology upon request!
* Leaders HonorSpecial Talents And Special Purpose: - The importance of each person. Leaders understand everyone has value.
- Everyone is unique and has a gift to offer the world.
- Special talents are things you love to do. Great leaders cultivate their talents.
* Personal Responsibility is Key to Leadership:
- Each of us is responsible for our own development.
- Teachers, parents and coaches can help. Listen to them!
- Deciding when you are young the type of life you choose to live that is aligned with your
special talent or purpose. Leadership means PLANNING AHEAD and GOAL SETTING.
* Doing Your Best / Working Together is the Hallmark of a Great Leader:
- Cooperating with others, especially teachers!
- Doing your personal best!
- Building a supportive school community.
- Don't Stand By, HELP!
*45 - 50 minute assembly
* Can be performed K-6 all together, or customized to younger & older groups.
* Historical figures can be customized at your request!
* 7 Helpers Onstage
* Constant Audience Participation/Active Listening
* Respectful Interaction/"Rules of Fairness"
* 10 Years Experience!
* 1000's of Great References!
* Fully Insured & Satisfaction Guaranteed!
* Posters & Press Release Provided
* Fulfills Multiple Educational Requirements/Standards/Goals
* 1000's of performances in: Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan
Canada & Germany
* Principal, Counselor, Teacher & Parent Approved!
* Sound equipment provided
* Relevant educational content
* Memorable messages
* Attention keeping
* Amazing Ventriloquism
* Hysterically Funny Comedy
* Silent Dismissal
This new program is based off of the requests of many principals, teachers, counselors and parent groups in
Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan and other states/countries who literally book us every year, every other year or have us in permanent rotation in their districts! Our programs have gained the respect of 1000's of schools nationwide. Below are references for similar programs, check them out!
This program is booking fast for 2015-2016! Space is limited! Call now while dates are available!
Reviews: Our clients love our programs. We know you will, too!
More "Character Counts" Assembly Feedback from Chicago IL Area Schools!
"Our school had Chris' Character Counts school assembly at our building to kick off our year, and our message of "Have a Heart" and living your life with strong morals and good character. He provided some excellent large group assemblies in the morning for our primary (K-2) and intermediate (3-5). The character counts assemblies sent a strong message that was both age and student appropriate. In the afternoon, Chris provided individualized grade level workshops. Chris' high energy and enthusiasm kept the students entertained throughout the entire show as he walked them through the Pillars of Good Character through the use of puppetry, magic and hilarious behavior! The "magic" words used throughout the show were "Choose, Lead & Succeed". I HIGHLY recommend that you "Choose" to invite Chris' Character Counts school assembly into your building for his character building assemblies, watch Chris as he "Leads" the students through the Pillars of Good Character, and finally see your students "Succeed" as individuals in the classroom and your community as they remember and live out Chris' message on a daily basis!"
Andy Fekete, Teacher Clow Elementary, Naperville, Illinois
"Stone School students, teachers, and staff could not have been more pleased with Chris' Character Counts school assembly performance! His engaging school assembly maintained the attention of all our students, grades EC-5, through his delightful use of humor using characters students could easily relate to. More importantly, his message of good character & citizenship was well received by all. The kids can not stop talking about the Magic Storyteller!"
C. Pfaff, Principal Stone Elementary School, Addison, Illinois (Chicago, Illinois Metro Area)
"The students were GLUED TO HIS EVERY WORD of his Character Counts school assembly! He had excellent control over the audience while teaching them to be in control of themselves. Entertaining yet the message of good character was taught!"
Kay Schultz, Resource Teacher
Pleasant Prairie Elementary, Kenosha, Wisconsin "It
is very difficult to find character counts assemblies that appeal to a
wide variety of ages. The Magic Storyteller was outstanding! Students
from Pre K through 6th grade enjoyed the program. The program not only
entertained the students, but it also provided useful information for
them. Great Job!" Principal John Stanton, Principal
Northwest Elementary, Evergreen Park, IL (Chicago, Illinois Metro Area)
"Chris McBrien's Character Counts school assembly
is GREAT! His energy and enthusiasm coupled with his magic provide
entertainment that keeps the students' attention. His messages within
his show are valuable and represent the themes and philosophies that we
preach each day to our students to encourage them to be good citizens! A
GREAT SHOW for kids and adults as well!"
Terry Kowalski, Principal
Bannes Elementary School, Tinley Park, Illinois
"Thank you, Chris! Your school assembly on Character Counts was
AWESOME! The students were ACTIVELY INVOLVED in the presentation. You
kept them ENTERTAINED and LAUGHING while delivering a VERY IMPORTANT
Sue Hofferica, Principal
Center School, Orland Park, Illinois
"What a TERRIFIC Character Counts school
assembly! You shared an IMPORTANT MESSAGE to the students and kept it
fun for ALL! The students are still talking about the puppets!"
Mary Bell, Teacher
Leggee Elementary, Huntley, Illinois
"Our school has seen a rising need to give our
students moral training. The Magic Storyteller and his Character Counts
school assembly came to our school and taught our students character
development in an entertaining way! ALL students K-8 were FULLY ENGAGED
and left the show UPBEAT and MOTIVATED. We were amazed how INVOLVED
and EXCITED our students were during the show! It was really great to
be able to give our students such a GREAT LEARNING OPPORTUNITY that was
also A LOT OF FUN!!!"
Megan Thornton, School Counselor
Eagle Ridge School, Silvis, Illinois (Quad Cities IL & IA Area)
"AWESOME! Our kids REALLY enjoyed his Character
Counts show! His message is PRICELESS! Teachers have asked to have
Chris come back already to our school at the beginning of the year!"
Karen Drake, Student Support Liaison
Lapel Elementary School, Lapel, IN "More
educational content in the first five minutes of the program than other
presenters we've seen have in their ENTIRE program...and we've seen them
Marvin Kiper, Teacher
Kathryn Winn Primary, Carrollton, KY
"I just wanted to let you know how much our students enjoyed your
character counts school assembly today. I have taught in the elementary
grades for over twenty years, and this was one of the best character
education assemblies we have ever invited to our school. The presenter
was obviously experienced with young children. He kept them attentive,
entertained, and maintained excellent audience control while delivering
his character message. This program was well worth our time!"
Cathy Wittrock, Third Grade Teacher Cedar Springs Elementary, House Springs, MO
"The students were GLUED TO HIS EVERY WORD of his
Character Counts school assembly! He had excellent control over the
audience while teaching them to be in control of themselves.
Entertaining yet the message of good character was taught!"
Kay Schultz, Resource Teacher
Pleasant Prairie Elementary School, Pleasant Prairie, WI
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Sterling Heights Rochester Hills Pontiac Waterford Brighton Howell Ann
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City Cadillac Lapeer
Providing IN Indiana Leadership Character & Anti
Bullying Bully School Assemblies Assembly for these cities and more:
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Evansville Boonville Sellersburg Bloomington Mooresville Greenwood
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Providing WI Wisconsin Leadership Character Education Chicago School Assembly Assemblies for these cities and
more: Milwaukee Appleton Kenosha Madison Platteville Prairie du Chien
Mt. Horeb Oak Creek Waukesha Janesville West Bend Sheboygan Manitowoc
Green Bay Waupun Oshkosh Verona Sturgeon Bay Two Rivers Racine Pleasant
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