Welcome To NCYI
The National Center for Youth Issues (NCYI) is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization providing educational resources, training and support programs to foster the healthy psychosocial, emotional, and physical development of children and youth.
Founded in 1981, NCYI has become known as one of the country’s premier providers of counseling and character education resources. NCYI has served more than 39,000 schools in all 50 states, addressing a comprehensive array of developmental issues facing today’s children.
The Latest in Youth Issues
Leigh Bagwell SPEAKER AND COUNSELOR Leigh Bagwell is the Director of School Counseling Services, College, Career and Technical Education Division of the Tennessee Department of Education. She is leading transformational work in school counseling throughout the state. Her goal is to provide every school counselor with the training and resources needed to deliver high quality, student driven, data informed comprehensive…
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Robert Jamison NATIONAL LEVEL SPEAKER AND COUNSELOR Robert Jamison is currently the Coordinator of School Counseling Services at the Virginia Beach City Public Schools. He has numerous years of experience as a School Counselor and also as a Guidance Department Chair. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Virginia and his Master of Science in…
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School Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management By Melissa A. Louvar Reeves & Stephen E. Brock While schools are safer today than in years past, one act of school violence is one too many. Recent reports have conveyed the importance of schools developing and implementing protocols and procedures to prevent or mitigate school violence. To assist with this task, this…
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NCYI Speakers Bureau
Our speakers provide high quality, engaging professional development t raining for in-service days, workshops, and conferences. Bring the nation’s best to your school or district, and let NCYI handle all the details.
Please click on the topic of interest below to search for speakers, or search alphabetically by speaker name.
For more information or to make arrangements, please call us at 1-866-318-NCYI, or email us.
“Warmest thanks for coordinating our district’s all-level counselor meeting. This was one of the most highly acclaimed professional learning sessions we have ever offered. The speakers were well prepared, knowledgeable and timely, and the Product Showcase opportunity added a great deal to the counselor’s appreciation of the day.”
– Dianne Thompson –
Office of Advisement & Counseling, Gwinnett County, GA Public Schools
“NCYI takes relationship building to another level! They make us feel as if we’re a member of their family and go the “extra mile” in servicing our district. When planning large in-service events, they take all our stress away… we simply tell them what we want, and they handle the rest! We 100% recommend NCYI.”
– Susan Seng –
Counseling / Testing Supervisor, Shelby County, AL Public Schools
“Of the hundreds of educator conferences I’ve attended over the past several years, those put on by National Center for Youth Issues rank at the very top of the list when it comes to quality and relevance. They feature the top presenters in our field, and attendees go away with valuable skills that can immediately be put to use. It’s no wonder so many participate year after year for an enriching experience.”