Ron Miles, Ph.D. is an inspirational speaker and workshop leader who has presented motivational workshops for educators around the United States. Participants leave his workshops with an extensive collection of practical strategies and activities they can use with students. He is especially known for his work with alternative approaches for “cutting through” to difficult youth. Ron is the Director of Guidance for an inner-city school district and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of South Carolina. He has won several state and national awards for his dedication in helping Youth. In 1998 he was named National Guidance Administrator of the Year by the American School Counselors Association.