Mike Kuczala is a leading authority on using physical activity and understanding the brain/body connection in both educational and corporate settings. His keynotes, workshops and professional development programs have been enjoyed by tens of thousands of teachers, administrators, parents, trainers, and corporate executives around the world. The Academic Director for the Regional Training Center, an educational consulting firm based in Randolph, New Jersey, and President of Kuczala Consulting, Mike is the co-author of the Corwin best-seller The Kinesthetic Classroom: Teaching and Learning through Movement. Mike’s 2nd book, Training in Motion: How to Use Movement to Create Engaging and Effective Learning was released in June of 2015. His 3rd book, the co-authored Ready, Set, Go! The Kinesthetic Classroom 2.0 was released in June of 2017.
His standing room only keynotes and presentations have been experienced in such diverse settings as The East Asia Regional Council of Schools, The Francis Marion University Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty Summer Institute, The American Society for Training and Development, The Forum for Innovative Leadership, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and the Society of Health and Physical Educators .
Mike proudly and humbly comes from a family of educators including his wife, sister, both parents and three grandparents. “I am the product of three generations of teachers. Education is what I love and do. It is always an honor and pleasure to work with both educators in helping them to become true instructional leaders, and corporate executives and trainers in providing presentation skill and effectiveness. My background in education gave rise to my love of teaching, public speaking, curriculum and training design, and helping people create goals and live their dreams.”