Principal Kafele

 His message of inspiring school and classroom excellence is vastly impacting America’s schools! 

Dr. Marcus Jackson

 Dr. Jackson works tirelessly to improve the lives of children by helping to create a unified vision for all students focused on providing equal access to a high quality education. 

Dr. Melissa Chester

Dr. Melissa Chester is the CEO of BER is impacting the face of education in America.

Tommie Mabry

Tommie tackles the experiences and challenges that minority students face in educational environments.  

Dr. Terrell Strayhorn

 Research agenda focuses on major policy issues in education: student access and achievement; issues of race, equity and diversity; impact of college on students, and student learning and development.. 

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L. Kobie Da Wiz

L. Kobie provides exciting interactive fun-filled experiences for students, educators and parents. 

Dr. Johni Cruse Craig

She  believes that knowledge is power and sharing application of knowledge is more powerful.  

The ROCK Conference will provide a prolific professional development experience for teachers, administrators, professors, recruiters, district leaders, superintendents and any person that is a part of the educational community. We have nationally and internationally reknown speakers that will be featured throughout the entirety of the conference. Click on the individual images below for a closer look at each featured presenter. This is the perfect event for schools, districts, colleges, universities and educational institutions.

James Presley

Principal James Presley is an expert at incentivizing students towards excellence.

Dr. Marquita Blades

Teaches educators increase student engagement through rigorous & meaningful learning experiences.

Shawn Hurt

Shawn Hurt is a nationally recognized data driven school turnaround agent. 

Roxy Hall

Roxy is the founder of SHEnergy, an organization that is empowering the lives of women across America.

Dr. William "Flip" Clay

Dynamic, energetic, creative, and nationally acclaimed consultant, writer, and speaker.


Michael Green

Mr. Green's nationally-recognized interactive science show has been featured on the ABC, CBS & Fox television networks.

Sam Hall

Using his human resources expertise, Sam has created a communication system, that is sweeping the nation.

Dr. Chike Akua

Dr. Akua's dynamic, interactive presentations impact culturally relevant education in America.

Vincent Taylor

Vincent Taylor is a nationally acclaimed educational consultant and author of numerous books.

Robert Jackson

Robert Jackson is author of The No More Excuses Curriculum, featuring the book, Black Men Stand Up! 

Principal  EL

International Speaker who appears on Dr. Oz, CNN, NPR and Oprah Radio.

Merlyna Valentine

 Merlyna Valentine engages audiences and delivers a powerful message.

Erik Cork

Erik's skills has earned him the reputation as the “Hardest Working Man in Education.”

Craig Boykin

Mr. Boykin helps teachers break free from their routine and discover their unrealized potential.

Jeremy Anderson

Jeremy has made it his life's work to help students and teachers become the best version of themselves.

Patrick Phillips

Mr. Phillips helps groups achieve peek performance through engaging and substantive workshops and keynotes


Hotep. MBA

Mr. Hotep's  exciting presentations leaves the audience invigorated, energized and equipped.