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Kelley Landers

Speech Instructor
Kelley is a home-educator of two children. She has a BBA degree in Accounting and an MBA in Finance. She is a Memphis Speech and Debate club board member and affiliated with the National Christian Forensics and Communications Association (ncfca.org). She learned early in her career that public speaking is inevitable throughout life, no matter the profession you choose to enter, and she is excited to give students an opportunity to practice these skills

Class Description

1 1/2 hour,  15-week course (one semester)

  • Confidence with public speaking is an essential skill for all students. Institute for Excellence in Writing’s Speech Boot Camp is a fast-paced, powerful public speaking course that assumes no previous experience.
  • The class will present important concepts for organizing and presenting a speech, afford multiple opportunities for practice, and teach students how to gently evaluate and encourage each other.
  • Students will have the opportunity to view DVDs that present example speeches by students, both experienced and novice.
  • Three specific speech models will be covered throughout the semester: narrative, descriptive, and persuasive, and the students will also get the opportunity to practice impromptu speaking.

Grade Level

9th-12th grade

Course Prerequisites


Textbook & Other Materials

  • All course materials will be given by the instructor
  • One 1 ½ inch 3-ring binder
  • Pens and pencils
  • Notebook paper


180.00     paid in 1 or 2 post-dated payments, due at registration, non-refundable after May 31

Deposit/Supply Fee 

35.00     due at registration, non-refundable

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