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Famous Michael Brandwein, educator, writer and speaker, is confirmed his participation in The International Camping Congress 2017

Michael Brandwein is an internationally recognized expert on teaching and leading young people. Michael has made presentations in all 50 of the states and on 6 continents. He is the author of three best-selling books on the training and supervision of youth leaders, called "Training Terrific Staff", "Super Staff SuperVision", and "Learning Leadership". He wrote and presented three Emmy award-winning public television programs about communicating with young people which have been broadcast on PBS stations throughout the U.S.

Michael is best known for his highly practical, “use-it-immediately” approach and entertaining and engaging teaching methods. He is a frequent staff development speaker for schools, camps, recreation programs, child care centers and community service organizations and is a keynoter for many national, state, and international professional associations that serve young people, educators, and families. 

Michael Brandwein has worked with young people for over 25 years in a wide variety of settings as a front-line staff person, supervisor, and director. He has served on the national board of directors and executive committee of the American Camp Association. He has been a training consultant for the National PTA’s national program to increase parent involvement and build better partnerships between parents and schools.

Michael has a summa cum laude degree in Speech Communication from the University of Illinois, where he graduated as a Bronze Tablet Scholar, the highest academic recognition awarded by the University. His Juris Doctor degree is from the University of Chicago. Michael is based in the Chicago, where he lives with his wife Donna and their two children.

Michael’s presentation skills are enhanced from his creative background, which includes graduating from the famed Second City improvisational theater school in Chicago. He wrote and performed for two years on an Emmy® award-winning weekly educational television program for children on CBS in Chicago. Michael has been a professional magician for over 25 years and wrote and performed in a live presentation with Jim Henson’s Muppets for HBO and the American Library Association to encourage young people to read.

Official website : http://www.michaelbrandwein.com/