Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals (MAESP)
Beth Ziesenis: Author. Speaker. Nerd.
Meet Beth Ziesenis, your own personal Nerdy Best Friend. Beth Z keeps up with all the new online applications and downloads that can help you look like you're working with a team of marketing, computer and productivity experts, even if you suffer from a shrinking staff and a disappearing budget. Named an editor's pick for best speaker of 2013 by MeetingsNet and a Favorite Speaker by Meetings & Conventions magazine in 2014, Beth Ziesenis is an author, speaker, technology consultant and self-proclaimed nerd. Since her first Commodore 64 computer, Beth has been fascinated with technology and computer shortcuts that make people's lives easier. Beth helps computer users all over the country filter through thousands of apps, gadgets, widgets and doodads to find the perfect free and bargain technology tools for business and personal use through presentations and her books, including the latest title, The Big Book of Apps, available on Amazon.
For 14 years, Heather Ryan was a Special Agent with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS). She served in five different duty stations and traveled the world investigating felonies ranging from sexual assault and narcotics to homicide and espionage. As an interrogator and hostage negotiator Heather learned first-hand how the criminal mind operates and how the bad guys choose their victims. After years as a field agent, Heather became a Supervisory Special Agent managing a team of agents covering a ten-state area of responsibility.After turning in her badge & gun, Heather founded Safe in the City. Now, instead of just reacting to crime, she helps prevent her audience members from becoming the next statistic. Through an engaging presentation Heather will remind you of your strength and bravery. You will walk away feeling entertained, educated, and empowered to be a better you.