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Dr. Jenny Grant Rankin Keynote Speaker/Presentations

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Dr. Jenny Grant Rankin (Keynote Speaker, Author, Educator) Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Jenny Rankin drjrankin@gmail.com


Dr. Rankin has delivered TED Talks, keynote speeches, congressional testimonies, and more, and has taught others through her books and classes on how to best deliver keynotes. Dr. Rankin delivers engaging , research-based keynotes on research dissemination, improving speaking/presentation and writing skills, teacher burnout, gifted education, education, and data use and data visualization. Her resume/CV can be found at, and her previous speeches can be found at


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“Talk about setting the bar high! I cannot stop thinking about the wonderful workshop you presented. Your enthusiasm for your work is infectious and I am so inspired by all of the examples and all the resources that you shared with us. I cannot wait to read your book.”

-Dr. Bobbi Newman, University of Pennsylvania

“You are an amazing facilitator! I will be following your tips a lot. Most of all I am mind-blown by your energy! 4 hours of same-level of high energy is so unbelievable. I will follow your work and look for your books. Hope we will stay connected. You are inspiring!”

-Dr. Arundhati Bhattacharya, Illinois State University

“You are AMAZING!!!! This was my favorite session of all. I appreciate all of the resources that you have provided and as a newbie this is priceless. I debriefed with my director after your session and she hates that she missed it. Thanks again for EVERYTHING! You are simply AWESOME. Thank you for the resources.”

-Dr. Darlene Breaux, Harris County Department of Education

“I really enjoyed it and found it quite helpful. I am going to step up my game and try to change a few things right away. I'd like to pass this on to my junior colleagues who are beginning their writing careers …I'd like to give them some short cuts.”

-Dr. Cinzia Pica-Smith, Assumption College

“Wow! This is the first workshop/seminar I have paid for at AERA and my gut says: money well spent.”

-Dr. Sarah Robert, University at Buffalo – SUNY

“I found your session extremely interesting, engaging, and useful. I can’t wait to share and use some of the ideas and tips you shared. And I’ll be keeping an eye out for your new book.”

-Dr. Gretchen Wright, Learning Policy Institute

“Thank you for a wonderful and very informative workshop and your support.”

-Dr. Elizabeth Anderson, University of Denver

“You were so amazing! Your strategies and encouragement really helped me. I also told a few others about you at a panel I was on at CUNY. Thank you so much for everything.”

-Dr. Lisa Auslander, Bridges to Academic Success

“I am one who gets bored. You kept our attention all four hours... worth the early session!”

-Dr. Leah Hollis, Morgan State University

“Thanks again for an amazing workshop this morning!! I have already put some of your information into practice. Thank you for that gift!! Thank you, again, for being a great teacher.”

-Dr. Lynnette Mawhinney, The College of New Jersey

“I was a participant in your professional development course this morning at AERA. I learned a lot from your session and I look forward to implementing these strategies to support my professional development.”

-Dr. Shana Cohen, University of California San Diego

“Thanks for your presentation today. Everything you’ve said resonated with me, especially because my work is focused on improving college teachers’ effectiveness in the classroom. You will hear more from me. Again, your talk to day is awesome.”

-Dr. Norman Eng, The City College of New York (and best-selling author)