Leadership Expert Billy Arcement Provides Candid Conversations

School Boards

Leadership Speaker Billy Arcement has been motivating, empowering and teaching the critical skills necessary for success to school board members for over three decades.

Watch Billy in Action in this Leadership Video for School Boards

Powerful content: Billy provides entertaining and informative conference keynotes. His conference “lagniappe” includes presenting customized concurrent sessions. In his strategic work sessions (training / in-service) and board retreats, Billy builds board unity and teamwork. He grows leadership skills. He clarifies roles and responsibilities to build a stronger, more productive and cohesive board. Billy brings visionary thinking to the forefront. He shows boards how to build a professional relationship between themselves and the superintendent.

He uses his 12 years of board service as the foundation for his programs. His time as Louisiana School Boards Association state president provides a leadership framework. Billy is the creator of his “Children First” philosophy. He believes, it’s always about children, not politics!

Expertise that counts: Billy has presented at several National School Board Association (NSBA) Conventions. He also conducted programs for the NSBA President’s Retreats. State Association Conventions have used his services. And, he works with a wide spectrum of school boards in a retreat setting. He is the author of a large volume of articles on school board service. He provides candid commentary on the right way to serve children and school employees.

Billy’s retreats prepare board members with the ability to avoid the pitfall of “board politics.” This frees them from political pressures that all too often plague elected officials.

 School District Administrators

Billy is a former classroom teacher and high school coach. His school board member service and years as a senior corporate manager add to the message. Combining these experiences, Billy provides leadership insights from both an education and business prospective.

He shares real-world leadership skills, not pie-in-the-sky theories. Detailed handouts provide a template for positive change. His sessions make both a personal and professional impact.  Billy delivers with his down-to-earth approach to learning. Creative visuals and interactive exercises reinforce the message. The stories of the most famous Cajuns in the world, Boudreaux and their friends, bring laugh out loud fun.

School District Support Personnel

Not Just the Top: As a Leadership Speaker and expert, Billy shares that leadership doesn’t stop at the top. Teachers, cafeteria staff and custodians play key roles in our educational systems. In their own way, each helps the system excel. His workshops offer life-changing and career-boosting tips, tools and mindsets for success. Contact him for information on programs available to this group of employees.

Parents and Students: On occasion, Billy will speak to parents and / or students. There is a limited scope of programs available. If interested, let’s talk about possibilities.

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Client Testimonials

This is one of the most effective workshops I have ever attended in my eight years on the board.James Dawson, Alabama School Board Association
This was the most common sense training that I have ever attended. It was an eye opener!Angelia Barney-Wez, Arizona School Board Association
Billy is a real ‘people’ person who possesses a unique ability to bring diverse factions together, to have them understand and appreciate their differences, and then to steer them in a direction towards a common goal.Robert Lehman, St. Tammany Parish School Board, Covington, LA
Billy was absolutely awesome. I feel he was the best presenter at the conference. If you missed Billy, you missed a chance to change your life. He changed mine.Jeff Roberts, South Spencer School Board, NSBA National Convention Participant
A wealth of knowledge and practical experiences. A ‘Leader’ for training leaders.Peggy Taylor, MS School Boards Association
Thanks for reminding us, it’s all about kids.Michael Eathorne, Wyoming School Boards Association
You are knowledgeable, fair-minded, diplomatic, and you do your homework.Kathryn Meyers, Durham, NC School Board
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