Congratulations to our most recent scholarship winner, Natasha Bacorn! Despite only being in 7th grade and competing against high school students, Natasha won a $1,500 scholarship in the 2016 San Diego Optimist Club Oratorical Contest. We are proud of you, Natasha!
Conquering the fear of public speaking is a valuable skill for children and adults that lasts a lifetime. The ability to communicate effectively and without fear influences your level of happiness and success in life, personally and professionally.
Embracing confidence, public speaking, and leadership skills leads to new opportunities and gives you an advantage in school and life. Don’t live your life in fear, afraid to speak. Watch the video below to learn how the Academy for Public Speaking can help, or use these links to View Locations and Register Now.
Give yourself or your child the rewarding gifts which come from being a confident, effective communicator. We offer courses, camps, and private coaching sessions to transform public speaking from painful to powerful. Coaching Info Course Info
Enrolling in an Academy for Public Speaking course or scheduling a coaching session is a small investment which will contribute significantly to greater confidence, happiness, and success! Use this link to view the course schedule and Register Now.
Academy for Public Speaking graduates have won over $21,000 from competing in contests and raised money for 70 charities worldwide. Click the links to see our Scholarship & Contest Winners and the Wall of Fame.
“Personal coaching sessions have helped our son with all aspects of speaking – vocal variety, enunciation, emotion, facial expressions, hand gestures, body language, staging, and much more! In the end, Kathleen produced a competitive winning speaker. Our son won a $4,500 scholarship in the 2014 Lions Club Student Speakers Contest!” Maria & Matt Danilowicz
Academy for Public Speaking Wall of Fame
Academy for Public Speaking graduates use their voices to entertain, inspire, & help others who are less fortunate. Visit the Academy for Public Speaking’s Wall of Fame to see which San Diego teens and pre-teens have already earned charitable donations for their favorite non-profit organizations by participating in persuasive charity speech contests.