Maureen Breeze speaks on topics of student success, leadership and critical and creative thinking and has been featured at international conferences in Germany, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland and China. She trains and certifies college faculty and administrators in academic coaching skills, and facilitates trainings at conferences, universities and other institutions across the country. Ms. Breeze co-authored Critical and Creative Thinking for Teenagers and Leadership for Teenagers: From Ancient Times to the 21st Century, developed curricula for a series of student success books, and created a national mentoring program for Goodwill Industries. In addition to working in education, Maureen is a professional choreographer where she produces concerts and serves as an artist-in-residence at various institutions. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Claremont McKenna College with a major in International Management and minor in Mathematics.