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Rick Dahlgren: Welcome to Rick's Page

Rick is one of the original program developers of Time To Teach and
owns the company with his son, Dr. Aaron Ross Dahlgren.  Rick has
been training Time To Teach for over two decades.

He has extensive experience at the elementary, middle, and high school levels
including at-risk campuses as well as teaching this course at the university level.
He is a nationally renowned presenter and one of the nation’s foremost experts on
classroom management. He is in great demand as a seminar leader and speaker at workshops and conferences throughout North America.

He knows what it takes to be a great presenter and he is looking for these qualities in you!

Rick is an energetic, entertaining, passionate, and inspiring trainer whose strategies have been presented to over 400,000 teachers! He is the first author of five education trade books including Time To Teach: Encouragement, Empowerment, and Excellence in Every Classroom and the extensive Resource Manual each participant receive at his seminars. Rick’s classroom management strategies can be adapted for use with any existing program. His expertise, common sense approach, and humor keep his seminars (AND HOPEFULLY YOUR SEMINARS) fast moving, enjoyable and filled with ideas that will dramatically improve student behavior in classrooms everywhere! He is especially known for his understanding and success with the most challenging children and for his ability to communicate his wealth of strategies, techniques, tricks, and action plans with fellow teachers.

As a mentor, he has supported both new and experienced teachers by helping them refine their teaching techniques and eliminate classroom challenges. Would you like to join him in his endeavor to help our teaching colleagues become better teachers? It is THE professional and financial opportunity of a lifetime.

Join his elite team as they endeavor to help other teachers to “teach with passion and manage with compassion!”

Dear colleague in education,

I am THRILLED you are investigating this opportunity and I look forward to inviting you to an upcoming Time to Teach Train-The-Trainer session. In order to be considered for this incredible opportunity you must follow these steps in this order:

Watch webinar icon 1. Watch the entire webinar (click the icon)
The webinar provides vital information about our company and this opportunity. It was designed to answer your important questions. Serious candidates must watch the webinar in its entirety before contacting us.  Sorry, no exceptions.
Send resume icon 2. If you have not already, email your resume (click the icon)
We request that you do not send your resume until you have watched the entire webinar. Please investigate us first. You must indicate in writing when you send your resume that you have watched the entire webinar. It is important you do your due diligence on us.
Schedule interview icon 3. Schedule an interview with the CEO, Rick Dahlgren or Dr. Aaron Dahlgren (click the icon)
After you have 1) watched the entire webinar, and 2) sent your resume to us (by clicking the icon to the left) one of our secretaries will contact you to schedule interview with Dr. Aaron or Rick Dahlgren.   Click the icon to indicate you are ready to have your  interview. Please set aside 30-60 minutes. We will have a lot of questions to ask you!
TheOne 4. Invitation 
Are you the one we are seeking?  We cannot wait to meet you and we look forward to our phone chat / interview.  If you possess the “3 P’s” (personality, professionalism, and passion) talked about in the webinar, we will immediately invite you to our next Train-The-Trainer session to join our elite team of national and international presenters.

If you are a consummate professional and a “top gun” teacher, I want you to help my company share our research-based and common sense methods which teachers can use immediately to TeachWithPassionimprove student behavior in their classrooms! Your personality, combined with our program, will enable your attendees to become the Picassos of their classrooms! You will feel pride in helping schools increase API scores, improve AYP progress, and dramatically reduce their discipline referrals. Your attendees’ lives will be forever changed after learning from you. Can you imagine yourself presenting a fast-paced, humorous and insightful seminar for our company? If you have a passion to help others, are extremely professional, and have a personality that will capture the attention of a room of teachers, let’s talk! Talented teachers who present for my company and embody these qualities earn the top pay in the industry.

This is an once in a lifetime opportunity that you will find rewarding on many levels.

If you have questions of any kind, please do not hesitate to contact me!ManageWithCompassion
I start my own seminars out with this quotation: “In God we trust, all others bring your data.” Although it provokes chuckles, it is no laughing matter. We are research-based and have tremendous outcomes everywhere we train. We have the data to back this up. In fact, if you haven’t already, visit our “School Success Data” page to see the school improvement data we are able to boast.
If selected to join our elite nation team you will train other teachers to:

  • Teach disrespectful students to be respectful!
  • Teach unmotivated students to be motivated!
  • Teach irresponsible students to be responsible!
  • Reduce time spent on discipline and focus on important tasks!!
  • Turn challenging students into allies!
  • Learn WHY students become disengaged and HOW to promote classroom involvement!!

What others are saying about our company

Quote icon “The presenter has a heart for children and teachers. He shares a wealth of information in an enthusiastic manner that can transform any classroom. No participant will leave this seminar bored or without the ability to put these strategies into practice immediately”
-Dr. Shirley Bonton, Deputy Superintendent
Quote icon “Rick is full of energy and provides the most common sense strategies I have ever heard. And that is in forty years of teaching and attending conferences!”
-Terry Hawley-Smith, Principal
Quote icon “The best seminar I’ve been to in years. It’s one thing to know HOW to do something, it’s quite another to TEACH someone else to do it. The presenter did both and now I’m enjoying teaching more than ever.”
-Juana Collida, Elementary Teacher
Quote icon “What a great lesson in humanity! I wish I would have learned Rick’s powerful strategies for connecting with kids early in my career!”
-Jeff Elliott, Middle School Teacher
Quote icon “This seminar wasn’t like anything else I have ever been to. It was fun and filled with strategies that I can use with my students. I have a “tough class” this year and I can hardly wait to start trying these strategies in my classroom.”
-Jeff Roland, High School Teacher
Quote icon “This seminar was AWESOME. I would not have gotten through the school year without Rick Dahlgren’s help. As much as I laughed, I learned even more.”
-Gale Horton, Counselor

How To Become A Trainer

We are rapidly becoming the leader in continuing education and staff development for teachers, schools, and districts in America and abroad. To keep up with the demand for our nationally acclaimed Time To Teach programs, we are seeking highly talented and focused educators.

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