• "Your Tedx presentation was AWESOME! You are a fabulous presenter - natural, engaging, funny!"

    - Public School Administrator


    "Listening to Alex Ellison speak so candidly and articulately about where our education is headed was insightful and thought-provoking. Her fresh ideas allayed concerns I have had about my own kids’ futures. I feel more excited and can see how any college “recruiter,” parent or future employee could benefit from hearing Ellison’s informative and useful perspective. As a TedX presenter, Alex delivered a presentation that had the whole room sitting at rapt attention. As a Producer of Speakers, I’ve seen a lot. Alex was amazing!" - Gretchen Bruener, Professional Speaking Coach

  • For Parents, Students, Educators and Policy Makers

    With ample experience working directly with parents and students, consulting with schools, and working with community leaders, I can speak to a range of audiences. I am able to tailor talks, simplifying complex topics for nonexperts or ramping up the content for seasoned professionals.

    Topics of Interest


    • College admission trends and data
    • Best practices for students applying to college
    • Affording an education today
    • Job Hopping
    • Preparing this generation for the future of work
    • Entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial education for young people
    • Vocational education, apprenticeships, and European education models


    To learn more about my style and my favorite topics, check out at https://medium.com/@alexjeanellison

    Sage on the Stage or Guide on the Side

    I have experience speaking on stage in front of thousands, in a gym auditorium of a public high school, in a boardroom with a powerpoint, virtually during webinars, and in intimate workshop-style settings.

    Speaker Fees

    I offer a handful of free talks, seminars, and webinars each year for causes that align with my passions. Reach out to start a conversation.

    I never charge nonprofits for speaking gigs. I will only require coverage for the cost of travel and lodging.

    My speaking fee for all other companies and private parties ranges from $350-$1,000, not including travel.

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