Catherine Magruder

author | speaker | educator


Find Your Voice!

Whether your youths are shy or outspoken, this course is for them. They will learn how to structure a speech, use gestures and vocal variety, and develop impromptu and evaluation speaking skills in a nurturing environment.

Course Objectives

  1. Improve speaking and leadership skills
  2. Improve listening skills and to articulate thoughts quickly
  3. Develop constructive feedback skills
  4. Build confidence


My mission: To inspire youths from 10 to 17 to master public speaking skills and develop leadership skills.

Private coaching for individuals is available. Workshops are available for private groups and organizations.

The workshop is flexible and can be formatted to your groups needs:

  • 5, 6 or 7-week interactive program
  • 1 or 2 hour sessions
  • 1 or 2 nights a week or every night for one week
  • Speech topics unique to your organization

Each youth receives a notebook with educational tools and assignment materials. At the graduation ceremony each graduate receives a certificate of completion. A speech contest during the ceremony is optional, but suggested.

  • $100 per student for a class of 10 or more
  • $125 per student for a class of 6 to 8
  • $150 per student for a class of 4