Teacher Training


Motivation, Interaction, and Space Aliens:

How to Trick Earthlings into Learning

This 2 hour workshop includes male/female brain research and theory, and a step-by-step interactive model of how and why to integrate music and stories into the early childhood curriculum.  It is an accredited in-service for preschool teachers in Kansas and Missouri.

Teacher Training Flier

Click hereTEACHER TRAINING FLIER for Motivation, Interaction and Space Aliens informational flyer.

Conferences at which Dino has presented Motivation, Interaction, and Space Aliens:

“Afterschool Educators’ Conference” hosted by University of Kansas

“The Young Years Conference” hosted by The Missouri Association for the Education of Young Children

“The Childcare Providers Coaltion of Kansas Conference” hosted by the Childcare Providers Coalition of Kansas


“If you’re looking for a fun, invigorating interaction then hurry up and call Dino O’Dell! He did an amazing teacher training for our organization!  This is NOT your average training.  Two thumbs up, five stars, and all 10 toes!”
– Tiffany Creamer, Educare of St. Francois County, Missouri

“Dino’s training session was a favorite among the staff and inspired immediate results in the classroom. we are singing our way through transitions and adding movement and drama to circle-time stories! A great approach for the improvisational skills that are so valuable in any early childhood setting.”
– Terri Gaedert, Director, Village Preschool , Prairie Village, Kansas

“Dino’s program was educational, enlightening and extremely interactive! Our team loved the opportunity to learn more about the developing minds of the children, as well as the wonderfully practical  ways to engage children in storytelling and song. They were kept moving for the entire two hours! A perfect addition to our day of becoming better at what we do.”
– Laura Eads, Director, Kiddie Academy of O’Fallon and Des Peres, Missouri

“Our teachers had the best time learning with Dino O’Dell! His teaching style was interactive and informative. And we wrote our own songs, raps, and stories to enhance our classroom teaching. Everyone had a great time! I would recommend a teacher in-service with Dino O’Dell to anyone who is looking for a fun, informative, and interactive workshop!
– Judy Jacks-Berman, Director, Beth Shalom Rose Family Early Childhood Center, Overland Park, Kansas

“We had the pleasure of hosting a professional development presentation with Dino O’Dell.  It was interactive and brought a fresh perspective to our teaching. He gave wonderful, positive feedback to our staff throughout the activities.  We can’t wait to try another presentation!”
– Christi Eaton, Owner, Little Learners Early Childhood Center, Inc, Olathe, Kansas



Time: 2 hours
Maximum Participants: 25
Fee: $375
Set-up: 1 hour in advance of presentation; 30 minutes after presentation
Accreditation: Missouri, Kansas
Room Requirements: Projector with computer hook-up