Speakers

Tony Puckett

Tony Puckett

Tony Puckett Tony Puckett began in student ministry in 1985, and has served in various pastoral roles for over 33 years. He became senior pastor of Outreach Fellowship in 1996 and then merged his church with Longview Christian Fellowship in January 2000. In 2002, he...

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Jenny Landon: #EndStigmaSaveLives

Jenny Landon: #EndStigmaSaveLives

Jenny Landon #EndStigmaSaveLives Jenny is the founder and executive director of Growing Out Of Darkness (GOOD), author of Growing Through Grief, and host of GOOD chats. In addition to healing after losing her dad to suicide, Jenny used acupuncture to heal from...

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Craig Miller

Craig Miller

Craig Miller  www.thisishowitfeels.comCraig A. Miller has mastered the process of turning life experiences into opportunities for personal growth. Craig endured years of abuse as a young child. As an adolescent, he was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder...

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Donna Holt: Special Education Specialist

Donna Holt: Special Education Specialist

Donna Holt Special Education Specialist Donna Holt is the Early Childhood Special Education Specialist for Region 7 Education Service Center in Kilgore, TX. She works with early childhood special education (ECSE) educators, school administrators, related service...

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LeAnne McClure-Oliver: Certified Autism Specialist

LeAnne McClure-Oliver: Certified Autism Specialist

LeAnne McClure-Oliver Certified Autism SpecialistLeAnne is a Licensed Psychological Associate (with independent practice) currentlyworking with Dr. Sarah Kranz at Kranz Psychological Services. She has several years’ ofexperience conducting evaluations for children,...

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Bill Blanks: Dyslexic Life

Bill Blanks: Dyslexic Life

Bill Blanks Dyslexic Life Bill Blanks has shares responsibilities for preaching, pastoral care, teaching, youth and children’s ministry, education, and small group ministry at The Church at Lake Cherokee. Bill served First Christian Church, Kilgore for fifteen years....

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Anne Redelfs, MD: What’s Wrong With That Kid?

Anne Redelfs, MD: What’s Wrong With That Kid?

Anne Redelfs, MD What's Wrong With That Kid? Anne was reared in a small mill town outside of Pittsburg Pennsylvania. She received her medical degree from Tulane Medical School, going on to do a 2 year residence in pediatrics and three years in psychiatry. The...

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Kathy McCommon: Natural Health

Kathy McCommon: Natural Health

Kathy McCommon Natural Health Kathy’s Elite “Total While” 6 months Wellness Program, partners with women who desire to connect their own innate healing power and long forgotten dreams. In the Total Whole program clients learn how to powerfully explore themselves,...

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Anne Leslie Tijerina: OT Methods and Sensory Integration

Anne Leslie Tijerina: OT Methods and Sensory Integration

Anne Leslie Tijerina OT Methods and Sensory Integration Anne Leslie (Monigold) Tijerina is from Marshall, Texas. She attended Baylor University and completed her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. She...

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Dr. Wayne Jacobs

Dr. Wayne Jacobs

Dr. Wayne JacobsDr. Jacobs brings knowledge of health and physical education from industry and education. He has been working in this field for more than 25 years. Prior to being called to LeTourneau University, Dr. Jacobs was an assistant professor of health and...

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Holly Robinson Peete

Holly Robinson Peete

Holly Robinson PeeteActress, author, talk show host, activist and philanthropist Holly Robinson Peete, actress dates back more than three decades and has led her to becoming a voice for her father, her son and her community. The center of Hallmark Channel’s new and...

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Dr. Allen Appiah-Boateng: Counseling for men and Bullying

Dr. Allen Appiah-Boateng: Counseling for men and Bullying

Dr. Allen Appiah-Boateng Counseling for men and bullying Dr. Joseph Allen Kofi Appiah-Boateng was born and raised in Ghana; he is a native of Ashanti and Akwapim. He earned his BSc in Banking & Finance from Central University in Accra, Ghana; Chartered Diploma in...

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Leia Meryt: 2e Up Close and Personal

Leia Meryt: 2e Up Close and Personal

Leia Meryt 2e Up Close and Personal Retired Early Childhood Educator and Innovative Entrepreneur, Leia Meryt offers Personal Transformation Coaching through Infinite Heart: A Guide to your own unique personal transformation. One of her biggest achievements is the...

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Andrew Burnfield: ABLE Accounts

Andrew Burnfield: ABLE Accounts

Andrew Burnfield ABLE Accounts Andrew Burnfield’s passion is educating families about financial planning resources, so they can make sound long term decisions about their finances and achieve goals with a clear plan.One of the areas of need that Andrew often encounter...

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Carrie Dorsey: Child Development

Carrie Dorsey: Child Development

Carrie Dorsey Child Development Carrie Doresy is a wife of 26 years and mom to 2 gorgeous daughters. Carrie is a 20-year veteran teacher who specializes in early childhood special education. Carrie’s dream was to grow up to be a teacher. That path became personal when...

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Robert Brown: #ActuallyAutistic

Robert Brown: #ActuallyAutistic

Robert Brown #ActuallyAutistic Robert achieved his Bachelors in Business - IT Management after being in business for 15 years, so he's used to doing things in his own way and time. Robert has a family of four and was diagnosed late (after 40 years). His family tree...

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Jenny Williams: Extreme Picky Eating

Jenny Williams: Extreme Picky Eating

Jenny Williams Extreme Picky Eating Jenny Williams is the founder and owner of Little Light Pediatric Therapy and an East Texas native. Before moving back to Longview, Jenny grew in knowledge and experience as an occupational therapist. S he transformed from a new...

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Lynn Kistler: Parent Advocacy in the ARD Process

Lynn Kistler: Parent Advocacy in the ARD Process

Lynn Kistler Parent Advocacy in the ARD Process Brief Description 250 words or less: An IEP must contain an appropriate Prior Written Notice (PWN). This is not a simple cut and paste form but a synopsis of what was requested during the ARD meeting. Wording from new...

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Dr. Quentin Woods: ADHD and Classroom Management

Dr. Quentin Woods: ADHD and Classroom Management

Dr. Quentin Woods ADHD and classroom management Dr. Quentin Woods is a 20+ year veteran of Texas public schools. Starting out as an English teacher and football coach, he moved into administration serving in a variety of roles at the campus and district level. Dr....

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Sue Haywood

Sue Haywood

Sue HaywoodLongview native and Owner of Kids First Therapy, Sue Haywood, has earned degrees from Texas Women’s University, University of Texas at Tyler in Kinesiology and Physical Therapy. Sue completed post graduate work at Southwestern Baptist Theological...

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Athena Mask: Music Therapy

Athena Mask: Music Therapy

Athena Mask Music Therapy After 12 years of teaching piano and voice privately, elementary music, and special education, Athena decided to combine her two passions to become a Board-Certified Music Therapist. In 2009 she completed certification in all level special ed...

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Tina Rushing: Substance Abuse Counseling

Tina Rushing: Substance Abuse Counseling

Tina Rushing Substance Abuse Counseling Tina Rushing is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Texas with over 25 years of experience working with clients from all backgrounds. She is currently the Substance Abuse Counseling Program Leader at Kilgore...

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