Teacher Motivation

"Teachers With A Purpose"

  • This workshop is designed to increase collective teacher efficacy by promoting collaboration and teamwork among staff.

"Know Your Why!"

Build Capacity.

Inspire Purpose. Purpose Pushers


Every Child is only one person away from a transformation!

Purpose Pushers LLC. is a hybrid educational consulting company that couples motivational speaking with research-based professional development.  Our aim is to build capacity, while  inspiring talent. We provide direct consultations, job-embedded coaching, interactive research-based workshops, professional development, keynote speeches, school assemblies, and much more.  

Leadership Development 

"Leadership Mentality"

  • What if you were created to lead?This presentation is designed to inspire and empower current and aspiring leaders of all ages.  

Poverty and Trauma

"From Poverty to Purpose!"

  • This session is designed to increase educator awareness of poverty's impact on students social, academic, and behavioral performance.

(Essential for Title 1 Schools)  

Invest in Staff Morale

"Professional Development with a Purpose!"

Purpose Pushers builds capacity and inspires purpose by serving in the following roles:



- Chief Strategist for School Improvement and Equity


- Consultant for School-Wide Professional Development Planning


​- Title 1 Instructional Coach


- Special Education Advisor


- Motivational Speaker for Teachers (K-12)

Teacher Retention

"Overcoming Burnout"

  • This workshop highlights the importance of inspiration in the field of education, while providing strategies for overcoming burnout.

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Functional Behavior Assessment

"Why Do They Do That?"

  • This vision-shifting PD challenges educators to view behavior through the lens of child development, motivational theory, and applied behavior analysis.

Inspire Literacy!

"Writing the Next Chapter"

  • This inspiring presentation is designed to motivate students! It is rooted in Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and aims to help students use literacy to cope with life stressors and adversities.  

Social Emotional Learning 

"Are they on the Train?"

  • This workshop emphasizes the significance of utilizing "Relational Teaching" to improve the social, emotional, and academic performance of students.

Life Altering Educators

"The Influential Teacher"

  • This presentation highlights techniques and strategies used by unforgettable educators. 

Culturally Responsiveness

"Is this lesson for ME or for YOU?"

  • This presentation seeks to build educator awareness for culturally responsive teaching with the aim of providing students with equitable opportunities for academic success.

"I went from living in a homeless shelter to roaming the school halls without a purpose. I was an angry young man with low expectations for myself.  Yet, my mediocre academic performance was not indicative of my intelligence, but I just needed someone to believe in me when I didn't believe in myself.  I needed someone to see the potential that I could not see.  I needed a "Teacher with a Purpose."


-JT Taylor CEO of Purpose Pushers LLC.  


Family Engagement

"Family Engagement Night"

  • This presentation is designed to motivate parents! It aims to increase parental involvement by providing parents with useful strategies to cultivate students' love for learning and literacy in and out of school.