Since 1997, Jay has been a member of Toastmasters International, a global organization that helps its members to hone their public speaking skills. He has given more than fifty speeches within Toastmasters groups, earning him the level of Advanced Toastmaster Gold. In the Toastmasters leadership track, he has reached the level of Competent Leader and is currently advancing along that track by serving as an Area Director within his local district.
Comments from participants at Jay's workshops
"Very inspirational and thought-provoking."
"What a magnificent teacher!"
"Clear presentation; an enthusiastic, caring speaker. I bet he is a great teacher - the kind we hope stay in the profession."
"Great insight, motivating."
"Well put-together - prepared with lots of thought and delivered with lots of heart."
Jay has made presentations to:
California Reading Association
National Association of Professional Organizers,
San Francisco Bay Area chapter
California Agricultural Teachers Association
The following school districts: San Francisco, San Mateo-Foster City, Woodside Elementary, Sequoia Union High School, Palo Alto