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 

Jay has made presentations to:


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.
  • Easy ways to boost literacy in your family
  • The need for greater parent involvement in education
  • Creating a family mission statement
  • Kindergarten readiness
  • First-grade readiness
  • Parent-school relations
  • Developing a sense of responsibility in children
  • Time management and organizing at home
  • The organized classroom - presentation for elementary school teachers
  • Peace Corps
  • World Travel and Cultures

To contact Jay, write to him at

Comments from participants at Jay's workshops
Jay speaks!

"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."

Most of Jay’s speaking was directed to parents and educators. Following were examples of his topics: