Steve Somers is an "Amazing Teacher". He is the founder of Amazing Productions, a company that produces educational presentations designed to train, motivate and inspire young and old alike.
Growing up in a family of educators, Steve learned to read before he started school. By first grade, he was teaching other students how to read.The exciting adventure of reading led Steve to explore the school library for books on a variety of subjects. In particular, he enjoyed reading about tricks, puzzles, science projects, jokes and riddles, puppets, drama and storytelling.
In second grade, Steve wrote, directed and acted in his class Christmas production. He even cast his "first crush" as the leading role.
By sixth grade, he was paid to perform his tricks and puppet routines for elementary schools and churches near his home. As a teen, Steve competed and won several performing arts competitions at local, state and regional levels.
During college he honed his presentation skills by leading and directing teams of college students. The teams traveled throughout the United States presenting inspirational messages to people of all ages.
Steve worked his way through graduate school performing programs for day care centers, schools, libraries, civic groups, church groups, camps and even some corporations.
As a professor (for more than 25 years), Steve combined his unique blend of education and entertainment (edutainment) in the college classroom. Now, with Amazing Teacher he creatively communicates significant educational messages for children. Using tricks, illusions, drama, puppetry, stories, and music Steve continues to makes learning fun wherever he goes!
His appearances have taken him throughout the United States actively engaging students, teachers and parents with powerful programs and life-changing principles. During the past forty years, he has given more than 4600+ performances, speaking to thousands of people every month.
Steve has been in education most of his life. Recently, his doctoral studies and certification in curriculum development served to provide the basis for his educationally sound presentations.
Steve is more than a competent and qualified educator. He is an engaging entertainer; a motivating speaker, a talented puppeteer and the author of several books for children. Steve Somers is an amazing teacher who will dramatically captivate the imagination of any audience.