Alicia Huddleston, M.Ed

Speaker Services, Leadership, Education Speaker

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Phone: 847.749.9188
Availability: Illinois; National, International

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Topics: Christian, Classroom Management, Communication, Conflict Resolution, College Speaker, Education, Leadership, Parenting and Children

Areas: Illinois; National, International

Titles: Leadership and Educational Development Specialist, Conference Speaker (professional and religious settings), Author


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Leadership and educational development specialist teaches strategies that inspire, guide, and influence educators, leaders and team members to thrive both personally and professionally.

In a Nutshell

As a leader in education, corporate or church settings, do you want to increase your influence in your field of expertise? Do you need fresh ideas and provocative strategies? As a leadership and educational development consultant and former school leader with 17+ years’ experience, Alicia Huddleston offers strategies that inspire, guide and influence leaders to thrive both personally and professionally. Whether the challenge is effective communication, authentic collaboration, time management or how to promote student engagement and growth, Alicia’s energetic presentations provoke your audience to search within, guiding them to perfect both their own purpose and that of those they’ve been entrusted to lead and educate. Her entertaining workshops are always packed with new leadership strategies, step-by-step practical applications, and engaging role play that inspires her audience to rise to new levels of leadership potential.

Alicia’s audience includes university staff and students, corporate and church leaders. Her book, The Beauty of Modesty, which shows women how to carry themselves well in both character and communication, is used at conferences and by wives, mothers, single women, and young women on the cusp of dating and preparing for college.

Leaders will grow by:

  • Learning more about themselves and what motivates them to lead others
  • Communicating their vision clearly and honing leadership skills
  • Understanding the power of positive influence and how it impacts their organization’s culture
  • Collaborating and engaging others with varying perspectives
  • Realizing the difference between balancing and prioritizing
  • Perfecting, modeling and implementing effective communication, listening, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills  
  • Exploring Action versus Cognition

Educators will grow by:

  • Developing a core belief that all students can academically excel and thrive
  • Discovering how to build positive student-teacher relationships and parental support
  • Learning how to effectively manage their classroom to promote student engagement and academic growth
  • Learning invaluable time management skills

To become an influential educator and leader, it’s imperative to value others, communicate effectively and authentically collaborate,” says Alicia. Her audiences leave inspired, provoked and armed with strategies to accomplish these goals and conquer any leadership or educational challenge that may arise.

Fast Facts  

  • Alicia has had the privilege of educating students from five of our seven continents.
  • She partners with universities and churches to equip others to become transformative leaders and educators.   

What people are saying
“Alicia is one of the most pure and sincere persons I have ever known. She has the unique ability to reach the hearts of people because she pours out directly from her heart.”  
– Attorney Karen Boyd Williams

Best-fit Audiences

  • Conferences, Conventions
  • Expos, Fairs, Retreats
  • Corporations, Non-Profits
  • Events of all types
  • CEOs, Executive Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Civic Groups
  • Women’s Groups, Career Women
  • Baby Boomers, Millennials
  • Community Organizations
  • Colleges, Universities, Schools, Youth Groups
  • Parents, Educators
  • Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Small Offices
  • Counselors and Coaches
  • Churches, Synagogues, Religious Groups
  • Christian Groups
  • Rehab Centers, Recovery Support Groups


Offered as keynotes, breakouts, seminars or workshops, retreats, and trainings, and are customized for your group. Alicia Huddleston is also available as a panel guest or moderator.

Influential Leaders: Their Impact on an Organization’s Culture

This workshop focuses on guiding leaders through effective leadership strategies that will hone their people skills through authentic collaboration, trust and respect, creating an efficient, sustainable and thriving culture for all stakeholders.

Professionalism: An Invaluable Attribute

Professionalism, or the lack thereof, influences the culture and climate of any organization and encompasses multiple facets. If you want to become an authentic and viable asset to any organization, it’s critical to discover the components of professionalism and use them to your advantage. During this workshop, participants will discover, discuss and analyze the critical components that define this sought-after quality and learn how to make them your own.  

Parenting Styles and their Impact on Student Learning

Parents and guardians play a crucial role in the development of children and teens. This workshop focuses on parents and schools discovering and understanding the four primary parenting styles and how each style can and will positively or negatively impact the overall development of a child into adulthood.

Meet Alicia Huddleston…

Alicia Huddleston is an educational and leadership development consultant and sought-after speaker who has worked and served in the educational community for the last 17 years.  

A former chief dean, assistant principal, teacher and director of student development, she speaks at workshops, seminars and conferences on Influential Leadership, Effective Communication, Conflict Resolution, Character Development, Time Management, School and Organizational Culture, Parenting Styles, and more.

Alicia is passionate about assisting others in developing a growth mindset in order to have a global mindset. She is a graduate of Trinity International University, BA, the University of Illinois at Chicago, M. Ed., and is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership at DePaul University. Alicia is the author of The Beauty of Modesty.

What people are saying…

“Alicia has the respect of her peers; she is skilled to ascertain and problem-solve complex issues, values new learning, and has indefatigable energy and determination.”  
– Dr. Everett Edwards, Professor, Northeastern University

“Alicia’s abundant teaching background and leadership [brings] vivid examples to enrich the learning experience. She understands the connection between the home and school community, and the importance of parental involvement and literate efficacy in order for parents to support their child’s development and learning. She has the innate ability to provide assistance and encouragement to those who lack self-confidence to excel academically.”
– Dr. Wu-Ying Hsieh, Professor, University of Hong Kong

“Alicia’s words inspired me, they stuck to me!”
– Jessica Albarran, student, DePaul University

The Beauty of Modesty provides guidance for all women on how to carry themselves well, both intrinsically and extrinsically. Alicia’s book should be shared with wives, mothers, single women and women who are on the cusp of dating and preparing for college.”  
– Pastor Angela Flemons

Books by Alicia Hudleston

The Beauty of Modesty

The Beauty of ModestyThis inspiring book focuses on principles on how to exude the essence of an exceptional and beautiful woman. Modesty in character, communication, appearance and lifestyle is the epitome of true beauty.

See all Alicia’s books here.


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