Join us on October 21, 2021
The 2021 Steering Committee invites you to join us on Thursday, October 21, 2021, from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM for the 13th Annual Michigan Pre-College and Youth Outreach Conference.
Ryan M. Niemiec, Psy.D. is a leading international figure in the education, research, and practice of character strengths that are found in all human beings. He’s the education director of the renowned VIA Institute on Character, a nonprofit organization in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ryan is an award-winning psychologist, certified coach, an annual instructor at the University of Pennsylvania, special guest faculty at 5 coaching and positive psychology institutes, and author of 11 books, 90+ academic papers, and several hundred user-friendly articles. He created VIA’s first character strengths certification program – MBSP Certification – in 2021. He is a Fellow of the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) and serves on their Council of Advisors. He is currently co-founder and president of the Spirituality/Meaning Division of IPPA.