Communication Skills

Train the Trainer

Professional Background

Steve is an award-winning facilitator and storyteller with over fifteen years of experience. Dr. Schroeder uses humorous stories to drive home important lessons. He has won numerous speaking awards and was a finalist in the World Championship of Public Speaking.




Dr. Steve Schroeder frequently facilitates classes and presents to a variety of organizations including State Farm Insurance in Bloomington, Illinois and Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS. His speaking topics include: presentation skills, leadership and human resource laws.

Steve has been deeply involved with the community in his speaking. He has spoken for the homeless in Kansas City through the City Union Mission and to senior citizens at the Shepherd's Club. He spoke for KC150, Kansas City's Sesquicentennial, and presented programs for the TeenSupreme Convention in Kansas City.

Steve always takes the time to discuss the presentation at length with you, the client, and then customizes the program specifically to meet your needs. He also understands how important it is to you that he arrive early for the presentation and be available for questions afterward.


View a video of Steve Schroeder training on Developing Public Speaking Skills:


View our Presentation and Public Speaking courses.


What Others are Saying About Steve:

“Steve: Thank you for a wonderful presentation today. Dragons, dogs and bears are always going to be sneaking around the corner, but how we manage each experience will define the outcome of future successes. Your talk reinforced the importance of being able to transfer the skills learned back to the company and/or into our personal lives.” 
- Teresa Rogers, State Farm Insurance, Bloomington, IL

“You are simply an awesome presenter, and this particular presentation is so valuable in the way to both speak about and demonstrate good public speaking skills. I know the audience left both entertained and informed.” 
- Carol Beneze Organizational Development Analyst Employee Development and Communications

“Steve is an excellent speaker. He took a serious topic and injected just the right amount of humor to get points across and keep the message positive.” 
- CPCU SOCIETY, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters

“Over 100 people attended and we received all positives about your presentation. Thank you for a powerful and valuable presentation.” 
- Jon Knapp, President, IAIFA of Bloomington



Sterling College 1984
Doctorate in Law, Kansas University 1987