Jason Marotzke

National Speaker, Educator, & Leader in the Counseling Profession

Jason Marotzke, M.Ed.

National Speaker, Educator, & Leader in the Counseling Profession

Jason Marotzke and Joyce Marter

Joyce Marter and Jason Marotzke Join Forces

Jason Marotzke, M.Ed. and Joyce Marter, LCPC are husband and wife and met lobbying on Capitol Hill with hundreds of counseling leaders from across the country through the American Counseling Association — encouraging our representatives to support bills for mental health, school counseling, and more services for children, the poor, elderly and Veterans, as they have both done for years. Jason and Joyce are a mission-driven power couple who work together and share a passion for education, advocacy and providing practical tools to help people heal, recover, thrive and prosper together.

Jason Marotzke Speaker

USING IMPROV, POWERFUL DISCUSSION, & COMEDY FOR HIGH AUDIENCE INTERACTION

A Gifted, Talented, & Interactive Speaker: Jason Marotzke, M.Ed.

Jason Marotzke is a seasoned presenter for children, teens and adults on a variety of topics related to communication, leadership, and wellness. Jason uses humor, language, and examples that are appropriate for this age group, which increases audience engagement and results.  He is highly skilled at facilitating discussion and promoting psychological safety for important discussions and learning to take place, especially around topics that are often sensitive or charged. Jason incorporates engaging activities and exercises that facilitate team interaction and powerful learning experiences into each of his presentations. 

A consultant and affiliate faculty member at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, Jason teaches ethics and clinically supervises master’s-level therapists-in-training. He has served as an adjunct professor for more than five masters in counseling programs over the past ten years teaching a wide variety of coursework. A strong advocate for equity and inclusion, Jason is a Nationally Certified Human Rights Campaign l Facilitator and a member of White Men for Racial Justice.

Jason earned his Bachelor of Science at Minnesota State University at Moorhead, Master of Education from North Dakota State University, and began his Doctor of Philosophy at Capella University. He is a member of the American Counseling Association.

Jason Marotzke Speaking Event

Jason’s professional board leadership service includes being elected as the:

  • Governing Council Representative of the Midwest Region of the American Counseling Association (2-year term)
  • Chair of the Midwest Region of the American Counseling Association (3-year term)
    • President of North Dakota Counseling Association (3-year term)
    • President North Dakota School Counselor Association (3-year term)
  • Midwest Summit Coordinator for School Counselor Leadership
ND School Counselor Association
NDCA logo
American Counseling Association
Jason Marotzke

TRUSTED MENTAL HEALTH, SCHOOL & WORKPLACE PRESENTER

Notable Achievements & Public Speaking Talents

He has many awards and recognitions to his credit, most notably the Glen Dolan Award For Counseling Leadership and the Expansion of Counseling Throughout the State of North Dakota; and the Fulbright Memorial Fund Recipient where he was an esteemed guest of the Japanese government spending three weeks learning about the educational system and culture there.

Certifications include ASCA Legal and Ethical Specialist for the American School Counseling Association and Certified Facilitator for the Human Rights Campaign Welcoming School’s Biased-Based Bullying Prevention Program.

As an experienced national speaker, educator, and leader in the counseling profession, Jason believes people should not just be heard and understood but provided an environment where they feel safe to express themselves and to work on their inner selves. He brings that focus to every consulting and speaking engagement he takes on, backed by more than 20 years of experience in counseling, education, and public speaking and training.

Presentation Formats Include:

Keynote Address

Breakout Session

Corporate Training

Emcee

School Presentation

Workshop

Fundraiser Talk

Retreat

Webinar

University Talk

Panel Discussion

Continuing Education

(CEs available)

General Speaker Topics:

Creating Bias-Free Learning Environments & Workplaces

Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI)

Conflict Resolution

Leadership

LGBTQIA+ Awareness in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace

Bullying Prevention

Communication

Anti-Harassment in the Workplace

De-Escalation

Stress Management

Team Building  

OVER 20+ YEARS’ OF SPEAKING & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Jason Marotzke, Keynote Speaker

Providing 25+ breakout sessions for state and regional counseling conferences on a very wide range of topics from Tech Tools in Counseling to the HRC’s Welcoming Schools programming for inclusivity in schools, Jason Marotzke has given two keynotes and a 1/2 day workshop for state counseling conferences including his popular presentation on “The Use of Improv” in counseling, which is very fun and interactive. For corporate and counseling audiences, he’s provided extensive training on intersectionality, LGBTQIA+ awareness, and how to talk about race and culture in counseling and in the workplace. 

Jason’s been trained by the Human Rights Campaign and has been an educator all his career, a school counselor for 15 years and an adjunct professor for 15 years as well. 

Jason’s presentation strengths are that he is engaging, humorous, and highly skilled at facilitating discussion and interaction. He’s really great at promoting psychological safety for important discussions and learning to take place, especially around topics that are often sensitive or charged. 

Jason Marotzke and Joyce Marter at NSA
Jason Marotzke and Joyce Marter at the National Speakers Association.
Joyce Marter and Jason Marotzke
A dynamic Duo – Joyce Marter and Jason Marotzke

A Bigger Bang for Your Buck!

Book a Dynamic Duo for Your Next Event!

Jason Marotzke and Joyce Marter work as a couple and offer discounts on packages of presentations and travel together which brings down costs. They are also available to attend receptions, dinners, and parties during your event to elevate the experience for your attendees! Jason is also a professional photographer and videographer who can capture your events.

General Presentation Information:

  • All presentations can be conducted virtually or in person.
  • Presentations can be altered to fit the specific needs of your audience, including combining 2-3 presentations. 
  • Presentations are flexible and can be adapted from one hour to six hours, depending on your needs.
  • All presentations include a unique, dedicated landing page with downloadable copies of the slides, handouts, articles, and resources so attendees leave with a toolbox of new knowledge and skills. 
  • Hybrid presentations and recordings are welcome. 

 

Organizations Inspired By Jason

Jason Marotzke Speaker

Jason Marotzke’s Testimonials

Jason is an outstanding advocate for clinicians. I attended his breakout sessions at counseling conferences. I’ve experienced how engaging, passionate and poignant he can be on mental health issues. However, he brings humor and honesty to his presentation style. Jason’s expertise spans many different topics. His Improv training really aids his interaction with his attendees, as well. The 15 years spent as a school counselor and adjunct professor also helps Jason drive home any difficult topic in a straightforward manner. Strongly recommend!

Jennifer Froemel, LCPC

CEO/Founder Innovative Counseling Partners, LLC

Jason is an outstanding educator and presenter. Having attended his breakout sessions and keynotes at counseling conferences, I’ve witnessed his engaging and humorous style. From Tech Tools to HRC’s Welcoming Schools, Jason’s expertise spans diverse topics. His unique approach, like the interactive “The Use of Improv in Counseling,” makes learning enjoyable. Trained by the Human Rights Campaign, Jason excels in corporate and counseling trainings on intersectionality, LGBTQIA+ awareness, and discussions on race and culture. With 15 years as a school counselor and adjunct professor, he brings invaluable experience to education. Highly recommend!

Amy Mooney PhD

Ames & Des Moines Therapy & Consulting CEO | Chair Midwest Region American Counseling Association | Iowa Commissioner Counseling Compact | Speaker | Professor

“The trainings Jason conducted were awesome! I enjoyed sitting in on them. I definitely felt they were very informative and age-appropriate. We did get a lot of engagement from the group which is always a good sign! Thank you! I look forward to working with you again in the near future.”

(After providing an anti-harassment training for 18-27 year-old employees work in Parks & Recreation).

Mary Dankwa

Human Resources Division Manager, City of Evanston

Engaging Speakers and a Dynamic Duo for Your Next Event

As an experienced national speaker, educator, and leader in the counseling profession, Jason believes people should not just be heard and understood but provided an environment where they feel safe to express themselves and to work on their inner selves. He brings that focus to every consulting and speaking engagement he takes on, backed by more than 20 years of experience in counseling, education, and public speaking and training. Some presentation examples include:

  • Cultivating LGBTQIA+ lnclusivity in the Workplace
  • The Use of lmprov in Counseling – Credible Behavioral Health
  • Creating School-Wide Change Through Data-Driven Challenges
  • Engaging Your Audience by Speaking Their Language
  • Promoting Bias-Free and Inclusive Schools
  • Changing the World with Your Actions – 5 Challenges
  • Human Rights Campaign Welcoming Schools Program Overview
  • Keynote: Cutting our Counseling Facets to be a Brilliant Counselor
  • Collaboration for Client/Student Success
  • HRC Welcoming Schools: Creating Gender-Expansive Schools & Embracing Family Diversity
  • HRC Welcoming School Preventing Bias-Based Bullying
  • Leadership in the Counseling Profession-How the Puzzle Fits Together
  • Tech Tools
  • Association Involvement and You
  • The Role of a President
Presentations
Jason Marotzke and Joyce Marter
Jason Marotzke and Joyce Marter attend cocktail receptions, dinners, and parties to elevate the experience for your attendees. 

Jason’s professional board leadership service includes:

  • American Counseling Association Midwest Region Governing Council Representative
  • National Certified HRC Welcoming School Facilitator
  • Past ACA Midwest Region Chair
  • Past Midwest Summit Coordinator for School Counselor Leadership
  • Past President of North Dakota Counseling Association
  • Past President North Dakota School Counselor Association

Forming the Foundation: Education

Jason earned his Master of Education from North Dakota State University, his Doctor of Philosophy at Capella University, and his Bachelor of Science at Minnesota State University at Moorhead. His professional memberships include the American Counseling Association and the Illinois Counselor Association.

Sample presentations to his credit include cultivating LGBTQIA+ inclusivity in the workplace, the use of improv in counseling, creating school-wide change through data-driven challenges, providing bias-free and inclusive schools, collaboration for client/student success, leadership in the counseling profession, and creating gender-expansive schools and embracing family diversity.

Jason’s strengths lie in forming bonds with his audiences regardless of age or location. He has counseled and mentored anyone from kids to teens to adults, bolstered by his 12 years as a school counselor, HRC training, and leadership in counseling at the local, state, and national level. Connect with Jason and learn more about his business background on LinkedIn:

Jason Marotzke and Joyce Marter

Connect with Jason on LinkedIn

LinkedIn Logo
Jason Marotzke Family
Jason and Joyce’s blended family at their home in Cape Coral, FL

Work with Jason

 Join my email list for the latest guidance, inspiration, and insight into conquering your financial fears and

 living the life you deserve

newsletter_popup
Close