Guest Speaker And Panel Event Schedule 


Class Schedule

Orientation - (Required)

JosiahKids Leadership Team, Parents, New and Returning Students, Volunteers, Teachers and Staff

September 5, 2020    

Awakening Passion - In A World of Apathy

Lorraine Ongwenyi | Administrator and Legal Counsel, JosiahKids Incoporated

September 19, 2020    

Worship and Songwriter's Workshop

Ashton Roach  |  Songwriter and Worship Leader, Free Chapel Buford

October 3, 2020

A Law Enforcement Panel

Mario DePaoli | Police Sergeant, Gwinnett County + Team | Facilitated by - Marlene Maina, Chair & Founder, JosiahKids Inc.

October 17, 2020

The Buford Harvest (Annual Award Ceremony)

Adam May | Process Design and Improvement Lead | GOOGLE Headquarters, California

November 14, 2020

An Etiquette Workshop (Boys & Girls)

Jessica Augustave | Strategic Marketing Leader, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)

December 5th, 2020

Fundamentals of Money Management

Alexandra Adams | Founder, Financial Flex

January 16, 2021

Comic Book Basics

Amario Andre | Executive Director & Founder, Amario's Art Academy for the Gifted & Talented

February 7th, 2021

On Missions | Past, Present and Future

Jeff Lacey | Missionary

February 20th, 2021

Why God Cherishes A Heart of Service
(Community Service Day)

Dr. Bethwel Raore | Neurosurgeon, Medical Missionary, and Founding Board Member, JosiahKids Inc.

March 6th, 2021

A Grief Recovery Panel

Panelists: Mark & Terri Westenfelder, Rebecca Lamar, Dr. Stephanie & Vincent Poole, Theresa Vaughn, D.DIV
Professional Pastoral Counselor Pastor/Director of Influencers Counseling, Jessica Banner, MS, Assistant Director of Influencers Counseling.

Moderator | Marlene Maina, Founder, JosiahKids Inc.


March 20th, 2021

Our World from A Young Mind's Perspective

Student Speaker, Gitanjali Rao | Gitanjali Rao is an Indian-American inventor, author, scientist, and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics promoter. She won the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge in 2017, and was recognized on Forbes 30 Under 30 for her innovations. She was named TIME's First-Ever Kid of the Year in 2020 and attends the STEM School Highlands Ranch, Colorado. She is 15-years old.

April 3rd, 2021

A Public Speaking Debate (Josiah Kids vs. Dads)

Facilitators: Sharae Stackhouse, Program Director, JosiahKids | Marlene Maina Chair & Founder, JosiahKids

April 17th, 2021

A Market Day for Young Entrepreneurs

Joseph Woodward | Founder & Board President, Student Startup //  Success Manager, Youth Entrepreneurs

May 1st, 2021

Last Day of School (Student Award Ceremony)

Sharae Stackhouse - Program Director, JosiahKids

May 15, 2021