About Dr. Debra Peppers
Dr. Debra Peppers was one of only five teachers inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame upon her retirement from teaching English, speech and drama in St. Louis, Missouri. Among her honors is the Emmy award winning play CHOICES, as well as outstanding alumni at Webster University where she is on the adjunct faculty in the Masters program. For ten years Debra hosted a daily 3 hour drive time radio talk show, Talk from the Heart. For five years she has hosted a weekly TV program, The Outreach Connection, where her tagline is Shakin' the Salt with Dr. Peppers. Debra is a member of the National Speakers’ Association and has traveled to all 50 states and 60 countries. As an author she is in over twenty publications, including Living Your Dreams, God Allows U-Turns, A Father’s Embrace, Best Practices, 5 editions of Chicken Soup for the Soul and her own books, It’s Your Turn Now and Secrets of Success. Her speaking often incorporates her personal story of a 100-pound weight loss and having been a former high school dropout. Debra has been a featured speaker all over the world, from a one room school in Africa to the Crystal Cathedral to conventions of thousands - wherever she can motivate and encourage others. Click the buttons below for a more information.
Dr. Peppers' Mission:
Through humor and
inspiration, to encourage and provide tools for positive
change in the workplace, school, business, and community.
Speaking professionally throughout the world for more
than twenty-five years to educators, businesses, and
community organizations, Dr. Debra Peppers shares her
amazing story of “From Troubled Teen to Teacher of the
Year”, as well as her 100 lb. weight loss. Leading by
example, Debra shares through unique communication
strategies that even failure can be turned into success!
Invite this former dropout, now a successful speaker,
educator and PhD, to share her strategies, tools and
techniques with your group. Your audience will thank you for
bringing a unique presentation tailored specifically for