ELK HORN — Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton Community Schools held a first day of school presentation for students, staff and parents.

Entitled “Building Executive Skills for Academic and Career Success,” it was put on by Cary J. Green, PhD Author of “Success Skills for High School, College, and Career,” and was held at the high school in Elk Horn.

Best-selling author Cary J. Green, PhD, equipped students with skills to succeed in the classroom and on the job during the educational program.

The presentation looked at Time Management, Goal Setting, Critical Thinking, Problem-Solving, Collaboration, Accountability, Self-Awareness and Future-Orientation.

Parents and community members were welcomed and encouraged to attend.

The program helped equip students with skills for academic success and employability. Cary spent 20 years teaching and advising university students before founding CaryJGreen.com. He has served as director of a college-level recruiting and career center, department chair, and associate dean for academic programs. He recently received a Parent and Teacher Choice Award from HowToLearn.com, and Parenting 2.0 recognized Green as a Global Presence Ambassador for his commitment to developing success skills in young people.

Green is the author of Success Skills for High School, College, and Career. This book has appeared on Amazon Kindle Best-Seller lists in College & University Student Life and Study Skills. It also has received a Kindle Award from HowToLearn.com.