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HIRE KEN VALGARDSON
Comedian / Keynote Speaker
Ken has been doing comedy for over 33 years across Canada and has even entertained troops in the Middle East. Ken did comedy while being a full time teacher and after 35 years teaching Ken retired and is now know as a miserable old fart. Ken does not yell at kids to get off his lawn, he goes on stage to tell you all the things you want to hear. Ken is one of the favourite corporate comedians of Western Canada with a very adaptable routine that touches on many subjects. Ken lives in rural Alberta so his experiences of farm life makes him loved by rural communities.
Keynote Speaker - "Observations of a Chalk Dust Encrusted Polyester Clad Educator"
Ken has been a Keynote Speaker to the Alberta Teachers Association’s First Year Teacher Convention since 2004, introducing new teachers to this amazing career.
Ken retired from teaching grades 1 to 12 after 35 years in rural Alberta. Ken has been a professional stand up comedian for over 33 years which will motivate your teachers to look at the positives of the profession, a great way to start or finish your convention. Ken’s message is a simple: we are all in one of the best professions in the world and we must try our best, but along the way we must laugh.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING
"We had one of the most enjoyable experiences yet. Ken was very accommodating and his humor touched us all. Where the heck is Bawlf? My hat goes off to Ken for his professionalism and wit."
"The show was excellent, everyone enjoyed him, I had many comments that they had seen several comedians this fall and they said he was the best they had seen."
"I had nothing but good comments regarding Ken's performance (I had heard Ken before, so I knew what to expect). He brought lots of laughter to balance out our fundraising evening. He was great! It was also nice to have a comedian with a clean performance; sometimes you never know! "
"It was great. Everyone I have heard back from had a great time."
"Ken did an awesome job and everyone laughed and really enjoyed his show!"
"This year’s show was AMAZING. Every year right after the comedian is done, myself and a couple of the other organizers head back to the kitchen to finish cleaning up from supper - and compared to other years, we had way more people pop their head into the kitchen to tell us how awesome the comedian was."
"Everyone LOVED them we have got nonstop compliments about Ken! He was Fantastic was great at following the crowds reactions and keeping them all entertained"
"Ken was great –we had tears rolling down our face. The content was appropriate."
"The show was extremely well received! Ken is excellent at 'finding the line' and tailoring his presentation to suit the crowd. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Ken to any group - and I'm sure 99% of the audience felt the same way."