Teacher + Learner
A nationally-recognized, fourth-generation public school classroom teacher, author, speaker, consultant, and foundation director who has worked with communities around the world to impact teacher quality and student success.
An educator who creates and employs one-size-fits-few instruction. Committed to his school community and to building an equitable climate of imagination, discovery, and sharing for students and their families.
Founder and leader of the Teachers of Promise Foundation, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to celebrating the best prospective teachers in America. Executive Director of the Teachers of Promise Institute, which has identified and recognized more than 3,000 future educators from dozens of colleges and universities.
CEO of Causing Thinking and an international speaker and consultant on topics ranging from differentiated instruction and student engagement to technology integration and classroom management.
An educator and advocate who is fiercely dedicated to public schools as the last bastion of democracy in society and who believes that, when it comes to teaching and learning in our classrooms, the best is yet to come.