March 3, 2024

Todd Whitaker: Educator, Speaker, Author, & Idea Generator – Climate, Culture, Motivation, AI, and More – 562

Author: Steven Miletto
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Todd Whitaker: Educator, Speaker, Author, & Idea Generator – Climate, Culture, Motivation, AI, & More. This is episode 562 of Teaching Learning Leading K12, an audio podcast.

Dr. Todd Whitaker has been fortunate to be able to blend his passion with his career. Recognized as a leading presenter in the field of education, his message about the importance of teaching has resonated with hundreds of thousands of educators around the world. 

Todd is a professor of educational leadership at the University of Missouri and professor emeritus at Indiana State University. He has spent his life pursuing his love of education by researching and studying effective teachers and principals.

Prior to moving into higher education he was a math teacher and basketball coach in Missouri. Todd then served as a principal at the middle school, junior high, and high school levels. He was also a middle school coordinator in charge of staffing, curriculum, and technology for the opening of new middle schools.

One of the nation’s leading authorities on staff motivation, teacher leadership, and principal effectiveness, Todd has written over 60 books including the national best seller, What Great Teachers Do Differently. Other titles include: Dealing With Difficult Teachers, Ten-Minute Inservice, Your First Year, What Great Principals Do Differently, Motivating & Inspiring Teachers, and Dealing With Difficult Parents.

Todd is married to Beth, also a former teacher and principal, who is currently a faculty member of educational leadership at the University of Missouri and professor emeritus at Indiana State University. They are the parents of three children: Katherine, Madeline, and Harrison.

Awesome conversation!

So much to learn.

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Connect & Learn More:

http://www.toddwhitaker.com

218C Hill Hall

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 65201

Email: t-whitaker@indstate.edu

https://www.amazon.com/Todd-Whitaker/e/B0045AYYBC

https://twitter.com/ToddWhitaker

https://www.instagram.com/toddwhitaker1/

http://www.toddwhitaker.com/publications.php

Length – 56:54

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