Ep. #21: Jimmy Casas – We’re All Teachers

Jimmy served fourteen years as Principal at Bettendorf High School in Bettendorf, Iowa. His passion for teaching and learning coupled with a vision for developing a community of leaders procured a culture of excellence and high standards for learning amid a positive school culture for students and staff. He continues to give back to his profession by speaking and presenting for state and national organizations and school districts across the country.
Jimmy was named the 2012 Iowa Principal of the Year and was selected as one of three finalists for NASSP 2013 National Principal of the Year. In 2014, Jimmy was invited to the White House to speak on the Future Ready Pledge. In 2015 he received the Bammy Award for National Principal of the Year.
Jimmy is the author of four books, including “What Connected Educators Do Differently,” “Start. Right. Now. – Teach and Lead for Excellence,” the best-selling book, “Culturize – Every Student. Every Day. Whatever It Takes,” and his latest release, “Stop. Right. Now. – 39 Stops to Making Schools Better.”
Website: jimmycasas.com
Twitter/Voxer: @casas_jimmy
Recommended Book: They Call Me Mr. De: The Story of Columbine’s Heart, Resilience, and Recovery by Frank DeAngelis

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About the Author


Robert Breyer is the “proud” principal of Cameron Elementary School in Cameron, NC. He also makes time to coach aspiring leaders who are looking to make the transition from teacher to administration. He is the host of The Guiding Principals Podcast, where he encourages visionary school leaders to share the stories of their own leadership journey and celebrates their successes along the way. Connect with Robert on his website at www.beyondthedeskleadership.com or via Twitter @rbleads

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