S2 E1: Leading Excellence

Michael Horton began his career as a physics teacher and then became an administrator at two county offices where he coached principals to turn around underperforming schools and trained science teachers. He then coached AVID schools to prepare underrepresented students for college. Now, he’s the assistant principal of a highly acclaimed STEM charter school in Southern California. He’s written 3 books, two science experiment books and his most recent, a school leadership book entitled Excellence: Every Classroom, Every Lesson, Every Day (A Leadership Fable).

Books discussed on the show:

Daniel Pink – Drive

Michael HortonExcellence: Every Classroom, Every Lesson, Every Day

Lemov, Woolway, and Yezzi Practice Perfect

Contact Michael Horton on Twitter @MHortonLeads

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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