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Charlie Coleman
Author, Educator & Consultant
Charlie Coleman is an award-winning educator, author and consultant. Charlie has been honored by a number of organizations. Awards and accolades include:
  • OYEA! Outstanding Young Educator Award from ASCD (Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development)
  • Canada's Outstanding Principals from The Learning Partnership
  • Top 40 Schools in Canada from Today's Parent Magazine 
Charlie brings his experience, enthusiasm and sense of humor to every event and situation. He has been a principal at high school, middle school and elementary school. He currently lives in the Cowichan Valley, British Columbia, Canada and does consulting across North America. Charlie has experience with inner-city and ethnically-diverse schools. Charlie also worked on a school improvement initiative with the Ministry of Education. As a busy school principal, Charlie is available for a limited number of public speaking engagements each year. As a published author, Charlie is an engaging facilitator and keynote speaker in schools and districts across North America. See the Testimonials.
Contact Charlie directly at charlie@heartofeducation.com


Tom Hierck 
Author, Educator & Consultant
Tom Hierck has been an educator since 1983 in a career that has spanned all grade levels and many roles in public education. His experiences as a teacher, an administrator, a district leader, a department of education project leader, and an executive director have provided a unique context for his education philosophy. Tom is a compelling presenter, infusing his message of hope with strategies culled from the real world. He understands that educators face unprecedented challenges and knows which strategies will best serve learning communities. Tom has presented to schools and districts across North America with a message of celebration for educators seeking to make a difference in the lives of students. His dynamic presentations explore the importance of positive learning environments and the role of assessment to improve student learning. His belief that “every student is a success story waiting to be told” has led him to work with teachers and administrators to create positive school cultures and build effective relationships that facilitate learning for all students.
Email Tom at: thierck@gmail.com Web site: www.tomhierck.com

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