Franklin P. Schargel is an former classroom teacher, school counselor and school administrator who implemented an improvement process for his inner-city school which dramatically increased parental involvement, increased post-secondary school attendance and significantly lowered the dropout rate.
Franklin is an educational contributor to the Huffington Post.
Mr. Schargel is an internationally recognized speaker and author of ten books and over 100 published articles. He has delivered workshops dealing with leadership, organizational culture and dropout prevention in forty-nine states and nine countries. The U.S. Department of Education, Business Week, Fortune Magazine, National Public Radio (NPR), Public Broadcasting System (PBS) and The New York Times have recognized Mr. Schargel's work.