Kim Bearden - Ron Clark Academy co-founder, Best Selling Author of Crash Course: Life Lessons My Students Taught Me, executive director and language arts teacher - is an award-winning educator of almost thirty years. Her unique combination of innovation, discipline, and creativity ensures that every student is engaged in the learning process!
Kim Bearden delivers inspiring keynote messages to thousands of educators each year. As the co-founder, executive director and language arts teacher of the Ron Clark Academy, she is daily active in all aspects of the educational process. With a teaching career spanning almost thirty years, she has been a teacher, instructional lead teacher, curriculum director, school board member, staff development trainer and middle school principal. Her bestselling book, Crash Course: The Life Lessons My Students Taught Me, was released by Simon and Schuster this past July.
Bearden has received numerous awards for her creative and dynamic teaching styles. She was chosen from over 70,000 nominations to be honored as the Disney...
KEYNOTE: The Top Ten Things Every Teacher Should Know:
KEYNOTE: How to Keep the Joy in Teaching:
WORKSHOP: How to Have a Creative Classroom and Still Score High on Standardized Tests:
WORKSHOP: Lessons for Lively Learners:
Kim was awesome! Anecdotal comments from participants said things like she was the best presenter they had ever heard...can they use grant funds to bring her into their districts for professional development for staff....it was as if she were describing their lives...it was pretty cool! :) They also were making comments that they were going to suggest that other organizations bring her back to PA for some more events. We shall see! Thanks for your help! It was a great conference!
Cindy Rhoads, Pennsylvania Department of Education
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