Ron Clark
Ron Clark
  • Disney American Teacher of the Year
  • Founder of the Ron Clark Academy
  • Author of Two New York Times Best Sellers


Known to many as "America's Educator," Ron Clark is the 2000 Disney American Teacher of the Year, a two-time New York Times Bestselling author, the subject of a television movie and the founder of The Ron Clark Academy. Ron is regularly featured on network and cable television (The Today Show, CNN and Oprah,) and was dubbed by Ms. Winfrey as her first "Phenomenal Man."

Ron Clark brings charisma, energy and devotion to the education profession. Ron pioneered innovative projects in rural North Carolina working with minority students in a low wealth area. His highly effective programs garnered national attention and led to a White House invitation to be honored by the President of the United States.

Ron Clark's personality is marked by a sense of challenge and adventure. Upon watching a television piece chronicling low test scores and the lack of teachers in inner-city New York, Ron packed his car and moved to Harlem. After being warned by the principal that his class was the least disciplined group she had seen in years, Ron prepared himself by visiting the home...


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Ron Clark Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at Garland...
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The Ending the Wussification of America's Schools
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Welcome to the Ron Clark Academy
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Video: Ron Clark Holmes Hunter Lecture
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Featured on NBC: Ron Clark Academy
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Ron Clark Denver Meeting

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The Ron Clark Story
Ron Clark shares his personal experiences teaching in North Carolina, Harlem, and at the Ron Clark...
Teaching through Adversity - Facing Challenges and Making a Difference
Ron Clark will share his journey from teaching in a low-wealth rural area in North Carolina to the...
Creative Practices for Motivating Students, Parents and Co-Workers
Disney 2000 American Teacher of the Year, Ron Clark, will share his best practices and tricks of the...

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He hit a home run way out of the ballpark! The keynote could not have been more perfect for us. People were coming out of the room so charged up with energy and inspiration and commitment that they all felt like supermen and women!

Laura L. McCullough, Ph.D. , Kentucky Department of Education

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