Steve Perry

Steve Perry

  • Founder of Capital Preparatory Magnet School
  • Best Selling Author of "Man Up"
  • Education Contributor on CNN
EDUCATION in AMERICA

Dr. Steve Perry founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut, where 100% of his graduating seniors and go on to 4-year colleges and universities; U.S. News...

Dr. Steve Perry founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut, where 100% of his graduating seniors and go on to 4-year colleges and universities; U.S. News and World Report has cited his school as one of the top high schools in the country. Featured in CNN's Black in America series, Dr. Perry is one of the most talked about and innovative young educators on the scene today. He has also authored four books. His latest book "Raggedy Schools" The Untold Truth focus on the state of urban education in America, he offers the why's, what’s and finally the how solutions for closing the achievement gap. His theories are exemplified in his own school.

Parents must have school choice and vouchers. A good teacher at the front of every classroom should be the number-one priority in public education. But the outdated employment practice called “teacher tenure” lets union leaders keep incompetent, troubled, and burnt-out teachers in the system, while keeping out people who are actually committed to educating children.

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PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

Dr. Steve Perry is a strong advocate of personal responsibility in all aspects of life. As a motivational speaker he emphasizes the social issues in the community with messages that aim at building...

Dr. Steve Perry is a strong advocate of personal responsibility in all aspects of life. As a motivational speaker he emphasizes the social issues in the community with messages that aim at building up both the individual and the community so that our children can be better contributing members of society. His calls to action, personal responsibility and solutions. Man up Nobody is Coming to Save Us.

Dr. Perry reaches heart of his audience to motivate change in themselves and their community. Among social issues Dr. Perry focuses on is the role of family and how it contributes to society, including the strengthening of each member. His experience as a social worker, principal and parent equips him to deal with the individual dynamics. And he proposes that positive solutions in strengthening the family will ultimately make for building a better, stronger community.

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Effective Student Engagement

Dr. Perry knows in order for students to be successful in the competitive global economy, there must be a system in place to engage, develop and improve their performance. He will give simplistic...

Dr. Perry knows in order for students to be successful in the competitive global economy, there must be a system in place to engage, develop and improve their performance. He will give simplistic and direct suggestions that any school system can go back to their classroom and implement tomorrow.

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Closing the Achievement Gap

Dr. Perry spearheads a magnet school in Hartford, CT which has the largest achievement gap in the country. None the less with his "Hard Love & No Excuses" method his children are achieving and...

Dr. Perry spearheads a magnet school in Hartford, CT which has the largest achievement gap in the country. None the less with his "Hard Love & No Excuses" method his children are achieving and seeing improvements daily.

He knows for sure Urban children have the same passion to achieve as their counter parts and he has constructed a way to instill these methods for results.

Implementation steps and strategies are shared for the best solution to turn around learning and close the achievement gap for all urban, rural and suburban children.

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Education

As an educator himself Dr. Perry advocates for a fair and equal educational system for all children regardless of economic and racial group. He believes it is a vital component to shaping...

As an educator himself Dr. Perry advocates for a fair and equal educational system for all children regardless of economic and racial group. He believes it is a vital component to shaping children's minds and lives, and his methods have been proven with a 100% of his graduating students going on to four year colleges. Dr. Perry offers inspirational, motivating, and very easy to adapt advice about educational issues schools face today.

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Social Awareness

Dr. Perry addresses parents and communities to understand their role in raising intelligent and productive students. He shares effective methods to assist with growing the mind of a child into...

Dr. Perry addresses parents and communities to understand their role in raising intelligent and productive students. He shares effective methods to assist with growing the mind of a child into thinking beyond their circumstance and pushing the boundaries to aspire for more.

Parent workshops include guidelines to set with your children, and standards to hold them accountable for. Community meetings discuss ethnic sensitivity and common ground practices to ensure all members can agree upon a solution.

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Graduation Rate

Dr. Perry offers an outline of how his school reaches their 100% graduating number and methods other institutes can duplicate for higher success rates in their graduating students.

Dr. Perry offers an outline of how his school reaches their 100% graduating number and methods other institutes can duplicate for higher success rates in their graduating students.

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