Office of Multilingual Learning
360 Colborne St.
Saint Paul, MN 55102
Bill is aSenior Fellow for the Urban Leadership Academy at the University ofMinnesota, and he is on the Board of Trustees and President-elect forthe National Staff Development Council. Bill is the former ExecutiveDirector for Secondary Curriculum and Professional Learning forMinneapolis Public Schools and is also an Adjunct Professor ofEducational Leadership at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Since 1990, Bill has been an associate trainer for the Center for Cognitive CoachingSM, based in Denver, Colorado. Bill has co-authored five books: Living on a Tightrope: A Survival Handbook for Principals, Becoming a Successful Principal: How to Ride the Wave of Change Without Drowning, Reflective Practice to Improve Schools, A Trainer's Companion, and Energizing Staff Development Using Video Clips.In addition to writing many articles on coaching, assessment, andreflective thinking, he also does training in poverty, leadership,organizational development, conflict management, brain research, andclassroom management.
Bill has worked in K-12education from 1970 to the present as a teacher and principal in urban,suburban, and rural schools. He also has served as an adjunct facultymember at the University of St. Thomas, St. Mary's University, theUnion Institute, and Capella University.