Keynote address at the Global Forum for Education and Learning Conference

Project-Based Learning (PBL): The staff at Hampstead Academy enjoyed a great training session with Mr. Robert Landau on Project-Based Learning (PBL). Mr. Landau led the team and explored the question of how we as teachers, can prepare students for their futures. While listening, HA art teacher, Mrs. Shaw took notes and drew a great picture of Mr. Landau.


Facilitated Maui’s first Global Issues Network Conference with a group of inspired and empowered high school students.



Enter a captionIroquois Point Elementary School: Spent the day on campus visiting all 34 classrooms. The goal was to look for positivity in every room. I made a four minute iMovie and spoke to the entire staff.


image001Kamehameha Schools Hawai`i Campus launch of innovation task force.

fullsizeoutput_82f0Hawaii Conference of Seventh-Day Adventist Schools – “What School Could Be” workshop.

Traveled to Tokyo and Fukuoka, Japan to coach teachers, deliver two keynote speeches and teach a demonstration class at a girls high school.

Facilitated a Vision, Mission, and Strategic Planning day at Saint Francis School.

Two amazing days of professional development and collaboration with the Canoe Complex on Maui. Ted Dintersmith, author of “What School Could Be” and Executive Producer of the film, “Most Likely to Succeed” was there to offer his support, creativity, and inspiration. I presented on Shadowing Students.

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Facilitating strategic planning session with Education Institute of Hawaii.



Receiving an award of appreciation from Ted Dintersmith (on the right), Executive Producer of “Most Likely to Succeed” and the recently published, “What School Could Be.” Also present was Josh Reppun, a former teacher, now a specialist at Apple Ala Moana and MLTS Ambassador.


KS Presidio Hill

Research & Development visit to Presidio Hill School in San Francisco with the Keala`ula Team from Kamehameha Schools.



Keala`ula Research Trip to Castilleja School in Palo Alto, California

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Guest Speaker at Damien Memorial School kick-off event for new Parents Organization.



Social Emotional Learning Team from Kamehameha Schools on a research trip to Island Pacific Academy

Damien Memorial School, Honolulu, Hawaii

I had the honor and privilege to lead a strategic planning session with board members, staff, teachers, and STUDENTS from Damien Memorial School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Thank you, President Wes Porter, for your support. This new plan will have such a positive impact on student learning, growth, and preparation for the future.


What a great privilege to work with these folks at the Àha Kūkā: A Gathering Around Skills, Habits, and Dispositions at Ewa Makai Middle in Hawaii. Seven hours of hard work by 10 Department of Education, charter and independent school teams, facilitated by this gang. Inspiring, exhilarating, moving, and kids’ lives will be hugely impacted.

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