With mindful teaching,
we can rediscover the grandeur of education.
Dennis Shirley in Seoul, South Korea  |  Video Source: TBS

One of the Education Sector’s Most Inspirational Speakers

Dennis Shirley is a scholar of educational change who helps schools around the world to improve teaching and learning. A dynamic keynote speaker, Dennis is best known for his skills in assisting educators in diverse environments to work together across disciplines and schools. He draws upon his extensive international experience to enable educators in any context to develop new practices using the most advanced research findings on school improvement.

He has two new books coming out in 2021, both co-authored with Andy Hargreaves. The first is entitled Student Engagement: Beyond Relevance, Technology, and Fun and is published by Solution Tree. The second is called Wellbeing and Socio-Emotional Learning: Building Back Better, and is published by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).


Change Leader/Speaker/Author

Dennis is Duganne Faculty Fellow and Professor of Education at the Lynch School of Education and Human Development at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.  His best selling books have been translated into many languages and are used around the world for staff development. He has a doctorate from Harvard University.