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Be Bold In Your Journey

Dr. Robert Thornell has over 25 years of education experience and has made it his career passion to help educational leaders improve their work. Robert’s campus experience includes serving as both an elementary and secondary principal. Under his leadership, Chisholm Trail Middle School was named a “national school to watch” by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).  He has worked for many years in central office roles including Deputy Superintendent of Northwest ISD (TX). He currently works throughout the United States as a School Leadership Coach for NWEA in addition to his work with the University of North Texas as an adjunct professor in Educational Leadership.  He is the author of the best-selling book, Inside the Principal's Office, and his dissertation research explored the mentorship of campus administrators. He is devoted to supporting and assisting current and aspiring school leaders.

Inside the Principal's Office

A Leadership Guide to Inspire Reflection and Growth

Inside the Principal's Office is designed all types of school leaders!  Campus administrators or those that aspire to be one day will find this book to be intentional and inspiring.  It has leadership analogies and anecdotes to help both veteran and new school administrators improve their craft. The book is built on the foundation of five distinct roles a principal plays and offers weekly challenges/reminders to help you stay on track throughout the year.

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