Greg has an extensive background in K-12 and nonprofit leadership effectiveness, program design, development, and delivery. He is an internationally recognized expert in developing collective efficacy and collaboration in organizations. He is the co-author of several articles and books. He is also the lead author of teacher and principal growth focused appraisal systems that are in wide use across the United States. Before joining The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) Greg was a partner at Learning Crest where co-developed the Leading Instruction for Excellence and Equity (LIFE) program and facilitated Instructional Rounds and contextualized support for educational leadership across the United States and Australia. He has also served as the Executive Director of the Center for Educator Effectiveness at McREL International where he led a team of recognized experts in the areas of leadership, instruction, and performance appraisal. In this role he was the lead developer of what became the most rigorously tested leadership development program for K-12 leaders in the world at the time. His K-12 background includes service as a teacher, principal and Federal Programs Director.
Greg is a faculty member for CCL’s Societal Advancement team. In this role his focus is on designing, facilitating, and supporting leadership development efforts for K-12, nonprofit, and higher education leaders. Specifically, he leads state-wide K-12 leadership development initiatives and designs leadership development programs in partnership with school districts, professional organizations, universities, and nonprofit organizations.
Greg received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder; a Master of Arts degree from the University of Denver; and completed two post graduate programs in education from the University of Colorado at Denver. He holds Leadership Development Program (LDP®) and Assessment Certification Workshop (ACW®) certifications from CCL. He is also certified in a variety of assessments, activity-based applications, and simulations such as Decision Style Profile and Paper Planes, Inc.
Greg has delivered conference sessions and keynotes on leadership, collective efficacy, collaboration managing change, and instructional leadership around the world for organizations such as the: Western Australian Secondary School Executives Association, Bastow Institute (Australia), Queen’s College (Bahamas), Australian Council of Educational Leaders, Hawker-Brownlow (Australia), Victorian Education Leadership Consortium (Australia), CREATE National Evaluation Institute, National Association of Independent Schools, Florida Association of Staff Development, Memphis City Schools, Colorado Association of School Executives, and the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). He is a faculty member for ASCD, and has presented at seven ASCD national conferences.