A former award winning principal, Brian helps schools create collaborative cultures in which every student is seen as having the potential for high intellectual performance(Giftedness). As an educational consultant, speaker, and author, he has worked with thousands of schools throughout the United States, Australia, and Canada specializing in coaching teacher teams, school leadership teams/guiding coalitions, and principal/administrator teams.
Brian empowers educators to increase student achievement by focusing on the preponderance of recent research and evidence regarding what works. His goal for schools and districts is to empower staff to use their collective knowledge, skills, experience and expertise enabling them to realize that The Answer's In The Room.
Brian is also the coauthor of What About Us? The PLC at Work Process for Grades PreK-2 Teams and a contributing author of It’s About Time-Planning Interventions and Extensions in Elementary Schools
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“Children Grow Into The Intellectual Life Around Them."
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We have worked with educators in every state and in every province in Canada, and Brian is perhaps the finest elementary school principal we have ever known.
Although we have devoted our adult lives to the study of school improvement, some of our deepest learnings have occurred as a result of observing Brian’s leadership of a school.
-The Late Rick and Becky DuFour, December 2011
Brian Butler - Principal of The Year Endorsement
Domestic (U.S.A) Testimonials
Brian Butler is one of the leading, cutting edge, educational experts of our time. His insights about the needs of learners, especially at K-2, are targeted and timely. So glad to have his book, "What About Us?",.. and his knowledge available to my staff.
-Robyn Dawson Ed.S. Principal
The discussions that Brian helped guide were extremely valuable. Additionally the resources made available were awesome.
-Educator, Cortland Enlarged School District
Brian is purpose and passion driven in his calling as an educator. Our staff was moved, informed and motivated to use the shared strategies to improve student learning.
-Chuck Hinman, Superintendent, West Covina Unified School District
Brian was so lovely and inspiring…got me excited about my own teaching practices!
-Samantha Briggs, Secondary Educator, Australian
Brian was fantastic! Profound knowledge, highly engaging and relevant to individual and school needs and development!
-Jane McDonald, Australia Primary School
Brian is an awesome speaker. I could listen to him all day!
-Teacher, Brandon Manitoba, Canada
I really enjoy listening to Brian, and I could see how he would have made an amazing administrator. He is engaging, his voice commands our attention, and he just gets it.
-Principal, Brandon Manitoba, Canada Teacher