Richard Frank, Ed.D.
Associate & Partnership Manager
A 20-year educator in Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS), Richard is a transformational leader with extensive experience driving innovative programs to improve teacher practice and school design in urban settings. He has supported instructional leaders in 100+ schools to develop, deliver, and sustain professional learning opportunities for teachers implementing transformational classroom practices. He also launched and managed Nashville’s new teacher induction and mentoring program.
Richard has dedicated his career to developing teachers and school administrators to impact educational outcomes for students of diverse cultural backgrounds. He has a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy and Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, both from Vanderbilt University.
To read more about Richard’s background in education and his dedication to helping teachers become “champions” for their students, click here.
Click below to read posts from Richard on our blog:
Asking the Right Questions – Richard urges teachers to ask questions of their students that will provide them with greater insight into the types of answers their students are looking for.
Essential Summer Reading for School Improvement Leaders, Principals, Teachers, and Staff – Richard lists four texts to help educators intentionally setting themselves up to lead a positive, healthy, and culturally relevant classroom or school.