Margaret Searle is the founder of Searle Enterprises, a consultant group working in the areas of collaboration, problem-solving, and innovative teaching techniques. She presents nationally and works with individual school districts to develop and implement continuous improvement plans. Margaret has been a teacher, Title I director, middle and elementary school principal, K–12 supervisor and adjunct professor for Ashland University. She also served as an education advisor to President George H. W. Bush.
Margaret is the author of the Ohio Department of Education’s Standards-Based Instruction for All Learners: A Treasure Chest for Principal-led Building Teams (2004), What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do: Building a Pyramid of Interventions (2007), Response to Intervention: What Every School Leader Needs To Know About RTI (ASCD, 2010) and the companion DVD on secondary school RTI interventions, Causes and Cures in the Classroom: Getting to the Root of Academic and Behavior Problems (ASCD, 2013). Her newest book is Teacher Teamwork: How Do We Make It Work? (ASCD, 2015).