Rick Smith

Is an internationally known educational consultant, award-winning teacher, and author. His bestselling book, Conscious Classroom Management: Unlocking the Secrets of Great Teaching, is a top resource on classroom management and student motivation. As a speaker, Rick has traveled across the country and internationally, impressing audiences and workshop participants with his energetic and humorous style, and with his ability to clearly communicate strategies that are both practical and effective. Rick has an extensive teaching background with more than 14 years in the classroom in San Rafael, California. He also spent two years training new volunteer teachers for the Peace Corps in Ghana, West Africa.