Confessions of a Headmaster

Paul F. Cummins (Author)
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Description

In this entertaining and inspiring memoir, renowned educator Paul Cummins candidly shares his journey from privileged kid and ivory-tower scholar to hands-on progressive educator, working to achieve social justice through education for all youth: from children of celebrities to foster and incarcerated youth and those facing sometimes unimaginable circumstantial hurdles to education and accomplishment--proving time and again that all children can succeed given appropriate support.

Product Details

Price
$15.95
Publisher
Xeno Books
Publish Date
September 30, 2015
Pages
367
Dimensions
6.0 X 0.6 X 8.9 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781939096401
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About the Author

Paul Cummins, renowned educator and founder, CEO, and President of Coalition for Engaged Education (formerly New Visions Foundation), is committed to creating opportunities for all children to have equitable access to a quality education. He has founded and co-founded numerous schools including Crossroads School, New Roads School, Camino Nuevo Charter School, and New Village Charter School, as well as P.S. Arts, an NPO providing arts classes to children in Title I schools. Cummins has published four books on education, a biography, two volumes of his original poetry, and two children's books. He has a forthcoming book entitled Engaged Education: New Visions for Joy and Success in Learning.

Reviews

"In a book that is both a memoir and manifesto for education reform, Cummins . . . chronicles his remarkable career as a teacher, headmaster, and school founder. . . . An inspiring memoir of a determined man committed to social change."

--Kirkus Reviews