Outliers in Education is a guide designed to subdue fears, answer your burning career questions, and serve as a six-segment mentorship session with seasoned educators of various backgrounds ranging from elementary to Ivy League.
Dr. John Shufeldt, a life-long student, physician, attorney, and multidisciplinary entrepreneur, sought out the insights of educators who exemplify the spirit, tenacity, and humility that make them effective academic professionals.
He interviewed the six incredible academic professionals who candidly shared their obstacles and ingredients for success in the enclosed chapters. From enhancing your skillset, to sharpening the leadership traits necessary for school administration, you will complete this book having learned the most potent advice for soaring success and vital insights to becoming the best educator possible.
In Chapter 2, learn about Margo O’Neill, an early childhood education teacher and director of Villa Montessori School in Phoenix, Arizona. In this chapter, O’Neill takes us through her journey of deciding to become a teacher and discovering her niche within the realm of education. From teaching in both traditional and Montessori settings, to working in administration, O’Neill is a notable example of how one can grow and evolve as an educator.
As a believer in teaching with enthusiasm and leading with a service mentality, O’Neill thoughtfully shares the wisdom she’s gained from her career through the lens of both a teacher and administrator. This chapter is filled with advantageous insights for every student and professional interested in growing within the field of education.