About this episode

Heath Morrison is the CEO of Teachers of Tomorrow, a very important and vital organization that is fortunate to be led by someone with vast experience who cares deeply about students and teachers. Heath and Jeff delve into the relevant and critical topic of teacher shortages—what is and what is to come. Their discussion analyzed the current status and conditions impacting the problem and delves into brainstorming future solutions. Every educational leader should listen to this!

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Based out of Charlotte, North Carolina, Heath Morrison is an education leader and award-winning superintendent with experience in both the private and public sectors. To date, Heath has worked as a teacher, vice principal, principal, and superintendent at some of the most underperforming schools across the country, demonstrating positive educational change and leadership in all of his roles. Heath Morrison currently serves as Superintendent at Montgomery Independent School District.

Heath has won numerous awards for his time as an educator, including the honor of being the 2006 Principal of the Year in Maryland, the 2011 Superintendent of the Year, and AASA’s 2012 National Superintendent of the Year. The changes he has implemented have produced increased graduation rates, test scores, and community involvement with the education system at almost every school and school district he’s worked for.

For more information on Heath Morrison and his views on leadership, make sure to read his blog and check out his interview with SurprisinglyFree!

About Jeff Rose, Vice President of Leadership Development at Cognia
Forward-thinking executive leader with over 20 years of experience within education (3X Superintendent, Curriculum Director, Principal, & Classroom Teacher), primed to support leaders in their pursuit of solving the most complicated educational problems of practice.