Jimmy Casas is CEO and President of J Casas and Associates, and a recognized expert in school culture. Casas is an award-winning educator, speaker, and author, who served 14 years as principal at Bettendorf High School which was known for its positive school culture for students and staff. BHS won numerous awards for all of the positive results from Casas leadership. He won Iowa principal of the year, a finalist for National Principal of the Year, the Bammy award for national principal, and was invited to the White House to speak about the Future Ready Pledge. Casas is also the author of “What Connected Educators Do Differently,” “Start.Right.Now,” “Stop.Right.Now,” and the best-selling book “Culturize.” In this episode, Casas shares wisdom of how to Live Your Excellence, while inspiring others through passionate leadership. Later, Ayla joins Nicole and Macey to reflect on modeling your desired influence.
Enterprise MiddleSchool received the 2018 ASCD Whole Child Award in Washington, for its award winning culture and the 2018 Global "Class Act Award" for Kindness. By creating a culture of kindness, service, and empathy we've taken student leadership to an epic level. We invite you to join in this student-led journey where we explore Character, Excellence, and Community with some of the best leadership minds. We'll be sharing interviews with authors, educators, experts, and even other leadership students around the country. Whether you're an educator, student, parent or just passionate about culture and leadership, we invite you into this unique platform focused on raising education to incredible heights.