Famous Educator Will Lead Teacher and Principal Effectiveness Workshops

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Staff Development for Educators (SDE) is pleased to announce two new training seminars to be led by world-renowned educator Todd Whitaker, Ph.D. Dr. Whitaker will present full-day workshops in two southeastern U.S. cities in November on "What Great Teachers Do Differently" and "What Great Principals Do Differently."

A professor of educational leadership at Indiana State University, Dr. Whitaker has spent his life pursuing a love of education by researching and studying effective teachers and principals. One of the nation's leading authorities on staff motivation, teacher leadership, and principal effectiveness, he has written 24 educational books including the national bestseller, What Great Teachers Do Differently.

"Dr. Whitaker has been fortunate to be able to blend his passion with his career. His message about the importance of excellent teaching and strong educational leadership has resonated with hundreds of thousands of educators around the world," reports Terra Tarango, president of SDE. "We're very excited that he will be representing SDE this fall."

About SDE
SDE is one of America's leading providers of professional development for PreK through Grade 12 educators. Through Onsite PD, PD Events, Web-based PD, and PD Resources, the company empowers teachers and administrators across the country with ongoing professional development that is not only research-based, innovative, and rigorous, but also practical, motivating, and fun. All SDE training is presented by the nation's top authors and educational experts, with the goal of creating extraordinary classrooms that prepare students for the evolving demands of the 21st century.

For more information about SDE, educators are encouraged to visit SDE's website, or to call 1-800-462-1478.

SOURCE Staff Development for Educators (SDE)