Educator, Coach, Speaker, Father, Husband, Consultant
Dr. Brandon Beck is the author of Unlocking Unlimited Potential: Understanding the Infinite Power Within to Guide Any Student Toward Success. He is a National Board Certified teacher and also holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. His primary purpose as an educator and teacher leader is a simple one: “To inspire people (adults and children) to have faith in themselves and believe in their inner genius.”
He has been an elementary teacher for 17 years and a dual language teacher (English Zone) for over 10 years. He is also a college professor, an editor and reviewer for AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, a regular speaker at state, regional, and national conferences, and is also an education consultant.
Dr. Beck is also a Mutt-i-grees teacher and National Trainer. Mutt-i-grees is a program designed by Yale University’s 21st Century in partnership with North Shore Animal League. The Mutt-i-grees curriculum is an innovative Pre-K – Grade 12 social emotional learning program that brings adopted shelter dogs into schools.
Dr. Beck is also an entrepreneur and professional soccer coach. He is currently a nationally certified instructor for the United States Soccer Federation. In addition, he has coached teams that have won numerous state, regional, and national championships.
One year into his journey with CodeBreaker – Author
Teacher in NY for 17 years
Outdoor Adventures for 3 years
Started in NYC public schools
College professor – teaching ESL
Soccer player & coach
Runs a small business – soccer programs
Doctorate & NBCT
Always felt there was something holding him back – turns out it was himself
You do what you love and it doesn’t feel like work
Had no idea what Twitter chats were in April
“Big large chain of connections”
“UUPotential” Stories – vodcast to connect people and record the conversation
Goal – to unlock the unlimited potential in every student
Being able to hear people’s real stories has been real powerful
Professional Learning has been flattened
UUP Stories – next book?
We rise by listening to others
Dual language teacher – being a monolingual
The last step of the ladder is Unlocking Unlimited Potential
I’m a leader in my school.
I’m an entrepreneur; run a soccer company that serves 4,000
During COVID players signed up for soccer, but locked down.
Had to overcome financial challenges as a result
Found alternatives to engagement
School year we had really brought out a lot in people
People are innovative
Don’t forget about the importance of equity and race and SEL
We can’t go back to the way things were
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