William Sommers

Austin, TX

William continues to be a learner, teacher, principal, author, leadership coach, and consultant for multiple educational groups. He is also a certified Stakeholder-Centered Coach with the Marshall Goldsmith Group. He was a member of the Learning Forward Board of Trustees for five years and president of the National Staff Development Council. Sommers has been on several university faculties and served as a program director for an adolescent chemical dependency treatment center. He has coauthored more than ten books.

Learning Forward offers a unique conference experience for educators looking to improve their practice, regardless of the role they play in their organizations. The sense of community that the conference provides and value of the time spent learning in community is unlike anything I’ve ever experienced at other conferences.

— Anne Conzemius, SMART Learning Systems

Enlightening, refreshing, informational and wonderful networking opportunities! A ‘Must Do’ for all educators!

— Marilyn Haile