Anthony Muhammad

Anthony Muhammad

Anthony Muhammad, PhD, is a much sought-after consultant. A practitioner for nearly 20 years, he has served as a middle school teacher, assistant principal, and principal, and as a high school principal.

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Anthony Muhammad

Anthony Muhammad, PhD, is a much sought-after consultant. A practitioner for nearly 20 years, he has served as a middle school teacher, assistant principal, and principal, and as a high school principal. His Transforming School Culture approach explores the root causes of staff resistance to change.

Dr. Muhammad’s tenure as a practitioner has earned him several awards as both a teacher and a principal. His most notable accomplishment came as principal of Levey Middle School in Southfield, Michigan, a National School of Excellence, where student proficiency on state assessments more than doubled in five years. Dr. Muhammad and the staff at Levey used the Professional Learning Communities at Work™ process for school improvement, and they have been recognized in several videos and articles as a model high-performing PLC.

As a researcher, Dr. Muhammad has published articles in several publications in both the United States and Canada.

PLC at Work™

Richard DuFour, Robert Eaker, Rebecca DuFour, Mike Mattos, Anthony Muhammad, and Tim Brown, the champions of PLC at Work™, are among the foremost authorities on applying PLC principles in the real world of schools. They consult with state departments, professional organizations, and school districts worldwide on strategies for improving schools.

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Transforming School Culture

Transforming School Culture experts will help you examine the assumptions, beliefs, expectations, and habits that comprise your school’s culture, to ensure a productive and functional environment. Work with our experts to develop the ability to properly respond to challenges and adversity.

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Presentation titles by Anthony Muhammad

  • The Will to Lead, the Skill to Teach
  • Transforming School Culture: Understanding and Overcoming Resistance to Necessary Change
  • School Reform 101: Turning Around a Struggling School
  • The Teacher’s Role in School Transformation
  • The Leader’s Role in School Transformation
  • Building a High-Performing Middle School PLC

“Dr. Muhammad's passion for the subject matter made a tired subject fresh again. I loved his approach—soft-spoken but strong.”

Sandy Wright, principal, St. Catherine of Siena School, California

“Anthony captures critical research about the change process, then applies these concepts to leadership practice in succinct , comprehensible segments with engagement activities to help us practice critical communication processes. This is essential work toward creating and sustaining a culture that supports high-quality instruction and high achievement.”

Penny Weaver, superintendent, Scotts Valley Unified School District, California

“Dr. Muhammad's passion for and knowledge of the topic is incredible, but just as importantly, his presentation was performed so that buying in felt like the only reasonable decision.”

Alyx Brandewie, teacher, Manchester Jr.-Sr. High School, Indiana