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.
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.
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PLC at Work® experts have proven success in leading the PLC at Work process in a school or district. Work with them to implement a focus on learning, build a collaborative culture, and create a results orientation that leads to sustained, substantive school improvement.
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Presentations 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.”
“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.”
“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.”