Mr. Tom Burton is currently the Associate Superintendent of Schools at Princeton City Schools located just outside of Cincinnati. Tom has been in administration since 1995 with over 12 years of service as a building principal. He is the author of “Mark of Leadership: Strategies for Leading with Purpose, Plans, and Passion.” Since 2001, Tom has spoken to numerous audiences throughout the United States with passion and purpose on a multitude of topics. He is the winner of NASSP/MetLife Ohio Middle School Principal of the Year, Distinguished Young Alumni Award from Slippery Rock University, and many other awards. Most recently he was selected as Ohio Educator of the Year by the Ohio Middle Level Association and was inducted in both the Cleveland Heights High School Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame and John Carroll University Athletic Hall of Fame. Tom is married to wife Franca, and they share the joy of raising three children.
Finding resolution to questions both asked and unasked is one of the secrets to success in and out of education. To resolve a problem, to be resolute in action, to find resolution to an issue/problem is critical in the growth mindset. This Tedx will explore the critical mindset in confronting ourselves that ultimately allows us to advance as people and professionals.