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Darrin Peppard

Why leadership coaching is essential

Darrin Peppard is an author, publisher, speaker, and consultant focused on what matters most in leadership and education. Darrin is an expert in school culture and climate, as well as coaching and growing emerging leaders, and is the author of the best selling book Road to Awesome: Empower, Lead, Change the Game. Darrin is also the host of the Leaning into Leadership podcast.

Darrin was named the 2016 Wyoming Secondary School Principal of the Year by WASSP/NASSP and was the 2015 Jostens Renaissance Educator of the Year. In 2017, Darrin earned his Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Wyoming. Darrin was inducted into the Jostens Renaissance Hall of Fame in 2019.

Darrin now shares his experiences from over 25 years in education, specifically those learned as an education leader during the past 13 years. As a ‘recovering’ high school principal, Darrin shares lessons learned and effective strategies from over 25 years in public education to help leaders (both adults and students) to become more effective and positively impact the world around them.

Each presentation can be fully customized to your specific needs, and can be presented as a workshop, keynote, breakout or training.

Speaking Topics

Everyone benefits from coaching

There are many avenues to credit the current rates of teach Even the best athletes in the world need coaches for feedback, guidance, and continued motivation. Coaching teachers is now an essential role for school leaders. But who is coaching the leaders?

Business, District, and School Consulting

Each leader is unique in their needs and has different experiences and mentors under which they learned and experienced leadership. As an experienced leader, Darrin will partner with you or your business to tailor a consulting program to fit your specific needs. Darrin works with organizations of all sizes as well as in one-on-one capacities.

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