Greg Wolcott is the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning in Woodridge, IL, a suburb of Chicago. An educator for over 20 years, Greg is the Director of the LearnerFIRST SOAR Center and author of the best-selling author of Significant 72: Unleashing the Power of Relationships in Today’s Schools. Greg works with schools across North America on radically redefining the role relationships play in classrooms. He is an average golfer, awesome bass fisherman, and the world’s okay-est dad!
Greg has presented at the National School Board Association National Conference, the National Conference on Bullying, the ASCD Annual Conference, the NAESP (National Association of Elementary School Principals) Annual Conference, the Illinois ASCD Curriculum Leadership Development Network, the Illinois ASCD Conference on Learning, the Annual No Child Left Behind Conference and the ATEC (Association of Teachers of Exceptional Children) Conference in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Greg is the author of FIRST Educational Resources' best-selling book, Significant 72: Unleashing the Power of Relationships in Today's Schools.
Greg consults throughout the United States on a variety of subjects including enhancing teacher-student relationships, social-emotional learning, adult learning, developing innovative practices in the classroom to engage all learners, formative assessment to drive instruction, response to instruction/intervention, multi-tiered systems of support, and data usage for school improvement.
Greg is an adjunct professor in the College of Graduate and Innovate Programs at Concordia University Chicago where he instructs graduate and doctoral students on the utilization of research-informed decision making to strengthen classroom instructional practice.