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FranklinCovey Education is the world leader in helping schools achieve dramatic culture change with award-winning content, tools, methodology, training, and coaching, all based on a foundation of timeless principles and proven practices that transform lives. Below are a few key topics we frequently address.

Sean Covey



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Muriel Summers



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Educational Thought Leaders

Explore a speaker line-up of proven professionals with experience as consultants, teachers, principals, and superintendents at all grade levels.

Sean Covey

Author • Education Practice Leader

Sean is FranklinCovey’s Education Practice Leader and is devoted to transforming education around the globe through bringing leadership principles and skills to as many kids, educators, and schools as possible. Sean also oversees FranklinCovey’s operations and partnerships in 147 countries.

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Muriel Summers

Author • Educational Leadership Consultant • Principal

Muriel Summers, the principal of A.B. Combs elementary school, alongside her staff, created the first leadership elementary school in the world using FranklinCovey’s The Leader in Me process, founded upon the 7 Habits.

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Stephen M. R. Covey

Organizational Trust Expert • Experienced Executive • Best-selling Author

Stephen M. R. Covey, the best-selling author of The Speed of Trust, is dedicated to enabling individuals and organizations to reap the dividends of high trust throughout the world. Having spoken in over 40 Cities Globally, his unique perspective on real-world organizational issues as a former CEO has gained the respect and influence of Fortune 500 companies and small-sized organizations alike.

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Gary McGuey

Author • Senior Education Consultant • Former Educator

Gary McGuey, a former educator and athletic director, has devoted the past decade to traveling to all 50 states and internationally. He has visited thousands of schools and has worked with administrators, educators, and students.

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Lonnie Moore

Author • High School Practice Leader

Lonnie Moore is one of the most dynamic and requested speakers at FranklinCovey. Lonnie’s experience as a teacher, coach, consultant and product developer prepared him to help schools find solutions that result in long-term change.

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Betsy Wierda

Former Principal •  FranklinCovey Coach and Consultant • Executive Coach

Betsy Wierda inspires and encourages audiences across the country with humor and experience-inspired insight. She is a field expert in the areas of literacy, goal setting, trust-building, student behavior, and at-risk strategies.

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Erica Tyson

Dynamic Coach and Consultant • Experienced Educator • Social Entrepreneur

Erica Tyson is a passionate coach, consultant, and believer in people. Whether in a coaching session with an urban superintendent, a two-day workshop with rural teachers, or a class of women transitioning into the workforce, even in Durban, South Africa, collaborating with attendees at a UN conference, Erica fosters transformation and connection wherever she goes.

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Ashley Carranco

Leader in Me Coach and Consultant for FranklinCovey

Ashley Carranco has the honor and privilege to serve as a Leader in Me Coach and Consultant for FranklinCovey. She has been with FranklinCovey since 2015. Prior to joining FranklinCovey, Ashley served as a teacher, Instructional Specialist, Assistant Principal and Principal. Her first experience with the 7 Habits of Highly Effective was in college at Baylor University.

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William Blackford

Inspirational Fire Starter • FranklinCovey Consultant

William believes in every person’s ability to achieve life changing results. Organizations’ bottom lines are positively impacted when their people are fulfilled, aligned, and unleashed to produce. As a coach, William has cultivated and nourished the hearts and minds of those he works with through honesty, respectful and direct challenge, and a relentless belief in the individual.

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Molly Garcia

Coach and Consultant for FranklinCovey Education

Molly served as an inspirational leader in professional development for her school and district, focusing her workshops on leadership, brain research, and highly effective classroom practices.

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Eve Miller

Director of Research for FranklinCovey Education

Eve is an experienced cognitive neuroscientist with fifteen years of applied work in the genetics, healthcare, military intelligence, and education fields. She has trained in a variety of research methods, from brain imaging to behavioral assessment.

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Desiree Cocroft

Empowering Coach and Consultant • Experienced Facilitator • Nonprofit and Higher Ed. Professional • Entrepreneur

Desiree Cocroft is an energizing coach and consultant that seeks to empower leaders to fulfill their fullest potential. An experienced facilitator of over 20 years, Desiree elevates the hearts and minds of her audience, while also igniting them to take inspired action.

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Lesley Eason

FranklinCovey High School Development Team

As a member of the FranklinCovey High School Development Team, she has worked closely with all aspects of Leader in Me for high schools, which honors student credentialing and the importance of students being ready for their career, college, leadership, and life. During her career as a public educator, Dr. Eason was selected as the District Principal of the Year and the District Teacher of the Year. She has extensively researched and presented on secondary content related to globalization, data-informed decision-making, career academy implementation, and rigor across the curriculum.

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Mike Suto

Senior Coach and Consultant, FranklinCovey

A health scare in his late twenties and becoming a burnt-out workaholic in his former roles led Mike to reassess his priorities and simplify his life. A major contribution to this shift in direction was reading Stephen Covey’s, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People© in 1994. “Retiring” at age 35 and spending more time on what he truly cared about, family, friends, health, education and community, led him to his current role, focus and passion for coaching and consulting with educational leaders, educators and students.

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Lynn Kosisnski

Author • 4DX Thought Leader

Lynn Fairbrother Kosinski is a 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX) thought leader for FranklinCovey’s Education Division. Lynn is co-author of the book The 4 Disciplines of Execution for Educators. She is the lead architect for many of the 4DX solutions and has facilitated 4DX content to clients worldwide.

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Charles Fonbuena

Senior Consultant • Co-Author

Charles Fonbuena has worked with thousands of leaders in various private, public, and education industries throughout the US and Canada. As a senior consultant, general manager, husband, father, and volunteer, Charles has taught and applied timeless principles educating others on leading fulfilling lives by aligning systems that empower and achieve sustained superior performance.

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Jennifer Chevalier, Ed.D.

Director of Grants • Associate Director of Research

Dr. Jennifer Chevalier has worked in public education for 15 years, serving as a Teacher, Educational and Instructional Coach, Talent Developer, and Research and Grants Development Manager. She has spoken at national webinars and research-related conferences and events, working to increase the research base around Leader in Me.
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Candace Singh, Ed.D.

Leadership Coach • Speaker • Consultant

Dr. Candace Singh is superintendent of the award-winning Fallbrook Union Elementary School District. A public educator and leader for over 30 years, she is nationally known and respected for her work as a turnaround principal and superintendent. Her proven track record of transforming public schools has contributed to her reputation as a highly valued leadership coach, speaker, and consultant.
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