Jed Dearybury began his education career in 2001. He was featured in GQ Magazine as Male Leader of the Year, met President Obama as the South Carolina honoree of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching, and was named top 5 finalist for SC Teacher of the Year. Since leaving 2nd grade in 2015 he has been leading professional development across the country, and training the next generation of educators through teaching in Higher Ed. He published his first book, The Playful Classroom in June 2020. His next book, The Courageous Classroom, is due out July 2021.
Jed offers Keynotes, Workshops, Webinars, Artist in Residency, and Educator Coaching. Topics include, but are not limited to the power of play in learning, arts integration, student engagement, creativity, LGBTQ+ inclusion, STEAM, team building, staff morale, and SEL. For a full list of topics and detailed descriptions, visit mrdearybury.com