President, Burgett Group (Providers of Professional Development)
About Jim Burgett
Jim Burgett taught grades 5-12, was a K-12 principal, and served over 25 years as a K-12 superintendent. He has provided professional development for over twenty years. Named the Administrator of the Year two times in IL, Jim has received many awards for this contribution to education and learning. Jim is a national speaker, author, and consultant who makes a difference.
- Burgett, J. (2007). Teachers Change Lives 24/7. Novato, CA: Education Communication Unlimited.
- Burgett, J., McGee, M. & Rosborg, J. (2007). What Every Superintendent and Principal Needs to Know. Novato, CA: Education Communication Unlimited.
- Burgett, J., McGee, M. & J. Rosborg (2007). The Perfect School. Novato, CA: Education Communication Unlimited.
- Burgett, J. & Schwartz, B (2009). Finding Middle Ground in K-12 Education. Novato, CA: Education Communication Unlimited.
Jim keynotes about 75 conferences each year in various states from Alaska to the East Coast. Most recently Jim was the main keynote presenter at the largest conference of elected school officials in the United States, the Triple I Conference in Chicago, IL, receiving another standing ovation for his message.
Teachers, administrators, non-certified employees, and other non-education related professional associations are on the long list of those who benefit from Jim's many workshop offerings. Jim outlines some of his more popular topics, such as service, leadership, effective teaching, personal motivation, and others on his website.