Anthony Muhammad


Anthony Muhammad

Anthony Muhammad, PhD, is a much sought-after consultant. A practitioner for nearly 20 years, he has served as a middle school teacher, assistant principal, and principal, and as a high school principal.

 

 

Bio

Overview

Anthony Muhammad, PhD, is a much sought-after consultant. A practitioner for nearly 20 years, he has served as a middle school teacher, assistant principal, and principal, and as a high school principal. His Transforming School Culture approach explores the root causes of staff resistance to change.

Dr. Muhammad’s tenure as a practitioner has earned him several awards as both a teacher and a principal. His most notable accomplishment came as principal of Levey Middle School in Southfield, Michigan, a National School of Excellence, where student proficiency on state assessments more than doubled in five years. Dr. Muhammad and the staff at Levey used the Professional Learning Communities at Work™ process for school improvement, and they have been recognized in several videos and articles as a model high-performing PLC.

As a researcher, Dr. Muhammad has published articles in several publications in both the United States and Canada.

Certifications

Certifications

PLC at Work™

Richard DuFour, Robert Eaker, Rebecca DuFour, Mike Mattos, Anthony Muhammad, and Tim Brown, the champions of PLC at Work™, are among the foremost authorities on applying PLC principles in the real world of schools. They consult with state departments, professional organizations, and school districts worldwide on strategies for improving schools.


Transforming School Culture

Dr. Muhammad's approach to improving school culture explores the root causes of staff resistance to change. Leverage the framework for understanding dynamic relationships, and ensure a positive environment that supports learning for all students.

Presentation Titles

  • The Will to Lead, the Skill to Teach
  • Transforming School Culture: Understanding and Overcoming Resistance to Necessary Change
  • School Reform 101: Turning Around a Struggling School
  • The Teacher’s Role in School Transformation
  • The Leader’s Role in School Transformation
  • Building a High-Performing Middle School PLC

Books & Videos