Steve Heisler

Teacher Author Speaker


"Every single child wants to be successful. The problem is, if they can't be successful at being successful, they'll be successful at screwing up. Our job as educators is to change the latter to the former."    

- from the The Missing Link by Steve Heisler


Steve Heisler is an experienced administrator and educator who is also a dynamic presenter available as a speaker or professional development leader for your school or organization. He has delivered high quality training is a wide variety of areas that include (but is not limited to): instructional leadership and development, infusing technology into instruction and throughout the school community, and engendering student success.  

Here is what several participants had to say from a recent training at Westbridge Academy:

Steve’s impeccable understanding of our students emotional needs, their sensitivities and their interests make him a must have presenter!”

“Steve’s passionate and meaningful delivery builds self-esteem and his message of hope along with a genuine been there done that attitude is beyond words refreshing!”

“Since Steve’s presentation last year, the students and staff continue to talk about his positive messages to this day as a means of inspiration.”

“Steve is unquestionably one of the most impressive and authentic people to have ever visited our school and we look forward to his next visit!”

Here is a representation of some of the workshops and speaking topics Steve has delivered:

  • Raising Successful Kids Successfully: What Every Parent Needs to Know
  • Microscopic Moments: How Real Success is often Real Small
  • The Digital School
  • How effective administrators engage effective teachers: a common language, common sense approach to dynamic instructional improvement
  • How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love Teaching
  • Understanding and Teaching Critical Success Skills
  • Simple and Effective Ways to Plan Engaging, Rigorous Lessons
  • Facilitating Student Success: Creating a Facilitative School
  • Facilitating Success: What kids need to hear to help themselves succeed
  • Facilitating Success: What Parents need to hear to help their kids succeed

Steve has also trained as a Leadership Coach is happy to mentor leaders and teachers in your district, as well as customize a topic or professional development program to meet the specific needs of your school or organization.

Here are: unedited comments from participants from the Teaching Academic Survival Skills Conferences:

                         Contact Steve Heisler   or  732-309-4369