Bobb Darnell is a professional and organizational consultant for Achievement Strategies. For 13 years, Bobb Darnell served as the director of staff support for more than 1,600 staff members in a large Northwest Illinois school district. Bobb Darnell was on the Board of Trustees for the National Staff Development Council and has been a member of numerous national and state reading, thinking skills, technology, assessment, and staff development task forces and committees. Bobb Darnell is a coauthor of ASCD’s 2002 action tool A Guide for Instructional Leaders, Guide 1, which focused on leading instructional environment assessment, and has also written four staff development guides for Wavelength’s award-winning educational comedy videos.
Bobb Darnell has delivered presentations and conducted national workshops for educators at all grade levels and for corporations. His high-energy workshops are filled with practical ideas that have resulted from blending research and tested practice. Parents, teachers, and administrators can easily sense his enthusiasm for lifelong learning and his commitment to helping teachers build high-performance classrooms and schools.