Justin Baeder is Director of The Principal Center, where he helps school leaders build capacity for instructional leadership in their organizations. His online programs, including “The Instructional Leadership Challenge,” and “The High-Performance Instructional Leadership Certification Program,” have helped more than 10,000 school leaders in more than 50 countries make a habit of getting into classrooms and providing evidence-rich feedback for professional learning.
He is the author of Now We're Talking! 21 Days to High-Performance Instructional Leadership (published by Solution Tree), and speaks regularly at district, state, and national professional development events. He currently hosts a weekly podcast, Principal Center Radio, featuring interviews with education thought leaders, as well as a live weekly video program, the Instructional Leadership Show.
Dr. Baeder holds a PhD in educational leadership & policy from the University of Washington. Prior to starting The Principal Center, he served as a principal in Seattle Public Schools.