Walt Grebing, for the past 18 years, has consulted with more than 100 school
districts in over 40 states and Canada. He has presented for the Department
of Defense Schools, the International Schools in Southeast Asia, the Middle
East, Europe, and Central America. Additionally, he has presented for ASCD,
AASA, and NMSA National and Urban Conferences. Walt has also keynoted at
29 state conferences, in numerous school districts, and for the New England
League of Middle Schools.
served as President of the National Middle School Association and also served
for six years on the Board of Trustees representing 14 states of the Western
Region of the United States and Canada.
Known for his practical, humorous approach to middle school issues, Walt’s
major areas of expertise include block scheduling, teaming, detracking,
curriculum mapping, advisory, middle school transition, integrating curriculum,
student achievement, school to work, exemplary middle school programs, school
climate, principal’s role in middle schools, learning styles, parental
involvement, strategies for challenging students in heterogeneous classrooms,
discipline, authentic assessment, varied classroom strategies, and school
Walt is co-author of
the book “We Who Laugh Last” with Julia Thomason. This popular
publication features various anecdotes about middle school students. He
has also co-authored, with Dr. Paul George, two articles: “The Seven
Cardinal Skills for Middle School Leadership”, and “Challenging
the Brightest Without Sacrificing the Rest”. He has also appeared
on the Tie-In Educational Television Channel in San Antonio, Texas.
Walt held the position of middle school principal
for twenty-three years in the Boulder Valley School District in Colorado.
There, he opened Louisville Middle School and Broomfield Heights Middle
School. Both schools received state and national recognition. During his
career in education, he was a science teacher and also served in the capacity
of a high school assistant principal.
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