Keynote Speaker: Hamish Brewer

Keynote speaker, Hamish Brewer Hamish Brewer
Nationally Distinguished Principal, International Keynote Speaker, TEDx Speaker

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Hamish at Annual Convention, Thursday, Nov. 21

Second General Session, Noon

Being ALL IN—A Relentless Passion for Excellence

When it comes to turning around high poverty, low performing schools, Hamish Brewer accepts no excuses. This unconventional visionary and nationally recognized principal utilizes his ALL IN, relentless attitude and passion to motivate his students to succeed, no matter the circumstances in their lives.

Hamish will share how he improves student outcomes with innovative, out-of-the-box thinking, pushing boundaries and challenging archaic processes and practices. His personal stories and challenges will make you rethink your practices, disrupt the norm and take your school or organization to the next level.

Book Signing, 1:15-1:45 p.m.

Can’t Miss Opportunity: Hamish will be personally autographing copies of his book, Relentless, following his breakout education session. Stop by, purchase the book, meet Hamish and get your copy signed today. The Keynote Speaker Bookstore is located on the second floor next to the Registration Desk.

Want to avoid long lines and pre-order the book? Order now through the Drake University Bookstore website. You can have your book mailed to you, or you can pick up your copy on-site at the IASB Convention at the Keynote Speaker Bookstore. Note: to pick up your pre-ordered copy on-site, when checking out on the Drake University Bookstore website, select “Pick Up (FREE).” Your book will be waiting for you at the Keynote Speaker Bookstore on level two on Thursday, Nov. 21.

Education Session, 2-2:45 p.m.

Q&A with Hamish Brewer

Join keynoter Hamish Brewer for this special opportunity to ask the “relentless, skateboarding, tattooed principal” questions about his energetic, inclusive approach. This education session has limited seats available, so seating is first come first served.

Meet Hamish

Official Biography

When the name Hamish Brewer is mentioned, a number of words come mind; relentless, innovative, maverick and loyal. Hamish Brewer is a visionary unfazed by conventional leadership and educational practices and theories, which leads him to push boundaries and challenge archaic process and practices.

As a leader and speaker, Brewer is considered an inspiration, innovator and motivational by those who have met, watched or listened to him.

Hamish Brewer is an award winning Title 1 Principal. Mr. Brewer is a Nationally Distinguished Principal and has seen his school award the Nationally Distinguished Title One School designation. He has over 20 years' experience serving as a classroom teacher, administrator, international education Director and an educational consultant in the United States and abroad. Mr. Brewer is a highly regarded and sought after keynote and conference speaker on key educational topics from school improvements to engaging practices, motivation and best performance practices.

Brewer is high octane in his approach to children, teachers and his community. Hamish Brewer has been nominated for numerous leadership awards for his visionary approach and results in education. Mr. Brewer is currently a principal in Prince William County, one of the largest divisions in the country, helping in best practices and advances in the implementation and use of technology.