Known to many as “America’s Educator,” author Ron Clark was announced as a speaker for the 2017 Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum.
The two-day event, hosted by the Leadership Institute at Columbus State University, brings some of the world’s best minds to Columbus.
Recently, former U.S. President George W. Bush spoke at the forum. Former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning spoke at the last event.
The 2017 event will be held August 28-29.
Clark was named the Disney American Teacher of the Year in 2000. He has written two books that appeared on the New York Times bestseller list.
In 2006, he founded the Ron Clark Academy, an inner-city school serving students from across metro Atlanta.
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