Nationally known for her inspirational, dynamic, and interactive style, Dr. Barbara Blackburn provides a personalized and customized solution to meet your needs through a variety of on-site and virtual training methods.


Whether you are interested in enhancing your primary, elementary, middle, or high school Barbara has taught in each and can provide simple, practical tools that can be implemented the very next day.


As a teacher, a leader, and a university professor responsible for graduate training for educators, Barbara has used her knowledge and her experiences to write over a dozen best-selling books.  She utilizes the engagement she advocates there to capture and instill in nationwide audiences the desire to aggressively institute constructive change. 


Read her articles or her white papers, review the solutions below as well as the testimonials of those who have experienced the difference she made in their schools, then contact Barbara.  She'll listen to your goals and work with you to design a customized and self-reinforcing program that will impress your educators and leaders alike.


Below you'll see a three minute video of a principal describing the multi-level program that she and Barbara designed.  After the video you'll have a chance to see some of the various methods and media Barbara can craft for your unique situation.

A Principal Shares Barbara's Style & Impact

Customizable Solutions Include:


Keynote Addresses are inspiring, motivating, and humorous, perfect for kick-offs to an event or school year!

Workshops provide a deeper, interactive exploration of key topics or issues, with activities applicable to all grade levels and subject areas.

Leadership Training
, specifically designed for school and district leaders, focuses on actions and strategies that remove barriers to success.
Technology-Based Options, including webinar and video chats, are the ideal solution for follow-ups, customized small group sessions, or for smaller budgets.

Instructional Assessments provide an expert review of assignments, assessments or instructional practices.    

Barbara's Approach

Based on her doctoral work related to best practices in professional development, Barbara believes the more comprehensive your plan, the more successful you will be.  


Prior to any professional development, you’ll discuss your needs with Barbara, and she will provide options, ranging from a single session with recommendations for follow-up to a comprehensive plan, which may include book studies, small group focus sessions (on-site or online), or resources to be implemented by the school or district.  


Barbara’s overall goal: focused, professional, practical solutions to address your individual needs. 


Barbara's influence is widespread. Discover more about Barbara's education and real-world experienceread and hear what others have to say about their experience with Barbara and then contact her and begin working toward your vision--not just a boxed solution.