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Ron Nash

Ron Nash


Ron Nash is a graduate of Clarion State College, now Clarion University, in Clarion, Pennsylvania, where he obtained his B. S. in Ed. and a Master of Arts in History. As a social studies teacher, Ron taught grades 7 through 12 in Pennsylvania and Virginia. He served as Middle School Social Studies Coordinator for the Virginia Beach City Public Schools from 1994 to 1998, when he moved to Organizational Development for the same district. Retiring in 2007, Ron formed Ron Nash and Associates, Inc., a company dedicated to continuous improvement in schools and classrooms.

Since 1994, Ron has presented at ASCD, Learning Forward, Eric Jensen’s Learning Brain Expo, and the NBPTS Conference. He has presented at dozens of state and regional conferences over the past 23 years.

Ron is the author of several books, including two bestsellers, The Active Classroom and From Seatwork to Feetwork, both in second editions. Other titles include The Active Teacher, The Active Classroom Field Book, The Active Workshop, The Active Mentor, Harness the Power of Reflection, Shake-Up Call, and Collaborative School Leadership, with Kathy Hwang.

Ron lives in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with his wife Candy and their two cats, Callie and Gracie.

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The Power of We

"In his engaging, inimitable writing style, Ron takes teachers on his personal transformational journey from the traditional era of straight rows and lecture to the more effective practices of collaborative learning coupled with movement and laughter. It should be required reading for every practitioner!"

—Marcia Tate, educational consultant and author

By Ron Nash


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  1. The Power of We:

    Creating Positive and Collaborative Classroom Communities that Support Learning

    Authors, Ron Nash

    | 03/06/18

    Through powerful first-hand stories supported by expert research, Ron Nash’s Power of We describes his awakening to the truth that engaging students means involving them as active participants in their own learning. This includes harnessing a student’s endless capacity for positive energy into deeper understanding. Learn More

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