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Episode 82: Taking Ownership with Vernon Wright
Episode 8214th June 2023 • Leaning into Leadership • Darrin Peppard
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Vernon Wright is a speaker, author, consultant, and leader. He has over 18 years of experience in education working in large, urban school districts and has previously served in the roles of teacher, teacher leader, campus leadership team member, and district-level support.

A proud graduate of the American College of Education (, Vernon has leveraged the knowledge he gained from his Master’s courses in Educational Leadership. That knowledge has allowed him to share his experiences as a speaker numerous times over the years at the campus, district, regional, state levels, and beyond garnering acclaim and accolades from recognized industry leaders. In addition, Vernon is also a speaker consultant for School Pro K-12, assisting clients in realizing synergies, increasing efficiencies, maximizing impact, and building high-performing cultures. Vernon has an established presence on Twitter and other social media (@TheWrightLeader across all platforms), and he unabashedly stands as a voice for the people with zero apologies ( He is committed to a life of elevating others with a relentless focus on informing minds and touching hearts around the globe.

Books Vernon referenced: Drive by Daniel Pink, Multipliers by Liz Wiseman, 5 Levels of Leadership by John Maxwell

Link for the American College of Education, as mentioned by Vernon

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