Podcast: Brett Elliott on PHEARCE PLCs

29 Feb 2020 5 min read
Matt Jacobson
Matt Jacobson
Online Learning Coordinator, Learning Technology Center

The Learning through Leading hosts speaks with Brett Elliott, the Principal of Richwoods High School in Peoria, Illinois. Brett M. Elliott has spent 25 years in the urban public education system as a teacher, coach and administrator. His passion and energy set him apart from the pack with a resume of excellence. He has taken over a failing urban high school and transformed the entire culture for learning through positive student and staff relationships, high energy and growth mindset for learning. Whether transforming a failing urban high school into “The Pride of the City” or redefining the school culture of an International Bachelorette High school into “The Standard of Excellence”, his knowledge of teaching, learning and culture provide a wealth of knowledge to any organization. His enthusiasm for change and creating the “ultimate learning environment” make him a valuable asset to any organization seeking to their school and district to the next level.

Brett shares his PHEARCE philosophy with us that focuses on these core concepts:

  • Process
  • Humility
  • Energy
  • Adversity
  • Relationships
  • Culture
  • Excellence

Brett also discusses his work with Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) and how he leverages technology tools for teaching, learning, and professional learning #GlobalPLC

Connect with Brett:
Twitter Handle: @brettmelliott1

Matt Jacobson
Matt Jacobson
Online Learning Coordinator, Learning Technology Center

Matt designs, develops, and evaluates the LTC’s digital professional learning, including working with subject matter experts to create learning objectives, conducting needs assessments, and delivering interactive online PD opportunities.