Garth Larson is the K-12 Director of Learning for the Winneconne Community School District in Northeast Wisconsin and also serves as President of FIRST Educational Resources based out of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Currently working on his Doctorate in Educational Leadership at Edgewood College in Madison, he has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors for ASCD Wisconsin, he serves on the K-12 Advisory Council for Education for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and also serves as an adjunct faculty member for educational courses offered through Dominican University of California as well as the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
Garth has previously worked as an elementary principal in two separate Northeast Wisconsin School Districts and started his career in education as a high school speech and English teacher. In 2011, Garth formed Wisconsin Educational Resources (now FIRST) with a focus of improving student achievement across the United States. Since 2011, almost 600 school districts throughout the country have become partnership districts with his company. Garth currently consults to school districts around the country and provides customized professional development around a variety of topics, mainly Response to Intervention/MTSS, Grading and Reporting, and School Improvement. He lives in Oshkosh, Wisconsin with his wife Tammy and their two children.