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Timothy Kanold


Timothy D. Kanold, PhD, is an award-winning educator, author and consultant. He is former director of mathematics and science, and served as principal of Adlai E. Stevenson High School District 125, a model professional learning community district in Lincolnshire, Illinois.

Dr. Kanold is committed to equity and excellence for students, faculty and school administrators. He conducts highly motivational professional development leadership seminars worldwide with a focus on turning school vision into realised action that creates greater equity for students through the effective delivery of professional learning communities for faculty and administrators.

He is a past president of the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) and coauthor of several best-selling mathematics textbooks over several decades. He has served on writing commissions for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He has authored numerous articles and chapters on school leadership and development for education publications over the past decade.

Dr. Kanold received the prestigious international 2010 Damen Award for outstanding contributions to the leadership field of education from Loyola University Chicago, 1986 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and 1994 Outstanding Administrator Award (from the Illinois State Board of Education). He serves as an adjunct faculty member for the graduate school at Loyola University Chicago.

Dr. Kanold earned a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in mathematics from Illinois State University. He completed a master’s in educational administration at the University of Illinois and received a doctorate in educational leadership and counseling psychology from Loyola University Chicago.