Bought Wisdom: Tales of Living and Learning (Volume 1)
Product Description When Dr. Tony Lamair Burks II packed the last of his personal belongings that crisp afternoon, he looked around his barren school office once more:
What had he learned? How would he be different? What was his Bought Wisdom?Bought Wisdom: Tales of Living and Learning is an interactive memoir, leadership story, and reflective journal.
As a bonus feature, those who write responses to its journal prompts will have written a memoir when they finish reading the book.
Tony’s writing is engaging, delightful, and thought- provoking.
Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D., author, A Framework for Understanding Poverty and Learning Structures You walk in his shoes, feeling the awakening pinch of failure and the joy of triumph. Kadhir V. Rajagopal, Ed.D., author, Create Success!
Unlocking the Potential of Urban Students His work exemplifies culturally courageous leadership in every respect, causing me to feature him in a chapter of my book ...
He really walks his talk. John Robert Browne II, Ed.D., author, Walking the Equity Talk: A Guide for Culturally Courageous Leadership in School Communities Bought Wisdom creates conditions for leaders to become their own best teachers. Larry D. Coble, Ed.D., co-author, The Hidden Leader and Staying on Track About the Author Dr. Tony Lamair Burks II is Chief Learning Officer of LEADright, where he coaches and trains leaders for excellence.
He was the founding principal-director of The Early College at Guilford, North Carolina’s first early college high school and one of the first such schools of its type in the world.
He is among five educators featured in Walking the Equity Talk: A Guide for Culturally Courageous Leadership in School Communities by John Robert Browne II; and he has been recognized by NU-tribe Magazine as one of "Six HBCU Grads You Should Know".