Curtis Linton is Chief Learning Officer and co-owner of School Improvement Network, where he oversees all content and product development. The resources produced by Curtis and his team support administrators, principals and teachers in increasing their effectiveness as educators, so they can succeed in helping 100% of students become college and career ready. Throughout his career, Curtis has documented the improvement efforts and best practices of the most successful schools across North America.
Curtis has authored several books, including Equity 101: The Equity Framework, Equity 101: Culture, and co-authored Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools, which received the 2006 National Staff Development Council’s Book of the Year. Curtis is also a presenter specializing in equity, school improvement, leadership, and Common Core. In addition, he is a co-organizer of the national Summit for Courageous Conversations, an educational conference that focuses on building racial equity in schools.
Curtis lives with his wife and two children in Salt Lake City, Utah. With his wife, he runs the Domino Foundation, which supports families that have adopted transracially. He received his master’s degree from the University of Southern California.