If you had the chance, how would you spend your sabbatical? Well, leaving his school behind, Grant Lichtman chose to hop in a Prius and visit other schools across the country. After 89 days…10,000 miles…64 schools…700 interviews, Grant comes up for air to join Design Movement and shares his insightful educational journey of innovation. Grant gives us the good news and bad news. He identifies common obstacles confronting schools today and discovers some common threads of transformational school cultures that reward courage, align resources with vision, develop people, build structures, focus on value and work the problem. Enjoy the podcast.

Gather around The Learning Pond to discover Grant’s observations throughout his entire journey and be sure to check out his book, The Falconer.