The son Of a librarian. Or. Danny Brassell grew up hating reading. Ironically, he is now considered to be America’s Leading Reading Ambassador.” His website. www.lazyreaders.com is one of the most popular book clubs online, as it provides short books for busy people.” In 1996 he founded his own non profit that more than doubled the number Of books in his school district in less than three years. and he served as chairman of a non-profit that donated over 2 million books to students in under-resourced areas. Additionally, his popular TED talk “The Reading Makeover” has been called one Of the “funniest and most memorable education speeches.”
Danny is on a mission to bring joy back into education to combat the consequences of teacher and educational administrator burnout.
For the past two decades he has served as an educational advi- sor to students ranging from preschoolers to rocket scientists. While he has held a variety of titles and worked with leaders from a variety of fields and disciplines, Danny has always considered him- self first and foremost a teacher.
Affectionately known as “Jim Carrey with a Ph.D.,” Danny grassell a recognized authority on leadership development. reading, motivation and communication skills. He is the author Of 15 books, including Bringing Joy Back into the Classroom. A Baker’s Dozen of Lessons Learned from the Teaching Trenches and Read, Lead & Succeed: 50 Simple Ways to Produce Extraordinary Results in Business and Life. Thousands. from small business t»vners to corporate executives – kindergar ten teachers to parents, have enjoyed his energetic. interactive and informative presentations. He has spoken to over 2,500 different audiences worldwide, including over 100 across North America and Asia this past year.