Curtis Cook has been a teacher in the Lee’s Summit School District for 12 years. He holds Missouri certification in Secondary Social Studies, Instrumental Music, and Business. He earned his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Missouri-Columbia. His Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction was awarded from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Curtis designed and currently instructs the nationally recognized International Studies program at Summit Technology Academy, which utilizes Daniel Pink’s concepts.
In an effort to encourage teachers to enjoy the same classroom success of using Dan Pink’s ideas, Curtis conducts a number of teacher education courses in the Kansas City area focusing on Dan Pink’s A Whole New Mind.
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