Evan Robb

Director, Author, and Public Speaker in Virginia

Evan Robb

Director, Author, and Public Speaker in Virginia

Educational Leader, Principal, TEDx Speaker, Corwin Author of Aiming High and The 10-Minute Principal

One of the 10 most inspiring global thought leaders for 2020.

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Evan Robb has over twenty years of experience serving as a building-level principal. Prior to being a school principal, he was an English teacher, department chair, and Assistant Principal. Evan is a recipient of the Horace Mann Educator of the Year Award. In addition, the NCTE Commission on Reading selected him to serve on its national board.

A TEDx Speaker, Evan offers inspirational keynotes, workshops, webinars, and ongoing professional learning opportunities on leadership, mindset, culture, impactful change, and how to improve literacy in schools. Evan has shared his ideas with thousands of educators at dozens of workshops across the United States and in other countries.

His first book titled, The Principal’s Leadership Sourcebook: Practices, Tools, and Strategies for Building a Thriving School Community was published by Scholastic in the fall of 2007. His next book, The Ten-Minute Principal, was published by Corwin in May 2019. Evan and Laura Robb collaborated with Dave Burgess Publishing to write, Team Makers, which was published in August of 2019. In addition, Evan partnered with Laura Robb to write, A School Full of Readers, with Benchmark Education, which was published in January 2020. Evan’s newest book with Corwin, Aiming High: Leadership Actions to Increase Learning Gains, was published in February 2022.

Please explore The Robb Review Blog, ScholasticEDU, and Corwin Connect for more of his thoughts on teaching, learning, and leadership. The Robb Review Blog focuses on looking ahead, not looking back. Evan also has a podcast, The Robb Review Podcast. Evan has been named one of the top 25 educational leaders to follow on Twitter. Scholastic EDU named Evan one of the 10 educators to follow on Twitter. Evan has also been named one of the 10 most inspiring global thought leaders for 2020.

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  • Education
    • University of Virginia
    • Shenandoah University M.B.A.
Evan Robb delivers on all of these tenets of great keynote speakers. After attending his keynote I left knowing he spoke from experience, was able to relate through powerful stories, and felt inspired by the message and call to action.
Patrick Hausammann - Keynote Attendee
Evan Robb's message of positivity, growth-mindset, and achieving greatness has wide appeal. His commitment to polished delivery demonstrates his passion and investment in providing a memorable, impactful experience for his audience.
Phil Strunk - Keynote Attendee
Hearing Evan speak is an incredibly motivating experience. He speaks about growth, risk, and change in an honest and open way that have personally helped me to "disrupt my routine" and develop my leadership skills. He radiates energy and a clear passion for growth, innovation, and education that is inspiring.
Anna Hawes - Keynote Attendee