Principal, Bettendorf Community School, IA
Jimmy Casas is in his 22nd year of administrative leadership, including the last 14 years as Principal at Bettendorf High School. He is passionate about kids, serving others, and cultivating school cultures that focus on excellence for all students & staff. Jimmy was named the 2012 Iowa Secondary Principal of the Year and was selected as one of three finalists for NASSP 2013 National Secondary Principal of the Year. Jimmy is the Co-Founder & Co-Moderator of #IAedchat, moderating the on-line discussion chat every Sunday at 8:00 a.m. & p.m. CST. Finally, Jimmy is the co-author of the book, What Connected Educators Do Differently, which he wrote with Todd Whitaker and Jeff Zoul.