Jay Trujillo is a distinguished educator with over 28 years of professional experience, including 14 years as school principal. Jay has led his schools to extraordinary results. For example, one of Jay’s schools ranked #1 among 82 schools in his Southern California region for improvement over two, three, and four years respectively. This consistent progress earned his school two “Model of Excellence Awards” and numerous accolades at the local, state, and national levels. Impressively, student achievement in Jay’s schools occurred despite an increasing diverse student population (e.g., poverty, English language learners, mobility, etc.). Jay’s schools’ performance go beyond test scores. His schools have posted all-time records in daily attendance, student grades, behavior, college-going rates, honors and Advanced Placement courses, and more. Visitors from across the nation have visited Jay’s schools to see and learn the secrets of success. His leadership talents have earned him two-time Principal of the Year honors, and he was twice a California Regional Finalist. Jay is a highly sought-after K-12 leadership and educational consultant throughout the United States. His expertise and credibility have aided schools at all levels—elementary, middle, and high—dramatically improve student achievement. Dynamic, passionate, and focused—Jay believes that school leaders and teachers must strategically enact simple, yet powerful practices to successfully educate all children.