Karl Klimek
discover - learn - lead
 

Educator
Author
Speaker
Photographer
"Your presentation was interesting, thought-provoking and challenged our attendees to consider very carefully how they engage their students. You’ve set the tone for the rest of the conference."

Crystal Maguire
Business Manager
Aviation Technician Education Council
Current Initiatives:

President
2 Perspectives: 
Learning Through 


Lead Strategist
K-8 Engineering Education
Lead Developer

A new framework focusing on school climate and culture leading toward enhanced academic achievement.
As an educational consultant and strategic leader, Karl creatively empowers educators of like minds in ways that refresh, enhance and re-define incredible teaching, learning and leadership practices. Having the opportunity to work and align with tremendous individuals and organizations around the country, he brings high enthusiasm and a positive-professional spirit to all of his work.  

Having taught in several states, he also served as a school principal and an assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction.  For 16 years, Karl served as the executive director of the Square One Education Network, a STEM related foundation based in Michigan, and is president of his own educational consulting company, 2 Perspectives: Learning Through Leadership.

His latest interests connect him with the A.S.E.T: Dive Into Space initiative.  To learn more about A.S.E.T., go to: www.diveintospace.com


"Karl, I met you this past summer at the Ludington ARTS IN ENGINEERING .... Just wanted you to know that I truly appreciate your passion and that of your educational team! It's been a game changer for me in my social studies class as I blend engineering in with my PBL! Keep up the great work!"
--Phil Quinlan, Teacher

“Karl is one of the most dynamic people I know. I believe his drive is directly proportionate to the amount he cares about the future of education and the way it affects kids 
in today's world. 
You cannot go wrong by being associated with Karl.” 
-- John Miller, SAE International Program Engineer
Learn more about 
Karl through the 
Corwin Press Author's page!

Recent Events/Presentations

Speaker: 
August 13, 2016
California State University at Fresno
How Kids Learn Speaker's Forum
With Dewitt Jones


August 8, 2016
Michigan Career and Technical Education Leadership Conference
Keynote Speaker: "Education 2016: Mavericks Wanted!"

July 25-30, 2016
Celebratory Leadership Youth Program
California State University at Fresno/Clovis Schools
Clovis, CA


Professional Development Speaker
Chippewa Valley Schools Career and Technical Education

Council of Michigan Foundations
Narrowing the Gender Gap in Technology
Michigan Science Center, Detroit, MI

Aviation Technician Education Council Annual Conference
"Teaching... Incredibly! The Nuts and Bolts Inside Great Classrooms"
Orlando, FL

Deloitte: Automotive
Annual Practice Meeting: Renaissance Center, Detroit
"The Square One Education Network: STEM Partnerships and Schools"
Detroit, MI

College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

"Examining our Collective Impact"
Traverse City, MI

Las Vegas, NV

Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics 
Annual Conference and Institute, Hope College, Holland, MI
"STEM in Michigan: The Brawn, the Brains and the Bananas!" 

Aviation/Aerospace Teacher Education Day
Partnership workshop: Square One Education Network and the Michigan Aeronautics Commission
Capital City Airport, Lansing, MI
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