• Dr. Brian Dinkins

    Dr. Brian Dinkins is the author and creator of Emotionally - Inclusive Practices, motivational speaker and national education consultant for the Center for Empowering Education, where he leads as CEO. Brian also serves as an assistant professor at Butler University, where he serves as director of the Experiential Program for Preparing School Principals (EPPSP). He performed poorly in high school, graduating with a 1.9 gpa but went on to earn a B.A. from Purdue University, where he played football for the Big Ten Champion Boilermakers. In addition, he completed two master’s degrees, Ed. and a doctorate in educational leadership from Ball State University.

    Dr. Dinkins has served as turnaround principal in four high-poverty schools, including traditional, charter, and private schools, and has committed his work to serve children, partners, and communities in need.