Terry Chadsey is the Executive Director of the Center for Courage & Renewal, charged with leading a vital organization that strongly represents, supports and grows the Circle of Trust® approach. He has been a Courage & Renewal Facilitator since 2002 and on the staff of the Center since 2005. He has led scores of Courage & Renewal programs for teachers, school leaders and leaders of all kinds. He worked in public education for 32 years, teaching grades K through 8 in Chicago, Australia and Washington for 22 of those years. After leaving the classroom he provided leadership to school and district improvement efforts and coaching and professional development to districts and schools, principals and teachers. Terry holds degrees from Yale University and the University of Chicago. He is a founder of Sound Discipline, a lead trainer for the Positive Discipline Association. Terry lives in Seattle with his wife Jane Chadsey. They are in love with each other, their four young adult children and two granddaughters.