A twenty-year educator, Nathan Barber has served in a number of roles including teacher, coach and administrator. As a writer, Barber has produced several classroom guides for teachers and much online content for test-prep companies. Barber also has written and published thirteen books, mostly in the field of education, along with a novel called Resurrecting Lazarus, Texas. Barber’s most recent project, a manuscript for Routledge/Eye on Education called What Teachers Can Learn from Sports Coaches: A Playbook of Instructional Strategies rolled off the presses in August, 2014.

Nathan Barber plans to return to writing once he decides which of his next ideas to pursue. Barber fills his extra time with his passions: reading, writing, photography, mountain biking and his family.

Vision for Life Radio, part of the Yahoo Sports Network, recently featured Nathan on a show. Listen here.

Edu All-Stars interviewed Nathan to talk about teaching, learning and his book What Teachers Can Learn from Sports Coaches. See the interview here.

Nathan Barber recently was featured on CBS Houston, where he offered insight into his educational career.

US News and World Report interviewed Nathan for a blog post, “Back-to-School Must-Haves for New High School Teachers.”

Houston Family Magazine interviewed Nathan for an article, “Live With the Imperfect.”

Nathan Barber’s recent guest posts on Edutopia can be found here and here and here.

Nathan Barber’s online presence can be seen in a number of places including his blog, The Next Generation of Educational Leadership, on Facebook at and on Twitter at @_nathanbarber. His most recent creative experiment can be found on Instagram at @principalproject. His personal Instagram account is @_nathanbarber.


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