Rick grew up in southern New Hampshire, the third of six kids, and from an early age, he found his way through labor – haying, delivering papers, landscaping,working on cordwood and logging crews, and then, in graduate school, teaching his first course, and falling in love with the classroom. Rick has spent more than forty years as a teacher, senior administrator, and head of school, and now, as an educational consultant. He enjoys running, playing softball, cooking, reading, writing, attending BSO concerts, and traveling around the world.
B.A., University of New Hampshire
A.M., Brown University
WHAT HE’D TELL HIS 15-YEAR-OLD SELF
It’s a good idea to listen to your elders, but that doesn’t mean you should follow all of their advice.