Sanée Bell Times 10 Author

Sanée Bell is the principal of Morton Ranch Junior High in Katy, Texas and the author of Be Excellent on Purpose, the Flagship book in the Lead Forward Series (Times 10, 2019). She has served as an administrator since 2005 at both the elementary and secondary levels. She taught middle school and high school English and also coached girls basketball.

Sanée was recognized as the 2015 Katy ISD Elementary Principal of the Year. She earned her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Houston Clear Lake.  She is co-author and co-editor of the Education Write Now Series, and she is featured in the internationally-renowned book Dare to Lead by Brené Brown. Sanée is passionate about authentic, purposeful learning for students and teachers, and she also has a strong passion for leadership and its impact on teacher engagement, student learning, and school culture. Follow @saneebell.

Books from Sanée Bell


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