Richard Bernato, Ed. D.

“Great leadership is alchemy. When we seek new ways to realize, we collect, coalesce, and catalyze to create true transformation. We empower each other to co-create preferred futures. My mission is to help others help me alchemize one another.”

Richard Bernato, Ed. D., enters his fifty-second year in schooling, that spans higher education, research, many K-12 leadership roles, and consulting with and presenting to many school districts regionally. His main interests include catalyzing interactive and research-based effective curricula that are a result of futuring – systems, planning, decision making, and high engagement of all stakeholders to ensure systemically healthy schooling and organizational practices.

His book, Futures-Based Change Leadership, (Rowman and Littlefield 2017), blogs, webinars, and other articles are devoted to that vision. An expert on the uses of and how to design simulations, are intended to promote interactive instructional environments for learning, leadership, and organizational improvement.



We did not put our minds together. We put our purposes together. And we agreed. Then we decided

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