Dr. Shaun Woodly

Meet Dr. Shaun Woodly 

Dr. Shaun Woodly is a sought after speaker & professional development expert whose highly engaging, fun, yet thought-provoking messages inspire guests for action and change. Dr. Woodly works with educators at all levels, specializing in helping those that serve in urban and culturally diverse communities.


Teaching in urban and culturally diverse schools has been a daily struggle for many educators. Different personalities, backgrounds and learning abilities can raise a lot of questions about how to meet the needs of such a variety of people.

Award-winning educator and university professor, Dr. Shaun Woodly teaches research-based strategies, from almost 2 decades of experience, to help you create the optimal learning environment in your classroom. He offers strategies that educators can put in place to transform standards and objectives to revolutionize learning.

What students often perceive as mundane or boring will be transformed into genuinely interesting and engaging experiences. When educators create learning that is culturally responsive they will see a powerful transformation. From classroom management, student engagement, teacher lifestyle hacks, and everything else that works (and doesn’t work), you will reach, motivate, and engage ALL of your students through an improved teaching practice.


Charged with an unstoppable passion for education, Dr. Shaun Woodly, a Hampton University alum, has left indelible marks on every rung of the academic ladder. From a dedicated K-12 teacher to an inspiring university professor, his impactful journey is fueled by a commitment to transform education. Celebrated as Teacher of the Year and the recipient of several awards for his exceptional teaching, Dr. Woodly’s accolades are a testament to his remarkable influence.

Pioneering new paths to the highest levels of achievement in urban and culturally diverse schools, Dr. Woodly is the visionary architect of the transformative movement, “Teach Hustle Inspire”. TEACH means to “unlock intellectual treasure”, HUSTLE means that we “can't stop learning, won't stop learning” and INSPIRE is all about “spreading love and light”.

Dr. Shaun Woodly is also the 2X bestselling author of “MC Means Move the Class: How to Spark Engagement and Motivation in Urban and Culturally Diverse Classrooms,” as well as “The League of Extraordinary Educators: The Secret Strategies of Transformational Teachers”.

Specializing in working with schools that serve in urban, culturally diverse, and low socioeconomic communities, Dr. Woodly strives to redefine the teaching and learning experience so that the extraordinary gift of education unlocks the potential of every student, in every classroom, regardless of circumstances.