Helping new teachers implement best practices without sacrificing their uniqueness.

In the classroom trenches? Daryl Williams Jr. gets it and he's here to lift you up. Let's make those tough days a bit brighter.

Empowering New Teachers, Transforming


Helping new teachers implement best practices without sacrificing their uniqueness.

In the classroom trenches? Daryl Williams Jr. gets it and he's here to lift you up. Let's make those tough days a bit brighter.

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Dear New Teacher, School Leader, or Lifelong Learner,

You know how it is...

In the ever-evolving landscape of education, keeping up can feel like running a marathon with no finish line in sight.

New teaching methods, evolving educational standards, shifting student needs – it's a whirlwind.

But here's a game-changer for you:

Effective teaching isn't about ticking boxes or following a one-size-fits-all approach. It's about igniting a spark – in yourself and in your students.

And that's exactly where I come in.

For over a decade, I've been at the forefront of educational innovation, guiding educators like you through the complexities of teaching excellence.

I'm Daryl Williams Jr., a teacher, coach, and Assistant Principal, and I'm on a mission. A mission to help one million students live their chosen lives, not just the ones they settle for.

Through my company, Pursuit of Excellence, I craft strategies and resources that don't just educate – they transform.

And I’m here to tell you... you can make a monumental impact.

But, it's a team effort. Education is a collaborative journey.

Which is exactly why my approach is different. It's not just about academic excellence. It's about life skills, mindset, character. It's about shaping the whole student.

And it's about empowering YOU – the educator, the leader, the change-maker.

Are you ready to revolutionize your teaching approach?

Let's shift from traditional methods to transformative experiences!

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Hi, I’m Daryl Williams Jr. ...

I am an author, speaker, and a catalyst for educational transformation.

From teaching middle school math to earning national recognition and multiple degrees, my journey is one of relentless passion for education.


I believe that the key to student success is a new teacher who dares to dream big and act boldly.


As an new teacher, you have the power to make a significant impact on your students' lives. But without the necessary tools and resources, it can be challenging to achieve the outcomes you desire. That's why I've created a bundle of FREE Resources that will transform the way you teach and ultimately help you improve student outcomes. But don't just take my word for it - enter your name and email address below and see for yourself the difference these resources can make.

What New Teachers Need to Master to be Great

Six Principles of Effective Instruction


pillar 1

Teaching Approach and Classroom


Passion for Teaching

Genuine enthusiasm for the subject matter and a love for teaching inspire students and create a positive learning environment.

Effective Communication

Clear and concise communication facilitates understanding, fosters engagement, and builds positive relationships with students and parents.


Being flexible and adaptable allows teachers to adjust their strategies to meet the diverse needs of students and navigate unexpected challenges.

Classroom Management

Establishing and maintaining a well-managed classroom creates a conducive learning environment, minimizing disruptions and promoting student engagement.

Differentiated Instruction

Tailoring teaching methods to accommodate diverse learning styles and abilities ensures that all students have opportunities to succeed.

Assessment and Feedback

Regularly assessing student progress and providing constructive feedback guide instructional decisions, helping students improve and achieve learning objectives.


pillar 2

Professional Development and Collaboration

Technology Integration

Incorporating technology effectively enhances teaching and learning experiences, preparing students for the digital age.

Continuous Professional Development

A commitment to ongoing learning and professional growth ensures that teachers stay informed about best practices and educational advancements.

Collaboration with Colleagues

Collaborating with fellow educators promotes a supportive school culture and provides opportunities for sharing ideas and resources.


pillar 3

Cultural Competence and Inclusive Practices:

Cultural Competence

Understanding and respecting diverse cultures fosters an inclusive classroom environment and supports the success of students from various backgrounds.

Positive Classroom Culture

Fostering a sense of community, respect, and inclusivity in the classroom creates a supportive environment conducive to learning.

Relationship Building

Building strong and meaningful relationships with students anc colleagues


pillar 4

Personal Characteristics and Well-being:

Reflective Practice

Regular self-reflection allows teachers to assess their practices, identify areas for improvement, and refine their teaching approaches.

Emotional Intelligence

Being attuned to students' emotions and demonstrating empathy enhances the teacher-student relationship and contributes to a positive classroom climate.

Positive Attitude and Patience

Explanation: Patience and a positive attitude contribute to a supportive classroom atmosphere, fostering a love for learning and resilience in students.

Financial Stability

Financial stability allows teachers to maintain a reasonable quality of life, alleviates stress, and reduces burnout.

Stress Management/Burnout Prevention

Teachers need to understand how to cope with challenges as to not become stressed and burnt out.


pillar 5

Parental Engagement and Subject Expertise:

Parental Engagement

Building positive relationships with parents through effective communication and involvement fosters a collaborative partnership in supporting student success.

Subject Matter Expertise

A strong command of the subject matter allows teachers to convey information with confidence and respond effectively to student inquiries.


pillar 6

Efficiency and Innovation:

Time Management

Efficiently managing time, including lesson planning and grading, helps teachers balance their workload and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Innovative Teaching Practices

Embracing creativity and innovation in teaching methods keeps lessons engaging and relevant for students in a rapidly evolving educational landscape.

Expanding Impact

Exploring ways to increase impact.

Bring Clarity and Inspiration to Your Educational Space

Why have schools and educational conferences across the country invited me to speak? Simple…

…I bring an unmatched energy combined with deep insights that turn conventional teaching on its head. More than just educating, I inspire educators to embrace their unique strengths and unleash their full potential.

When I step onto your stage or into your seminar, I have one goal: EMPOWERMENT!

I don't just share knowledge – I spark action.

This is why countless educators have trusted me to inspire and guide them, and this is why you should too.

"I cried. I needed to hear that day that I was enough, that I can make a difference. Hearing your message reignited my fire, and gave me the inspiration I needed to go on."

- Cathy Redard

"You made me feel more confident in my job, and that I can really do this. Lately I've been kind of questioning myself, so hearing that today made me feel more confident."

- Elementary Teacher

"Daryl has a message that all teachers need to hear. He can speak to us and communicate in ways that shift our mindset and give us a new way of thinking.... and create our ideal classrooms."

- Dr. Micheala Jedele

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