Authentic Educator – Trusted Leader – Unconventional Scholar 

Authentic Educator
Trusted Leader
Unconventional Scholar 

helping make transformational change for

Leadership Learning Equity

Leaders and organizations turn to Keith as an authentic educator, trusted leader, and unconventional scholar helping them advance leadership, learning, and equity.

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Trusted By 300+ Organizations

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years as a higher education leader
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hours coaching leaders as a certified coach
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presentations at national conventions
49900 +
views of his TEDx Talk



“In two days with Keith we were able to do what would have taken us months to complete. Easy, streamlined, and no tears were involved.”​


“This coaching experience with Keith was the best thing I have ever done for myself.”​​


“I’ve been coordinating professional development for our division for a number of years, and I’ve brought some wonderful speakers over time, but this is truly the most positive response I’ve ever seen.”​​


“I really do love your meetings. Just a minute to breathe some fresh air. Thanks for that.”​​

Meet Keith

Keith helps leaders and organizations make transformational change for leadership, learning, and equity.

Keith helps individuals and organizations by

  • Making the complex uncomplicated.
  • Clarifying aspirations and aligning actions.
  • Developing thriving leaders and cultures.
  • Deep listening and compassionate challenging.
  • Creating something better for us all.
  • Hold space for honest and challenging conversations.
  • Generously creating opportunities and elevating others.

“You’re really good at putting people in places to shine and I value the way you show up for others so much.”

    "I can honestly say that I have never had so many people make a point of calling or finding me to say how much they really appreciated the program. I’ve heard stories about how they have applied lessons they learned or took a moment to think differently about a situation. I’ve been coordinating professional development for our division for a number of years and I’ve brought some wonderful speakers over time but this is truly the most positive response I’ve ever seen."

    Suzanne Sullivan McGillicuddy

    Assistant Dean of Students, Fashion Institute of New York

      "Keith was able to assist my staff and me in clarifying and strengthening our educational priority, learning goals and learning outcomes, which in turn allowed us to develop educational plans that aligned with our institution’s vision for integrated learning and living."

      Steven T. Herndon

      Assistant Dean of Students, Executive Director of Housing and Residence Life

        "Dr. Keith Edwards’ visit to our campus left us thinking and eager to learn more. His ability to connect with and engage students of all backgrounds made his presentation a valuable opportunity for our students and faculty, encouraging the tough conversations that are essential for the change we would like to see in our campus culture."

        Emily Mee

        Editor-in-Chief of Forum, University of Oklahoma

          "Coaching provided deep personal reflections and resultant actions on purpose, integration, and development in a safe, thought-provoking environment of dialogue and challenge. Dr. Edwards approach brought focus to my professional calling and enabled an understanding of integration across the complexities of faith, family, and career."

          Terry Gaalswyk, PhD

          College President, Minnesota West

          I love being helpful. If you think I can help you or your organization, I’d love to learn more.

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