Kendall Zoller

US – Foresthill, CA

Phone: 530 333 3349

K ZollerTraining Associate:
Adaptive Schools Seminars

Kendall Zoller, EdD, is an author, educator, researcher, and international presenter in communicative intelligence, presentation and facilitation skills, leadership and adaptive schools. His association with Adaptive Schools begin in 1994 when he first met Bob Garmston. It continued with his fellowship in cohort one with the National Academy for Science and Mathematics Educational Leadership where he later became a presenter and mentor. Kendall has co-presented the Foundation Seminar with Bob Garmston, Bruce Wellman and several current training associates. He is co-author of The Choreography of Presenting: The 7 Essential Abilities of Effective Presenters (Corwin Press, 2010), president of Sierra Training Associates and graduate faculty at California State University, Dominguez Hills and The University of Maine. He has authored over three dozen reviewed book chapters and journal articles on topics of communication, community, and leadership for educators and law enforcement. He is also a contributing author to sections of the Adaptive Schools Source Book. His work on leadership and presentation skills takes him to schools, districts, universities, state agencies, and corporations across the United States, Canada, Europe, China, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Europe. His lectures, presentations, and paper presentations include the campuses of Harvard, UC Berkeley, St. Anselm College, Boston University, University of Chicago, and Loyola University Maryland. Kendall has a doctorate in Educational Leadership a Masters in Educational Management. Kendall can be reached at

Special Qualifications
International doctoral research on nonverbal patterns of communication in the classroom and the impact on teaching and student learning. National experience on Adaptive Leadership and leadership curriculum design.

“Zoller, K. and Landry, C. (2010) The Choreography of Presenting. Corwin Press.
Zoller, K., Normore, A.H., & Harrison, E. (under review). Leadership thinking – a discipline of mind. Journal of Authentic Leadership in Education.
Zoller, K., Normore, A.H., & McDonald, S. (under review). Adaptive Leadership from the Law Enforcement Supervisor: A New Way of Leading. International Association of Police Chiefs.”