Thousands of educators across the country trust us for their continuing education and graduate level coursework.
Be a Great Teacher provides onsite and online classes for educators.
For the past twenty years, Be A Great has provided professional development for thousands of educators. We pride ourselves on delivering courses that educate, inspire, and empower teachers. Our courses offer educators, coaches, counselors, and administrators the opportunity to tools that they can use to develop unique, safe, healthy educational spaces where everyone can thrive.
Bob Fink is the founder of Educational Resources of Minnesota, now named Be A Great Teacher, which reflects our mission. Be A Great Teacher offers week-long classes in Ohio every summer and is nationwide with their online video and independent study courses.
Bob, retired from teaching after 32 years in the classroom. He is currently developing presentations for professional development courses and continues to create courses for Be A Great Teacher. While teaching, Bob he was named the regional WEM Outstanding Educator Award winner for Teacher Achievement in 2014. In 2016, he was named the Springfield Public School Teacher of the Year and the Minnesota Class A Baseball Coach of the Year. After retiring from baseball coaching, Bob was named the head football coach at Springfield in 2018. He guided his teams to two straight section titles and state tournament appearances in his first two seasons as the head football coach. Fink was named the Vikings Gatorade Coach of the Week, the 2019 Southwest District Football Coach of the Year and named the Section Coach of the Year for two consecutive seasons.
Bob takes pride in designing courses that are up to date, practical and “real life.” Courses are designed to give professionals the knowledge and skills needed to make a real difference in helping students/athletes reach their fullest potential. These courses will help educators, administrators and coaches at all levels to inspire, guide and teach today’s youth to be the best they can be!
Students that have taken advantage of these courses say they are life changing!
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