Cocktails & Educators

Is it okay for classroom teachers to drink alcohol? Should they be reprimanded, if they post images of themselves drinking alcohol online? Tune in tonight to hear from the former Area Superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools, @drtonyburks have to say about this topic at or watch LIVE on Facebook by visiting the Sensation Station Network page.

Dr. Tony Lamair Burks II is the Chief Learning Officer of LEADright where he coaches and trains leaders for excellence. His career is defined by his culturally courageous leadership in support of today’s learners as leaders and innovators. He helps leaders with thinking differently, taking different actions, and having different breakthrough results.

A fellow of the British-American Project, Dr. Burks has earned three Fulbright awards. He was highlighted by NU∙tribe Magazine as One of Six HBCU Grads You Should Know. Most recently the Boys and Girls Club of Hawk-Houston recognized him with its Alveta Hawk Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dr. Burks is the author of three books, a contributor to two, and he is among five educators featured in Walking the Equity Talk: A Guide for Culturally Courageous Leadership in School Communities. His newest book, Bought Wisdom: Tales of Living and Learning, is an interactive leadership memoir.

Dr. Burks earned a BA in Philosophy with Honors from Morehouse College, an MEd in Educational Leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership from The University of North Carolina Greensboro. Dr. Burks is a candidate for the Atlanta Board of Education District 2 seat. Powered by: @cocktailchron1 & @ssnatl