With 48 years as an award-winning educator, Ainsley Rose began as a high school teacher and progressed to be an Elementary and Secondary Principal, and Director of Education in Quebec, Canada. Now Ainsley is an author consultant, Keynote presenter, and facilitator of an extensive range of professional learning topics. He is President of Thistle Educational Development Inc. and a professional development consultant with Solution Tree, Marzano Research, The Core Collaborative, and Inspired Education. Ainsley is a contributing author for several educational publications and is currently working on his first book. Ainsley is married with three adult children and six grandchildren all living in West Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.