Blake Wiggs is a research scholar with the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. In addition to coaching, much of his work is grounded in organizational behavior, innovation management and community development. He received both his M.A. in teaching and B.A. in anthropology from East Carolina University and is pursuing his doctorate in curriculum & instruction at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Blake is an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Executive Education program and is committed to the intersection of educational equity, innovation and policy. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and co-authored the book, Rethinking Classroom Design: Create Student Centered Learning Spaces for 6th-12th Grade, with Edutopia blogger Todd Finley.