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Our Team


Niki Spears


Niki is a former school principal and now works as an educator and change leader. She shares her passion and enthusiasm for creating positive school culture based on shared leadership – including students as young as 5 years of age. Niki is leading the charge to develop positive schools by sharing the importance of embracing a leadership mindset.

Niki has partnered with best-selling author, Jon Gordon and is touring around the country sharing how the success principles from Mr. Gordon’s book, The Energy Bus can reinforce positive leadership as we transform classrooms, schools, and communities.

Niki resides in Houston, Texas with her husband and three beautiful girls.

Dexter L. McCoy

Dexter L. McCoy


Dexter L. McCoy is an experienced administrator passionate about building a positive campus culture that supports students leading, growing, and thriving. Dexter’s passion for student leadership started with supportive educators who empowered him and he has not let that light dim, serving two terms as student body president at Boston University and continuing in his professional career as an administrator in DC Public Schools, and as an aid to two former U.S. Secretaries of Education. Dexter currently serves as an Assistant Director of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) for Texas’s 7th largest school district where he leads student leadership, enrichment programs, and SEL curriculum development.

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