PROVEN METHODS THAT HAVE TRANSFORMED THOUSANDS Finally, some help for educators who believe that competency is not only for testing; but for life As a result of reading this book, you will be energized in knowing how to: Teach competency through affective methods Strategize in order to reach the hard to teach student Turn kids on to Teacher - Parent - Peer Coaching ABOUT THE AUTHOR "Once in a generation of educational leaders emerges one who naturally but passionately motivates fellow teachers to lead their students to achievement levels never before realized. That person is Dr. Oscar Underwood Dr. Lowell Madden Former Director of Elementary and Secondary Education and Teacher Education at Indiana University - Purdue University at Fort Wayne, IN. In 1998, Dr. Underwood appeared before the United States Congressional Committee on Small Businesses to testify concerning his teaching methods. This book summarizes his strategies for helping children master competency for life. When competency is pursued without affective means, the best you can hope for is improvement in proficiency testing results. But when competency is pursued with affective means, not only does proficiency improve, but so is society positively impacted as a whole. Dr. Underwood is the 1977 Indiana Teacher of the Year, Nominee for National Teacher of the Year, and 1999 Indiana Businessman of the Year among other honors. He is founder and president of Cornerstone Bible College, Fort Wayne, IN., founder and headmaster of Cornerstone Christian College Prep Day & High School. He also serves as pastor of Cathedral of Praise Ministries and Church, International. He is the author of several books, including "End-Time Leadership and Productivity" "Leadership Implications and Contemporary Christianity,""Ethics in Ministry and Professional Protocol" "Perfect Imperfections: The 12 Steps to the Re-invention of SELF," and "Ambassadors for the Kingdom of God"