Ben Gilpin is a relationship-driven educator with a passion for innovation. He is currently serving as an elementary principal in Michigan. He is involved with classroomcribs.com and personalized learning initiatives with the Michigan Department of Education. Ben is known for his blog, The Colorful Principal, which showcases stories and learning pieces for educators from around the world. He has his masters degree from Spring Arbor University and his ED Leadership certification through Eastern Michigan University. He co-hosts UnearthED on the TwittED network.