Coffee & Conversation with Rich Grimes
Rich Grimes will discuss his book, Angel in My Backpack, a poignant series of inspirational stories about schoolchildren and the individuals who touch their lives.
Rich Grimes is an author, university professor, speaker, poet, proud father and grandfather. A native of Burbank, he graduated from John Burroughs High School in 1964. After receiving his teaching credentials from USC, he returned to Burroughs to teach history and coach various sports. Mr. Grimes moved to John Muir Junior High School in 1983 as Assistant Principal. After retiring, he remains active in education teaching, conducting professional staff development workshops, writing articles for professional journals, and mentoring aspiring teachers.
Mr. Grimes is the author of Classroom Under Construction (2006), a “workshop in words” that
offers examples of best teaching practices that stimulate creative and compelling instruction.
Books will be available for purchase and signing.