Nga Pumanawa e Waru Education Trust is preparing to celebrate one man's commitment to education in the Rotorua community.
Dr Vikram Murthy has spent the past three years contracted to the trust.
During that time he has delivered leadership lectures to principals, teachers, support staff, consultants and community personnel across Rotorua.
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Tomorrow they will thank him in a formal ceremony at Rotorua Boys' High School to recognise the professional development he has done for the education sector and the community as a whole.
Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick will lead the presentation on behalf of the community, Rotorua Boys' High School principal Chris Grinter will speak on behalf of the education sector and trust executive director and chairman Leith Comer will speak on behalf of the trust.
Expert business strategist and leadership builder Dr Murthy is director of the Academy for Collaborative Futures.
Mr Comer approached the academy and they worked together on a suite of leadership programmes to ignite fresh thought and new ideas in Rotorua's educational leadership.
The presentation will be from 2.30-3.30pm at Rotorua Boys' High School.