Season 1, Episode 8 of FocusED with Pete Hall #FocusED

by | Jun 25, 2021 | 0 comments

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Speaking the Language of Our Teachers w/ Guest Pete Hall

This is Season 1, Episode 8 of FocusED, and it features guest, Pete Hall. It was originally recorded live for a studio audience in Delaware, provided as a professional development experience for Delaware teachers and leaders. Don’t miss what Pete has to say about building capacity within the teaching ranks. This is a must listen for all educators. 

“We need to bring back the concepts of civics and gymnastics at the core of what we do in education.” ~ Pete Hall 


Pete Hall Brings Tons of Experience to FocusED Listeners

After a teaching career that spanned preK-8 over three states, Pete served 12 years as a principal in three Title I schools, one of which was the only Title I school in the State of Nevada to earn a “High Achieving” designation; another earned accolades from the Washington State Office of the Superintendent for its growth and achievement; and the other earned a Career & Life Readiness Award from the State of Washington.

For his tenacious and courageous leadership, Pete was honored with Nevada’s Martin Luther King Jr Award (2005), was appointed to the Governor’s Commission on Excellence in Education (in Nevada, 2005), and was selected to sit on the National Education Association’s Great Public Schools Indicators Advisory Panel (2010-2011). He holds a National Principal Mentor Certificate from NAESP and supports leadership development from the organizational level to the individual level.

He now works as a personal consultant/mentor/motivational coach for school leaders, teachers, professional athletes, weekend golfers, stand-up comedians, firefighters, business executives, custodians, and more. He is currently working on his 10th book, Strive: How ordinary people can live extraordinary lives

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