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Please continue to check this page as we are currently organizing the 2018 School Climate & Culture Forum. If you would like more information on becoming a speaker at any of our conferences please email us at pd@accutrain.com.

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Dr. Peter DeWitt (Las Vegas)

Best-selling Author

Peter DeWitt, Ed.D is a former K-5 teacher (11 years) and principal (8 years). He runs workshops and provides keynotes nationally and internationally focusing on collaborative leadership, fostering inclusive school climates, and student engagement.

Besides focusing on collaborative leadership, Peter is a Visible Learning Trainer for John Hattie, and an Instructional Coaching trainer for Jim Knight. He is the Series Editor for the Connected Educator Series (Corwin Press) and the Impact Series (Corwin Press).

His Finding Common Ground blog is published by Education Week and he is a freelance writer for Vanguard Magazine (SAANYS). He is the 2013 School Administrators Association of New York State's (SAANYS) Outstanding Educator of the Year, and the 2015 Education Blogger of the Year(Academy of Education Arts & Sciences).

Peter is the author of several books.

They include:

    • Dignity for All: Safeguarding LGBT Students (Corwin Press. 2012).
    • School Climate Change (ASCD, co-authored with Sean Slade. 2014)
    • Flipping Leadership Doesn't Mean Reinventing the Wheel (Corwin Press. 2014)
    • Collaborative Leadership: 6 Influences That Matter Most (Corwin Press/Learning Forward, 2016).
    • School Climate: Leading With Collective Teacher Efficacy (Corwin Press/ Ontario Principals Council. 2017).


His articles have appeared in education journals at the state, national and international level. He has written for Principal Magazine, Education Week, Educational Leadership, The Huffington Post, PBS, ASCD Whole Child, Connected Principals, Smartblogs and ASCD Express.  

Peter has presented at forums, conferences, and panel discussions at state and national conferences. Some of the highlights has been to present for the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), ICLE's Model Schools, and NBC's Education Nation.

Peter has worked with the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), the National Education Association (NEA), the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the National Association of School Psychologists, the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), l’Association des directions et directions adjointes des écoles franco-ontariennes (ADFO), the Catholic Principals’ Council of Ontario (CPCO), and the Ontario Principals’ Council (OPC), National School Climate Center, GLSEN, PBS, NBC, NPR, BAM Radio Network and ABCnews.com

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