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Peter DeWitt

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Peter DeWitt (Ed.D) is a former K-5 teacher (11 years) and principal (8 years). He runs competency-based workshops and provides keynotes nationally and internationally focusing on collaborative leadership and fostering inclusive school climates. His work has been adopted at the state level, university level, and he works with numerous school districts and school boards on collaborative leadership’s 6 influences that matter most (i.e. instructional leadership, collective efficacy, professional learning, feedback, assessment capable learners, family engagement) around North America and the U.K., and DeWitt works as a school leadership coach in North America.

Additionally, Peter is a Visible Learning Trainer working with John Hattie. He partners with Hattie on many things around North America. Peter also worked with Jim Knight as an Instructional Coaching trainer.

He is the Series Editor for the Connected Educator Series (Corwin Press) and the Impact Series (Corwin Press) that include books by Viviane Robinson, Andy Hargreaves, Pasi Sahlberg, Yong Zhao and Michael Fullan.

His Finding Common Ground blog (Education Week) has been in circulation since 2011. 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), and sits on the panel of experts for NBC Universal’s Education Nation.