Peter DeWitt, Ed.D.

Best-Selling Author

Dr. Peter DeWitt speaks nationally and internationally on collaborative leadership, fostering inclusive school climates and student engagement.  A former K-5 teacher and principal, he was the 2013 New York Outstanding Educator of the Year.  He is a Visible Learning Trainer for John Hattie, and an Instructional Coaching trainer for Jim Knight. Dr. DeWitt's Finding Common Ground blog is published by Education Week. He serves as Editor of the Connected Educator Series and the Impact Series for Corwin Press, and he is the author of several books including Dignity for All: Safeguarding LGBT Students, School Climate Change (co-authored with Sean Slade), Flipping Leadership Doesn’t Mean Reinventing the Wheel, Collaborative Leadership: 6 Influences that Matter Most and School Climate: Leading With Collective Teacher Efficacy.  His articles have appeared in many journals including Principal Magazine, Education Week, Educational Leadership, The Huffington Post, PBS, ASCD Whole Child, Connected Principals and ASCD Express, and he has worked with NBC, PBS, NPR and ABC.