Cadre > Brian M. Pete, M.A. (pending)
Brian Pete, M.A.
Brian, co-founder of Robin Fogarty & Associates, comes from a family of educators-college professors, school superintendents, teachers and teachers of teachers. He has a rich background in professional development. Brian has worked with the adult learner in districts and educational agencies throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. He has an eye for the “teachable moment” and the words to describe what he sees as skillful teaching.
He delivers dynamic, humor-filled sessions that energize the audiences with engaging strategies that transfer into immediate and practical on site applications. Comments from school leaders often say that it is the best PD the staff has ever had.
Brian is co-author of: Data Driven Decisions, Twelve Principles that Make the Difference, Nine “Best Practices” That Make the Difference, The Adult Learner, A Look at Transfer and Supporting Differentiated Instruction: A PLC Approach.
Recent publications target change agents in the schools: From Staff Room to Classroom: A Guide to Planning and Coaching Professional Learning and From Staff Room to Classroom II: The One-Minute PD Planner.
His recent chapter in 21st Century Skills: Re-Thinking How Students Learn - presents, The Singapore Vision and his latest book, How to Teach Students to Think in Common Core Standards: A Syllabus of Seven is due for a 2012 release.