Pete is in his 38th year as a professional public educator. He is married to Paula, who is a music teacher, and has two sons who are both social workers. Pete has a bachelor's degree in mathematics and a master's in education. He taught math and coached the first 20 years of his career. For the past 18 years he has been a school administrator. Pete is in his third year as a part of the Okay Public School system and community. He appreciates the family-type culture of Okay. Pete is a fierce advocate for public education and the opportunities it affords all students.