For over two decades, Kristin Souers, MA LMHC, has dedicated herself to the improvement of people’s lives. As a licensed mental health counselor with a history of working in the fields of early learning, law enforcement, education, and mental health, she has been able to develop an extensive knowledge base. As an independent consultant, Kristin now provides critical professional development, consultation, education, and training services to schools, school districts, and organizations throughout the country.
Pete Hall spent 12 years as an elementary and middle school principal in Reno, Nevada and Spokane, Washington. Now, as a Professional Development Agent, Pete has focused his life’s work on building the capacity of educators worldwide…so they can have the tremendous positive impact on their students they are meant to have. Pete lives according to a simple mantra, “Always strive to be a better you.” Taking this philosophy into his coaching, leadership, and personal interactions, he exudes optimism, energy, and all-out effort towards clear and viable goals.
Kristin and Pete have co-authored a new book titled Relationship, Responsibility, and Regulation (ASCD, 2018), as well as their award-winning publication Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for creating a trauma-sensitive classroom environment (ASCD, 2016).