Superintendent, Colville School District (Ret.)
Pete Lewis, retired superintendent of the Colville School District in Washington State, began his career in education in 1982. Career highlights include promoting a safe environment for students, staff, and administration; improved graduation rates and student achievement; and increased parent and community involvement. Working with multiple community agencies to provide wraparound services to students has helped to cultivate a culture that works to create a safe environment for every student, which is always forefront in Pete’s work. In addition, Pete has maintained a sustainable budget; facilitated multiple bond and levy campaigns; and sought and retained grant funding to enhance student improvement efforts. He has dedicated his entire educational career helping young people succeed and making the world a better place.