Superintendent, Colville School District
Pete Lewis has been a teacher, principal, and superintendent since 1982 in Washington State and Alaska and is currently the superintendent of the Colville School District in Washington. 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.