School of Education
Pete Weber is an independent consulting focusing on strategic planning and organizational development. His clients include school districts, charter schools, hospitals, and non-profit organizations. His approach to strategic planning involves building stakeholder support for ambitious goals, and then aligning organizational resources into a coherent approach that leads to success.
From 2007 to 2017, Pete served in a variety of capacities at the District of Columbia Public Schools. During this time, Pete managed strategic planning, accountability, data systems, human resources, resource allocation, assessments, grants, communications, and intergovernmental affairs. For the last three years, Pete served as the Chief of Staff to the Chancellor, with responsibility for building alignment of resources to achieve the district’s goals.
Pete began his educational career as a teacher in Houston, Texas, teaching high school English as a second language, English, US History, World Geography, and Government. He also established a successful Advanced Placement US History program.
After his teaching career, Pete served as a budget examiner for education programs at the federal Office of Management and Budget. When the opportunity to work at a school district presented itself in 1999, Pete worked as Deputy Budget Director and Interim Budget Director at DC Public Schools overseeing budget development and execution for the school district. Following his time in the DCPS budget office, Pete became Director of Finance and Administration for Achieve, Inc. a non-profit focused on improving K-12 standards and assessments. Returning again to a school district, Pete served as the Director of Federal Intergovernmental Affairs for the New York City Department of Education.
Pete earned a bachelor’s degree in English and history from the University of Iowa and a Master’s in Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas.