Vice President and Chief Academic Officer
Dr. Robert Peters is the Vice President and Chief Academic Officer at Successful Practices Network and the Nation Dropout Prevention Center. He currently works with school systems to strategically plan comprehensive solutions that empower academic success. Robert strongly believes in the power of relationships and has effectively worked with educators across the United States in rural, suburban and some of the largest urban districts including Miami-Dade County and Atlanta Public Schools.
Robert’s passion for helping ALL students reach their full potential is personal. As a parent of a child with special needs, he fully understands the need to ensure that each and every student receives the highest degree of academic opportunity from kindergarten through senior year.
Along with Robert’s passion and commitment to education, he also brings a history of innovation and transformation in all aspects of leadership. Before joining Successful Practices Network and the National Dropout Prevention Center, he served as an Assistant Superintendent, and principal at all school levels. He holds an Ed.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. Robert is dedicated to working with district leaders, campus- based https://dropoutprevention.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/C.W.-Gardenhire-pic.jpgistrators and teachers to create systemwide solutions that empower academic success.