Peter is a teacher, principal, and entrepreneur, who is a passionate champion for career, technical, and adult education. He is dedicated to ensuring all students in the East Valley have the opportunity to earn both high school diplomas and career certificates, have family-supporting jobs, and build strong and resilient communities.
Peter led a team to found Western School of Science and Technology, the highest-performing public high school in West Phoenix. He was named the statewide educator honoree by the Children's Action Alliance and was the runner-up for the ACSA Transformational Leader of the Year. He won the Maryvale Revitalization Corporation Educating Excellence Award.
Peter is a board member of the Trustees of Scottsdale Arts, a volunteer with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, a graduate of Valley Leadership, and a Teach For America alum. He holds degrees from the University of North Carolina and Arizona State University and a certificate from Stanford University.