Ted Hall is a senior associate with the Great Schools Partnership, joining the organization after working in public education for close to forty years first as a science teacher, then as an administrator. Ted was principal of Souhegan High School in New Hampshire for seven years and most recently was principal of Yarmouth High School in Maine where he led the work in developing a proficiency-based system. Earlier in his career, he was part of the planning team and founding faculty at Catalina Foothills High School in Arizona and also spent two years working at the Coalition of Essential Schools and Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University. Ted has worked throughout his career on developing collaborative professional environments where the focus is on improving student learning. He is committed to increasing students’ voice and choice in all of their education. Ted earned his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Maine and later returned to earn his master’s degree in science education. Ted is an avid Nordic and telemark skier, kayaker, and cyclist. He lives in Yarmouth, Maine with his wife and two sons.