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Jack Petrash

Kensington, MD, United States

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Jack Petrash is a teacher with over thirty years of experience, He is also the founder and director of the Nova Institute, an organization working with teachers and parents to promote a deeper understanding of children. For the last twenty years, Jack has been working with fathers in the U.S. and Canada to facilitate conversations about the challenges that men face in raising children. He is also the author of Covering Home: Lessons on the Art of Fathering from the Game of Baseball, which received the National Parenting Publication’s gold award. His parenting pieces have appeared in the Washington Post and on NPR. Jack is a trained Courage to Lead facilitator and has been facilitating circles of trust in the Washington D.C. area for the nearly ten years.

Jack Petrash’s recent TEDx talk can be viewed on You Tube or on the Nova Institute’s website novainstitute.org.

Specialty Areas: Education

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