About the Author

Joe-Hoedel-and-FamilyJoe Hoedel, Ph.D.

Joe Hoedel grew up in Michigan and earned his masters and Ph.D. from Michigan State University. He created, taught and evaluated the Character Development & Leadership curriculum, which is used in all 50 states. He is the author of a book entitled, Role Models: Examples of Character & Leadership that provides the reader with 17 excellent role models to look up to and emulate. Dr. Hoedel has spoken at hundreds of schools and countless conferences in the past decade. Being a positive role model and developing the character of each student is the hallmark message of his talks. His inspirational message reminds educators why they entered the teaching profession and how to keep the long-term perspective of students in mind, especially in an era that focuses so much on test scores. Dr. Hoedel brings his unique perspective as a former high school teacher and college professor to his lively & humorous presentations.

Contact us to book Joe for your next staff development or conference:

Joseph M. Hoedel, Ph. D.
7752 Clearwater Court
WilliamsburgMI 49690
Phone: (231) 938-4140
Fax: (231) 938-4141