About the event
MET Inc. invites all area educators, program directors, community stakeholders, and parents to join us for a full day of training and discussion on the strengthening fathers in our county, communities, and schools.
We ask you to commit to a day that will begin a brand new year of programming to strengthen the many fathers and families within Montgomery County.
Let us know you'll be there by registering above!
Six FREE CEUs for Licensed Counselors and Social Workers upon request!
What we will cover in this day of interactive workshops, discussion, presentations, and collaboration:
• The Strengths of Mothers and the Strengths of Fathers and How they Build Stronger Kids
• The Positive Outcomes for OUR KIDS when fathers are engaged in their lives and education.
• The Positive Outcomes for OUR COMMUNITY when fathers are engaged.
• Overcoming the Barriers to Father Engagement in
• Finding the Strengths in our Fathers, Families, and Community
• Community Collaboration-Present Possibilities and Future Plans
About the trainer
J. Michael Hall is the father of two sons (a high school teacher and a marketing coordinator) and the husband to a beautiful middle school reading teacher. Mr. Hall has been a special education teacher, a teacher of the gifted and talented, and an intermediate and middle school principal. As an educator, speaker and founder of Strong Fathers-Strong Families, he has presented to more than 225,000 fathers and parents at local schools, Head Starts, and regional and national conferences.
J. Michael has worked with over 300 schools in Texas and in over 45 states with public schools and Head Starts.
He also provided and proceeded over many community fatherhood summits around the State of Texas for social service agencies and early childhood programs
He is a fourth generation farmer/rancher and recently became a Father-In Law and and AirBNB host.
“Mike” is also the current co-host of the Intentional Partnerships, a collaborative podcast in partnership with Lindsey Shah and the National Center for Parents as Teachers.
He has written five different fatherhood curricula and is also a contributing author to the book on fathering entitled Why Fathers Count.
He is considered one of the country’s foremost experts on working with fathers in schools and Head Starts. For his pioneering work in education he was honored as a 2012 White House Champion of Change for his work in the fatherhood field around the nation.