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John D. Welty Center for Educational Policy and Leadership


Peter G. Mehas Leadership Series

Dr. Peter G Mehas served Valley schools for over 40 years as a K-12 district leader, Superintendent of Fresno County Schools, political advocate, member of the CSU Board of Trustees and contributing member to the community.

The distinguished speaker event unites K-12 and higher education leaders, brings national speakers to our valley and celebrates the contributions Peter Mehas made to educational leaders throughout the Central Valley.

2023 Mehas Leadership Speaker - October 24

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  • Nationally-recognized innovative educational leader
  • Named National Superintendent of the Year 2019
  • Created the popular  #1minwalk2work  PLUS Leadership Challenges
  • Co-Star/Producer The Weekly Show with Jimmy and Joe
  • Co-authored Leading from Where You Are, The Power of Branding, Leading Learning in a Digital Age and Hacking Leadership: 10 Ways Great Leaders Inspire Learning
  • Holds BA in Ed, MA in Psychology and PhD in Leadership Learning and Service



Become a Sponsor

A $1500 sponsorship includes:

  • Logo listed in event materials  and Welty Center webpage
  • Entrance for 8 to Mehas Leadership event
  • 8 author books

To become a sponsor or to find out more information, complete the Contact Form below or email Mabel Franks at

Sponsorship Contact Form