Pete Hall, former principal, ASCD consultant, and author, talks about professional development and building teachers’ capacity for success. Hall has written three books, The First-Year Principal (Rowman Littlefield, 2004), Building Teachers’ Capacity for Success: A Collaborative Approach for Coaches and School Leaders (ASCD, 2008), and Lead On! Motivational Lessons for School Leaders (Eye on Education, 2011). For his tenacious and courageous leadership, Hall has been honored with ASCD’s Outstanding Young Educator Award (2004), Nevada’s Martin Luther King Jr. Award (2005), and Phi Delta Kappan’s Emerging Leaders Award (2009), among others. He was appointed to the Nevada Governor’s Commission on Excellence in Education in 2005 and was selected to sit on the National Education Association’s Great Public Schools Indicators Advisory Panel (2010).