James L. Casale, Ph.D.
Dr. Casale is a state and national award-winning educator(Florida Teacher of the Year and a National School of Excellence Principal) who began his career as a substitute teacher in 1963 when he completed his active duty with the United States Marine Corps Reserve.
His career includes experiences as an elementary, middle school, and high school teacher, middle and elementary school assistant principal, elementary school principal, assistant superintendent of schools for curriculum and instruction, and college professor.
He was the Florida Teacher of the Year in 1974, the first male teacher to receive that honor. In 1988, while serving as the principal of Purchase School in Harrison, NY, his school was recognized as a Blue Ribbon National School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education.
He is currently an author, speaker, and freelance writer. His highly praised book, "Wise Up and Be the Solution: How to Create a Culture of Learning at Home and Guide Your Child to Succeed in School and Life" was acquired by Skyhorse Publishing (NYC) and re-issued in late November 2015. It received a glowing Kirkus review and five-star reviews on Amazon.
His second book, "Family Pledge: The Ultimate Guide to Raising Smart Kids in a Broken School System" is a number one best seller on Amazon.com
His third and final book in his COMMON SENSE PARENTING trilogy is tentatively titled, "Five Comandments: Raising Christian Children Successfully" should be available in the fall.
He is a proud graduate of Providence College and Texas A&M University. He is a father of two children and has four grandchildren.