J. Michael Hall is the father of two sons (both high school teachers) 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 40 states with public schools and Head Starts.
“Mike” is also the current co-host of the Intentional Partnerships, a collaborative podcast in partnership with Lindsey Forton 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.