Meet Charle
Charle Peck is the co-creator of Thriving School Community, a revolutionary program designed for schools to improve mental health. With over 20 years of education and mental health leadership experience, she has the unique lens of both a certified teacher and a licensed clinical therapist specializing in trauma. 

Charle holds an MS in Education and an MS in Social Work. Her role as a high school teacher coupled with her work with children and families in crisis gives her incredible insight into solving youth mental health problems stemming from our schools. 

She is the co-author of Improving School Mental Health: The Thriving School Community Solution and a global keynote speaker delivering powerful messages of hope to educators.
  • Certified to teach K-12 (M.Ed.).
  • ​Licensed to practice clinical therapy specializing in trauma (MSW).
  • ​Taught high school social sciences and mental health curriculum for 18 years. 
  • ​Led district-wide professional development sessions to improve instructional practice and wellness initiatives.
  • ​Led several student-based clubs including community outreach + teen voice.
  • ​​Established strong community partnerships.
  • ​​Led school promotion efforts.
  • ​Wrote mental health + social sciences curricula for public education. 
  • ​​Served as the school mental health liaison (attended district training sessions, collaborated with administrators and school mental health leads, set school-wide goals, created implementation plans, and led the school-based team to see the plan through).
  • ​​Held department responsibilities such as budgeting, scheduling staff, resolving issues, leading meetings, ordering supplies, and other relevant tasks.
  • ​Delivered workshops to educators + healthcare professionals.
  • ​​Engaged in years of professional training in areas such as instructional best practices, equity + inclusion, critical thinking, literacy, supporting the whole learner, school transition, TIC, school leadership, etc.
  • ​​Delivered workshop training to healthcare professionals and parents in areas related to child development and stress management.
  • ​​Trained administrators and district leaders in mental health leadership. 
  • ​​Provided CBT + DBT therapy to teens at a residential treatment facility and led group therapy sessions with their families.
  • ​Provided clinical care to adolescent patients admitted to the crisis unit at a behavioral health hospital.
  • ​​Led family therapy sessions to prepare teen patients to transition home safety. 
  • ​Co-authored a book to provide relief to a fractured school mental health system.
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inspiring change in your schools


  • Thriving Under Pressure
  • Creating an Inclusive Environment
  • Helping Students Manage Their Big Emotions
  • ​How to Assert Your Authority Without Being Mean
  • Cultivating a Growth Mindset
  • Caring for Your Own Mental Well-Being
  • Ending The Endless Power Struggles
  • ​Saving Our Students (SOS): Suicide Prevention
  • Infusing Mental Health into Everyday Practice
  • ​Immediate Relief for Staff + Students 
  • ​Responding to Challenging Student Behavior
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