William A. Geha
William A. Geha
Teacher/ State and Internationally Certified Prevention Specialist/ Certified Drug Counselor/Director of the P.E.A.C.E. Project
Oxford Who’s Who has inducted William A. Geha into the highest Professional Distinction “Top Tier of Excellence Lifetime Achievement Recognition” due to his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education counseling and prevention specialist. Mr. William A. Geha is one of few special honorees distinguished based on his professional accomplishments, academic achievements, years of service, his continuous involvement and support of the Peace Project of North West Ohio, and just overall outstanding success of not only connecting with children but effectively connecting with them to achieve positive outcome, along with the credentials he provided. Mr. Geha is a non-selfish individual who has dedicated his life and expertise to go above and beyond in pursuit of making a difference in his students lives. When asked what has been your greatest accomplishment professionally his response was, “ Making a difference in the lives of his students and having them come back to thank him.” Mr. Geha has touched many and continuously is driven to never stop helping to save individuals in need.
Mr. Geha has over 45 years in the field of education. He is currently working in Sylvania, Ohio and Holland, Ohio as a drug counselor and prevention specialist. As a teacher, drug counselor and prevention specialist, he has traveled throughout the United States spreading a drug free message. As co-director of America's Pride Drug Prevention Team of Toledo, with Dr. Ken Newbury, Mr. Geha’s team was twice named team of the year at the World Drug Conference. With America's Pride, his team worked with the Navajos of New Mexico, the Cree Indians in Canada and the Canadian and British Governments on prevention. He has received several national, state and local awards for his work in drug prevention and anti-bullying. In 2007, he started the P.E.A.C.E. Project which is an anti-bullying program with 12 students. Today, with more than 1000 students, the program is going nationwide, partnering with the Dixon Center in Washington and Global Easter Seals. The P.E.A.C.E. Project is touching the hearts of kids who don't fit in and this is just the beginning. Today with the help of hundreds of amazing kids from around the world, Mr. Geha is raising the standard for respect. He has been married for 45 years to a loving wife and all four of his children have chosen to follow his footsteps and become teachers as well.