Chief Charles Teale
My name is Charles A. Teale Sr., retired Chief of the Hartford Fire Department, and I would like to introduce you to a system of Learning, understanding and remembering information I call the "Tools of Learning".
The "Tools of Learning" had its start in June of 1982, when I began my training to become a Firefighter. The program was demanding in a physical and (to my great surprise) academic sense. Among other things, we were required to learn Chemistry, EMS and even Algebra. Failure to maintain at least a 70 average meant termination. To make matters even more challenging, the only formal education I had to complete this program included a GED. Two attempts at a collegiate career had proved unsuccessful due to bad grades.
It was during this initial training experience that I created the "Tools of Learning". With it I was able to graduate number one in my class of 27, with a 99.7 average, return to College and earn an Associate’s, Bachelor's and a Master’s Degree and serve with distinction as Chief of the Hartford Fire Department for 10 years
Since retiring in April of 2010, I have been presenting my system of Learning Methodology throughout the State of Connecticut. After presenting this information to over one thousand eight hundred people , the positive response has been overwhelming. In answer to the question, “Do you plan on using the "Tools of Learning" information in the future?" One tutor replied: "Yes, with my Students, my Family and for myself"
I am now making this presentation available to teachers and students of your organization.