School Counselor/Adjunct Professor, Norristown Area School District/Villanova University
Ernest “Tre” Hadrick III is an educator, author, and community leader in Norristown, PA. For more than 15 years he has worked to advance the lives of young children, teens and their families. He currently serves as a school counselor at Eisenhower Middle School and as an adjunct professor at Villanova University. Tre has spearheaded numerous initiatives to increase parent engagement, equity, career preparation and organizational development. He is founder of the Norristown Men of Excellence Inc., a non-profit that implements programs and services to enhance the overall well-being of families in the community, and he has shared his trademark S.E.E.D.S. of Leadership philosophy as a Tedx speaker and guest on the Leading Equity podcast by Dr. Sheldon Eakins. Tre is an advocate for social justice, equity and literacy for all children. His children's book titled, "Cheesesteaks and Clippers" was released in May of 2020. Tre is a member of the Epsilon Pi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and a former Division I athlete, playing for Auburn University and North Carolina A&T State University. He has received postgraduate education from Wilmington University and Cabrini University. Outside of his work and community service, Tre enjoys spending time with his wife, son and dog.