Steve works with forward thinking organizations to generate new ideas, improve culture & climate, and maximize leadership.

Steve Bollar, a.k.a. Stand Tall Steve, is an educational thought leader, former Superintendent of Schools, principal, author and a school culture and motivation expert.  He is known for his quick wit, creative thought, and humorous personality. This awesome combination and in depth experience has allowed him to be one of the premier educational/motivational speakers and consultants available.  

In 2014 Steve was awarded the Burlington County Principals and Supervisors Association Visionary Leadership Award. In 2011 Steve was recognized by South Jersey Magazine as South Jersey’s top 20 Men of the Year. Additionally, Steve was chosen by Suburban Family Magazine Top 20 Citizen of the Year for 2012.  Steve is also a member of the Jostens Renaissance Hall of Fame. Renaissance is a program that focuses on recognizing students and staff while developing a positive school culture.

Steve served on the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association.  NJPSA is the premier supporting organization for New Jersey Principals and Supervisors.

Steve is the author of the book Stand Tall Leadership, the school culture and climate book Ideas, Ideas, Ideas and a contributing author in Because of a Teacher.  

Husband of one. 

Father of three.

Owner of two dogs & 10 fish. 

Steven Bollar’s alter ego is Stand Tall Steve. Stand Tall Steve openly shares his knowledge, experiences and creativity with others. He currently speaks to students, staff and communities throughout the country about how to think differently about schools, education, and life. 

Ladies and gentlemen… Stand Tall Steve!