​“P.A.C.E. creates and environment in which students can learn to express themselves creatively through music and the arts.
Mr. Heck has done a fine job in putting this assembly together. I think you will find it very worthwhile for your students.”

Nicholas Bradley, Title One Coordinator- North Hollywood High School

“The P.A.C.E. organization displays qualities of an excellent role model for students showing commitment to academic excellence.
Mr. Heck’s power point presentation lesson is powerful and a joy to watch. The learning is purposeful and interesting. He ensures that students have a full and complete understanding of the principles involved. This type of activity contributes to the public relation image of the school and community. P.A.C.E. is an extraordinary organization who will put forth a wholehearted effort to get amazing results in getting students to stay in school.”

Joanne Richardson, Vice Principal- Bancroft Middle School A California Achieving School

​“The P.A.C.E. Program is an exceptional program for secondary schools in addressing student attendance and stressing the value of an education…The P.A.C.E. Program is a comprehensive presentation that engages youths and makes real life connections to where they are currently in their lives. Mr. Heck successfully incorporates entertainment with education in a creative fashion.”

Leelee Chou, Principal- Jefferson Middle School

​   “P.A.C.E. is an excellent gateway to begin the talks about the tasks ahead for at-risk youth. It is this kind of program that allows the students and faculty to generate the conversation necessary for productive discussions regarding their future. I strongly recommend P.A.C.E. as an amazing way to develop the dialogue for the future of students, both at the middle and high school level.”  

Mark Greenbaum, Vice Principal- Byrd Middle School  

“Our students were very receptive of the program. It was in good taste and contemporary, a combination not easily done these days. The performers were professional in their conversation with the students, and projected and promoted positive attitudes.”

  Suzie Juarez, Assistant Principal- Ulysses S. Grant High School 

  “It is with great enthusiasm that I recommend the P.A.C.E. Program to any school site. It was both entertaining and educational.
I strongly recommend this assembly to any school who needs to send the message about staying in school.”

Crystal Powell, Assistant Principal- Benjamin Franklin High School

  “P.A.C.E. is an outstanding program that will continue to make a positive impact in the lives of youth both presently and into the future. The young men and women who make up the P.A.C.E Program are to be applauded for their efforts not only as talented performers,
​but as positive role models for students to look up to and emulate.”

  Chris Lee, Program Manager- Keep Youth Doing Something, Inc.

  “The teachers and students enjoyed the performance and the way you gave great information regarding the importance of being in school everyday and earning good grades. “Not just warming a seat.”…This assembly (program) is a great motivation to our students.”

​​ Laura Palacios, MSW, Pupil Services & Attendance Counselor- Belvedere Middle School