GUESTS

Amy Dujon

Amy Dujon brings over 20 years of leadership and instructional expertise to District Administration. Originally from Texas, Amy moved to south Florida for…

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Anthony Kim

I began my career in education by helping higher education institutions with technology projects and data. Shortly thereafter I moved into K-12 education with an…

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Beverly Hope

Bev Hope, MBA, has led global innovation and growth initiatives across Fortune 500 companies for over 30 years. She has deep experience…

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Curtis Valentine

Curtis Valentine is Co-Director of the Progressive Policy Institute’s Reinventing America’s Schools Project. Curtis comes to this position with over 15 years experience in local, state, federal, and…

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David Adams

David is the Chief Executive Officer of the Urban Assembly. He started with the UA in 2014 as the Director of Social-Emotional Learning, where he…

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Dr. Adam Clark

Dr. Adam Clark joined the Mt. Diablo Unified School District in Concord, California as Superintendent in July 2020. He believes that educational systems need to…

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Dr. Alex Marrero

Dr. Alex Marrero leads with a vision of supporting students the way educators supported him growing up and into his career. As the child of a Cuban refugee and an immigrant from the Dominican Republic…

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Dr. Anthony Lewis

Dr. Anthony Lewis began his career as a Special Education Teacher in Montgomery, Alabama. After which, he was appointed to Assistant Principal then…

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Dr. Barbara Mullen

Assistant Superintendent for Student Services at Cambridge Public School Dr. Barbara Mullen currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent for Student Services at Cambridge Public School.

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Dr. Baron Davis

Dr. Baron Davis is currently the Senior Advisor for Digital Promise. As the former superintendent of Richland School District Two in Columbia, SC, where he served as the…

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Dr. Bill Daggett

Bill Daggett, Ed.D., is the founder of both the Successful Practices Network and the International Center for Leadership in Education. He is recognized…

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Dr. Christina Kishimoto

Dr. Christina M. Kishimoto is the founder of Voice4Equity LLC and a Clinical Professor at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. A native of the South Bronx in New York City, she is…

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Dr. Darryl Henson

Dr. Darryl J. Henson, a native of Houston, currently serves as the Superintendent of Schools for the Marlin Independent School District, a rural district…

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Dr. Dawn DuBose

Dr. Dawn DuBose currently serves as the Chief of Schools for Stafford Municipal School District and as an Adjunct Professor. Most recently she served as the…

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Dr. Devon Horton

Since 2020 Dr. Devon Horton has served as the proud Superintendent of Evanston/Skokie School District 65, a pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade school district just north of the City of Chicago. Dr. Horton is a native Chicagoan who…

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Dr. Gustavo Balderas

Dr. Balderas began his life as the child of migrant farm workers in Eastern Oregon and developed his love of learning and passion for education in Oregon Public Schools, from kindergarten…

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Dr. Jeff Dillon

Dr. Jeff Dillon serves as the Superintendent for the Wilder School District in Wilder Idaho. In 2013, Dr. Dillon initiated a technology plan, in partnership with the school board, to re-engineer teaching and learning in the high poverty, rural school district. The transformation began with a…

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Dr. Jill Gildea

Dr. Jill Gildea is the Superintendent of Park City School District, Park City, Utah. Having been a classroom teacher, department leader, building principal, curriculum leader, assistant superintendent and…

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Dr. Joe Sanfelippo

Dr. Joe Sanfelippo is the Superintendent of the Fall Creek School District in Fall Creek, WI. The Fall Creek School District was named an Innovative District in…

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Dr. Luvelle Brown

Luvelle Brown is an experienced educator who has held positions as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, school CIO, and Superintendent of Schools. Currently, Dr. Brown is serving as…

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Dr. Maria Armstrong

As an educator who started a second career in education, as a teacher of 11 years, counselor, AP, Principal and advanced through administrative positions as…

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Dr. Melvin Brown

Dr. Melvin J. Brown was announced as the next superintendent of Montgomery Public Schools by a unanimous vote of the Montgomery County Board of Education (MCBOE) on April 8, 2022. He previously served as the…

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Dr. Pedro Noguera

Pedro A. Noguera is the Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and Faculty Director for…

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Dr. Ray McNulty

Raymond J. McNulty is the President of the Successful Practices Network (SPN). Ray is a presenter at the state, national, and international levels on the need for…

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Dr. Ray Sanchez

Dr. Raymond Sanchez is the superintendent of the Tarrytown School District, a position he has held since 2013. Dr. Sanchez has been an…

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Dr. Robert Zywicki

Dr. Zywicki served the New Jersey public schools for two decades in a variety of roles including two tours as PK-12 Superintendent of Schools in both urban and suburban school districts. Increasing graduation rates to over…

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Dr. Rosa Perez-Isiah

Dr. Rosa Isiah has served students in her community for 29 years. Currently, she serves as Director of Elementary Education, Equity, and Access in NLMUSD.  Dr. Isiah is passionate about…

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Dr. Roxane Fuentes

As a public school educator for over 26 years, Dr. Roxane Fuentes has served as an elementary teacher, instructional coach, principal, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, and…

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Dr. Sabba Quidwai

Dr. Sabba Quidwai gives you the skills and strategies to build your human advantage and be irreplaceable in a world with AI. For the past decade…

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Dr. Shaun Nelms

Dr. Shaun Nelms is an author and prominent figure in the field of education and school transformation.
He is the Vice President for Community Partnerships at…

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Dr. Shawna Dikins

Dr. Dinkins earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and taught ELD and English at the high school before…

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Dr. Susan Enfield

Dr. Susan Enfield is currently the Superintendent for the Washoe County School District in Reno, Nevada. She came to WCSD from Highline Public Schools in Burien, WA where she served…

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Dr. Tahira DuPree Chase

Launching her career as a substitute teacher in New York City’s Department of Education, Dr. Chase has 30 years of experience as an educator. As a teacher, she…

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Dr. Tanisha Ranger

Dr. Tanisha M. Ranger is a clinical psychologist practicing in the Las Vegas Valley area. She is owner of Insight to Action LLC, a full-service psychology practice in the Las Vegas Valley area. She provides psychotherapy, clinical supervision, coaching, consultation, speaking, and…

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Eric Sheninger

Eric works with schools throughout the world, helping educators meet and exceed their potential to improve outcomes for learners. He is the founder and…

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Erin Jones

Erin Jones has been involved in and around schools for the past 26 years. She has taught in a variety of environments, from…

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Frank Polen

Frank Polen is beginning his ninth year as the Assistant Superintendent, Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Adult Education Director at Buckeye Career Center in…

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Jessica Ochoa

Jessica Ochoa is the Executive Director of Communications and Community Relations with the Inglewood Unified School District. Under Jessica’s leadership…

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Karla Phillips Krivickas

Karla served as the Senior Director of State Policy at KnowledgeWorks. In this role, she worked with states to build education systems that support student-centered learning. Before this…

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Lj Henderson

Lj Henderson is the owner and founder of the Little STEM Academy. She is an education professional with over 25 years of experience in…

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Lori Gonzalez

Mrs. Lori Gonzalez, the proud Superintendent of Lamont Elementary School District, brings a wealth of experience to her role, having served as a…

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Lynette White

Ms. Lynette White’s career in education spans 14 years and 3 school districts. She was recently appointed as the District & Community Relations Coordinator for Banning USD. Prior to that…

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Marlon Styles

Styles is a Unifier in education who works to create cultures which people win. His mission is to inspire educators to see…

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Nicholas Cassius Clay

Nicholas Cassius Clay is the founder of Being One World LLC, a mindfulness company Nicholas started in October 2020 so that he could offer mindfulness teaching and…

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Patricia Trejo

Patricia Trejo earned her bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a Minor in Mass Communications from The University of Florida. Her Master’s Degree is in Educational Leadership, and she is currently…

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Richard A. Carranza

Richard A. Carranza is the Chief of Strategy and Global Development for IXL Learning and the founder and CEO of Carranza Educational Consulting, LLC. Having most recently…

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Rosalba Rodriguez

Rosalba Rodriguez has been in education for 20 years. She started as an instructional assistant at the district she is currently a principal at. Rosalba started her career in administration as…

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Terrence Davis

Terrence Davis has spent the last 25 years in public education in roles varying from classroom teacher to Superintendent. His TED-Ed talk would be how his real life experiences growing up in…

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Thomas Murray

Tom serves as the Director of Innovation for Future Ready SchoolsⓇ, a Project of All4Ed, located in Washington, D.C. He has testified before the United States Congress and…

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Tom Vander Ark

Tom Vander Ark is an advocate for innovations in learning. As CEO of Getting Smart, he advises schools, districts, networks, foundations and learning organizations on the path forward. A prolific writer and…

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Tyrone Howard

Dr. Tyrone Howard is currently a Professor of Education in the School of Education at UCLA. In addition to this, he is the…

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Venola Mason

Venola Mason is the CEO and Founder of AchieveIt Educational Services and is an Associate Partner and Author at International Center for Leadership in Education. In her role as…

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Zandra Jo Galvan

Zandra Jo Galvan has served as Superintendent of the Greenfield Union School District since August 10, 2017. Zandra has worked in public education since 1993…

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