Advisory Board

Global thought leaders, innovators, authors, influencers, educators and TED senior fellows have taken the spotlight at our events. Keynotes are selected by our Program Council

Dr. Joe Sanfelippo
Superintendent
Fall Creek School District
Dr. Anthony Price
Assistant Superintendent of Operations
Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District
Hilario (Larry) Chavez
Superintendent
Santa Fe Public Schools (New Mexico)
Dr. Lisa Stanley
Superintendent
North Texas Collegiate Academy
Vanessa Romero
Deputy Superintendent for Teaching & Learning
Santa Fe Public Schools
Dr. Brian Graham
Superintendent
Grand Island Central Schools
Dr. Dan Stepenosky
Superintendent
Las Virgenes Unified School District
Paul Mielke
Superintendent
Hamilton School District
Gary Patterson
Former Superintendent,
Uvalde CISD
Stephen McCanless
Superintendent,
Cleveland ISD
Milton Batiste
Superintendent,
St. Landry Parish School Board
Dr. Jennifer Stoecker
Associate Superintendent of Human Resources,
Mansfield Independent School District
Ashley McMilian
Atiya Perkins
Superintendent,
Linden Public School District
Carmen Balgobin
Superintendent,
Volusia County Schools
J.R. Green
Superintendent
Fairfield
Joel Herbst
Superintendent
FAU LAB SCH (Florida)
Dr. Rick Surrency
Superintendent
Putnam County School District
Dr. Toy Watts
Superintendent
Laurel School District
Dr. Joe Gothard
Superintendent
Saint Paul Public Schools
Theresa Plascencia
Superintendent
Waukegan Community Unit School District #60
Dr. Aaron Espolt
Superintendent
Shawnee Public Schools
Dr. Dan Stepenosky
Superintendent
Las Virgenes Unified School District
Dr. Dawn Bartz
Superintendent
Smithfield Public Schools
Jeff Collum
Superintendent
Conway Public Schools
Dr. Michael Barnes
Superintendent
Mayfield City Schools
Dr. Terrell Yarbrough
Superintendent
Harlem School District 122
Michael Ben-David
Superintendent
Tenafly Public School District
Dr. Karen Cheser
Superintendent
Durango School District No. 9-R
Dr. Peter Hannigan
Superintendent
Hawthorn District 73
Dr. Denise Herrmann
Superintendent
Douglas Mentzer
Superintendent
Trenton Public Schools (Michigan)
Dr. Sean Kirksey
Superintendent
Camdenton R-II School District, Missouri
Dr. Nyah Hamlett
Superintendent,
Chapel Hill- Carrboro City Schools
Dr. Kirsten Allman
Executive Director of Special Programs,
Klein Independent School District
Alyx Schultz
Assistant Director of Special Ed,
Klien Independent School District
Jordan Cox
Superintendent,
Commack Union Free School District
Dr. Miriam Mickelson
Superintendent,
Sedo-Woolley School District
Tom Rooney
Superintendent,
Lindsay Unified School District
Dr. Brian Nichols
Superintendent,
New Kent Co Pblc Schs
Rick Croslin
Superintendent,
Chickasha, Oklahoma
Joe Eiland
Superintendent,
Butler County (Alabama)
Robert Graham
Superintendent,
Pulaski Co Pblc Schs, Virginia
Dr. Kenneth Moore
Superintendent, Wynne School District (Arkansas)
Dr. Michael Maclin
Superintendent,
Special School District of St. Louis County
Joey Light
Superintendent,
Wylie ISD, Texas
Dr. Bobby Hart
Superintendent,
Searcy School District
Dr. Brian Yearwood
Superintendent,
Columbia Public Schools, Missouri
Dr. Rebecca Stone
Superintendent,
Lake Havasu Unified District, Arizona
Matt Degner
Superintendent,
Iowa City Community School District, Iowa
Jim Coombs
Superintendent,
Lowell Joint, California
Dr. Chari Chanley
Superintendent,
Monroe Township School District, New Jersey
Laura Blessing
Superintendent,
Miamisburg City Schools
Dr. Celine Wicks
Superintendent,
Steamboat Springs School District N. Re 2, Colorado
Rachel Goldberg
Superintendent,
Springfield Public Schools, New Jersey
Damian LaCroix
Superintendent,
Howard-Suamico School District, Wisconsin
Dr. Antoine Hawkins
Superintendent,
Evergreen School District, California
Andy Burnett
Director of Exceptional Student Education,
Putnam County School District, Florida
Dr. Brian Clayton
Superintendent,
Hartselle City Schools, Alabama
Ted Stec
Superintendent,
Lombard School District 448
Kathy Hipp
Superintendent,
Anderson 03
Lisa Grant
Superintendent,
Centralia School District, Washington
Dr. Christine Moloney
Superintendent,
Chehalis School District, Washington
Dr. Mervin Daugherty
Superintendent,
Chesterfield County Public Schools
Dr. Jean Luna-Vedder
Superintendent,
Clarksville- Montgomery County School System
Dr. Channa Byerly
Superintendent,
Duncan Public School
Dr. Christy Smith
Superintendent,
Hardeman County
Dr. Derek Fialkiewicz
Superintendent,
Corbett School District, Oregon
Dr. Kevin Smith
Superintendent,
Wilton School District, Connecticut
Dr. Barbara Sargent
Superintendent,
West Morris Regional High School District, New Jersey
Dr. Gyimah Whitaker
Superintendent,
City School of Decatur, Georgia
Dr. Nicole Regan
Superintendent,
Gerling Public Schools, Nebraska
Dr. Chan Anderson
Superintendent,
Chesterfield County School District, South Carolina
Dr. Almi Abeyta
Superintendent,
Chelsea Public Schools, Massachusetts
Dr. Kari McGann
Superintendent,
Flemington-Raritan Regional School, New Jersey
Dr. Laurie Putnam
Superintendent,
St. Cloud Area School District 742, Minnesota
Thomas Dolan
Interim Superintendent,
Sewanhaka Central High School District, New York
Dr. Andre Spencer
Superintendent,
Teaneck School District, New Jersey
Dr. Rickie Harris
Superintendent,
West Orange - Cove CISD, Texas
John Cabral
Superintendent,
Tauton Public Schools, Massachusetts
Bill Runey
Superintendent,
Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District, Massachusetts
Michael Ballone
Superintendent,
Marlboro Township School District, New Jersey
Thomas Milaschewski
Superintendent,
Reading, Massachusetts
Dr. David Ulrich
Superintendent,
Kirkwood School District, Missouri
Paul Brenton
Superintendent,
Plainfield Public Schools, Connecticut
Dr. Tracy Youngberg
Superintendent,
Windham School District, Connecticut
Dr. Marie Wiles
Superintendent,
Guilderland Central School District, New York
Erskine Glover
Superintendent,
Hillside Public Schools, New Jersey
Dr. Daniel Powell
Superintendent,
North Pocono School District, Pennsylvania
Lisa Della Vecchia
Interim Superintendent,
Delran Township School District, New Jersey
Dr. David Moyer
Superintendent,
Northport-East Northport School District, New York
Travis Bracht
Superintendent,
Afton 101 School District, Missouri
Christine Johnson
Superintendent,
Hoboken Public School District, New Jersy
Joey Light
Superintendent,
Wylie ISD, Texas
Dr. Dana Bashara
Superintendent,
Alamo Heights ISD (TX)
Mike Broadwater
Superintendent,
Loveland Schools, New Jersey
Dr. Christopher Granger
Superintendent,
Blaine School District, Washington
Dr. Buffy Fegenbush
Superintendent,
St. Mary Parish, Louisiana
Dr. Michelle Cavazos
Superintendent,
Gregory-Portland ISD, Texas
Dr. Veronica Motley
Superintendent,
Sylvania Schools, Ohio
Terry Waldrep
Superintendent,
Pittburg ISD (Texas)
Kevin Tobin
Superintendent,
Lake Local Schools, Ohio
Dr. Vickie Reed
Superintendent,
Brooks County Schools, Georgia
Brent Jaco
Superintendent,
Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD, Texas