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Leslie Odom Jr.
Leslie Odom Jr. is a Tony, Grammy and Emmy award winner, and an Academy Award nominee. He'll share how "failing up" can unlock your true potential and help make your wildest dreams come true!


Leslie Odom Jr.

Leslie Odom Jr. is a Tony, Grammy and Emmy award winner, and an Academy Award nominee. He'll share how "failing up" can unlock your true potential and help make your wildest dreams come true!

Susan Cain
Susan Cain is a bestselling author and speaker.


Susan Cain

Susan Cain is a bestselling author and speaker.

Miguel Cardona
Miguel A. Cardona, Ed.D., is the U.S. Secretary of Education.


Miguel Cardona

Miguel A. Cardona, Ed.D., is the U.S. Secretary of Education.

Todd Rose
Todd Rose, Ph.D., is the co-founder and president of Populace.


Todd Rose

Todd Rose, Ph.D., is the co-founder and president of Populace.

Nyla Hayhoe
Nyla Hayhoe, an environmental advocate and webinar series host, recently completed eighth grade at Bullis Charter School in Los Altos, California.


Nyla Hayhoe

Nyla Hayhoe, an environmental advocate and webinar series host, recently completed eighth grade at Bullis Charter School in Los Altos, California.

Meet the change‑makers in the new learning landscape!

Michael Furdyk
Michael Furdyk is the co-founder and director of innovation for TakingITGlobal.


Michael Furdyk

Michael Furdyk is the co-founder and director of innovation for TakingITGlobal.

Rocío García Solca
Rocío García Solcá is a teacher at The Global School in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Rocío García Solca

Rocío García Solcá is a teacher at The Global School in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Ian Ngunga
Ian Ngunga is a student at St. Austin’s Academy in Nairobi, Kenya.


Ian Ngunga

Ian Ngunga is a student at St. Austin’s Academy in Nairobi, Kenya.

Priscilla Chan
Priscilla Chan is the co-founder and co-CEO of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.


Priscilla Chan

Priscilla Chan is the co-founder and co-CEO of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

Ronda Felton
Ronda Felton is a 19-year-old singer, songwriter, performer and recent contestant on American Idol 2021.


Ronda Felton

Ronda Felton is a 19-year-old singer, songwriter, performer and recent contestant on American Idol 2021.

Powerful voices.
Inspiring stories.
Real change.

Laura McBain
Laura McBain is a human-centered designer and educator, and the co-director of the K12 lab at the Stanford d.school.


Laura McBain

Laura McBain is a human-centered designer and educator, and the co-director of the K12 lab at the Stanford d.school.

Cornelius Minor
Cornelius Minor is a Brooklyn-based educator who works with teachers, school leaders and leaders of community-based organizations to support equitable literacy reform.


Cornelius Minor

Cornelius Minor is a Brooklyn-based educator who works with teachers, school leaders and leaders of community-based organizations to support equitable literacy reform.

Chris Rush
Chris Rush is the senior advisor for innovation and director of educational technology for the U.S. Department of Education.


Chris Rush

Chris Rush is the senior advisor for innovation and director of educational technology for the U.S. Department of Education.

Noelle Silver
Noelle Silver is the senior vice president of AI solutions for ElectrifAI.net and the founder of the AI Leadership Institute.


Noelle Silver

Noelle Silver is the senior vice president of AI solutions for ElectrifAI.net and the founder of the AI Leadership Institute.

Pamela Cantor
Pamela Cantor, M.D., is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, author and founder of Turnaround for Children.


Pamela Cantor

Pamela Cantor, M.D., is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, author and founder of Turnaround for Children.

Richard Culatta
Richard Culatta is the CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).


Richard Culatta

Richard Culatta is the CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

Sharla Berry
Sharla Berry, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of education leadership in the Graduate School of Education at California Lutheran University.


Sharla Berry

Sharla Berry, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of education leadership in the Graduate School of Education at California Lutheran University.

Rand Hansen
Rand Hansen, Ed.D., is the acting dean of the School of Arts and Science at the University of Maryland Global Campus and president of the ISTE Board of Directors.


Rand Hansen

Rand Hansen, Ed.D., is the acting dean of the School of Arts and Science at the University of Maryland Global Campus and president of the ISTE Board of Directors.

Esther Wojcicki
Esther Wojcicki is the co-founder of the Tract.app and the founder of the Palo Alto High School media arts program.


Esther Wojcicki

Esther Wojcicki is the co-founder of the Tract.app and the founder of the Palo Alto High School media arts program.

Ernest Gonzales
Ernest Gonzales is an edtech and design coordinator for the San Antonio Independent School District.


Ernest Gonzales

Ernest Gonzales is an edtech and design coordinator for the San Antonio Independent School District.

Hear how innovation can change lives, improve learning!

Regina González de Cossío
Regina González de Cossío is an educational innovation specialist at Highlands International School Mexico in Mexico City.


Regina González de Cossío

Regina González de Cossío is an educational innovation specialist at Highlands International School Mexico in Mexico City.

Brett Salakas
Brett Salakas is an international keynote speaker; author; founder of #aussieED, the largest online network of teachers in Australia; and co-founder of the ED Poets Society and #TheWalkingED.


Brett Salakas

Brett Salakas is an international keynote speaker; author; founder of #aussieED, the largest online network of teachers in Australia; and co-founder of the ED Poets Society and #TheWalkingED.

Nicole Butler-Hooton
Nicole Butler-Hooton is a second grade teacher at Irving Elementary School in Eugene, Oregon, and the 2021 Oregon Teacher of the Year.


Nicole Butler-Hooton

Nicole Butler-Hooton is a second grade teacher at Irving Elementary School in Eugene, Oregon, and the 2021 Oregon Teacher of the Year.

Derek Ham
Derek Ham, Ph.D., is an associate professor and the Art + Design department head at NC State University\'s College of Design.


Derek Ham

Derek Ham, Ph.D., is an associate professor and the Art + Design department head at NC State University\'s College of Design.

Michele Eaton
Michele Eaton is the director of virtual and blended learning for the Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township and an author.


Michele Eaton

Michele Eaton is the director of virtual and blended learning for the Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township and an author.

Carl Hooker
Carl Hooker is an educational consultant, International Keynote Speaker, Podcast host, Evangelist and Entrepreneur; He\'s also a national faculty member for Future Ready Schools.


Carl Hooker

Carl Hooker is an educational consultant, International Keynote Speaker, Podcast host, Evangelist and Entrepreneur; He\'s also a national faculty member for Future Ready Schools.

Leticia L. Citizen
Leticia Citizen is an i4Coach at the Hawthorne School in the Beverly Hills Unified School District in California.


Leticia L. Citizen

Leticia Citizen is an i4Coach at the Hawthorne School in the Beverly Hills Unified School District in California.

Ian Fairhurst
Ian Fairhurst is the team leader of innovation and technology at Knox Grammar Preparatory School in Sydney, Australia.


Ian Fairhurst

Ian Fairhurst is the team leader of innovation and technology at Knox Grammar Preparatory School in Sydney, Australia.

Jennifer Williams
Jennifer Williams, Ed. D., is the co-founder and director of Take Action Global.


Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams, Ed. D., is the co-founder and director of Take Action Global.


Marcus Derrell
Stein
Marcus Derrell Stein, M.Ed., is the director of professional development for AXI Education Solutions.


Marcus Derrell Stein

Marcus Derrell Stein, M.Ed., is the director of professional development for AXI Education Solutions.

Patricia Brown
Patricia J. Brown is a technology integration specialist for the Ladue School District in Missouri, a member of the ISTE Board of Directors and the owner of MsEdtechie Consultants LLC.


Patricia Brown

Patricia J. Brown is a technology integration specialist for the Ladue School District in Missouri, a member of the ISTE Board of Directors and the owner of MsEdtechie Consultants LLC.

Henry J. Turner
Henry J. Turner, Ed.D., is the principal at Newton North High School in Newton, Massachusetts.


Henry J. Turner

Henry J. Turner, Ed.D., is the principal at Newton North High School in Newton, Massachusetts.

Georgina Dean
Georgina Dean is the director of learning technology for International School Community.


Georgina Dean

Georgina Dean is the director of learning technology for International School Community.

Ahmed Muhammad
Ahmed Muhammad is a 2021 graduate of Oakland Technical High School and the founder and CEO of Kits Cubed.


Ahmed Muhammad

Ahmed Muhammad is a 2021 graduate of Oakland Technical High School and the founder and CEO of Kits Cubed.

Sandra Chow
Sandra Chow is Director of Digital & Innovative Learning at Keystone Academy.


Sandra Chow

Sandra Chow is Director of Digital & Innovative Learning at Keystone Academy.

Alberto Valdés
Alberto Valdés is a technology integration specialist at the Euroamerican School of Monterrey, Campus Valle, and the director of learning at EDUCreative Coaching Monterrey in Nuevo León, México.


Alberto Valdés

Alberto Valdés is a technology integration specialist at the Euroamerican School of Monterrey, Campus Valle, and the director of learning at EDUCreative Coaching Monterrey in Nuevo León, México.

Nichole Carter
Nichole Carter is a K-12 literacy and digital curriculum teacher on special assignment in Beaverton, Oregon.


Nichole Carter

Nichole Carter is a K-12 literacy and digital curriculum teacher on special assignment in Beaverton, Oregon.

Lyneth Crighton
Lyneth Crighton is the head of innovation and staff development, and the head of IT services at Brescia House School, a private Catholic girls\' school (K-12), in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Lyneth Crighton

Lyneth Crighton is the head of innovation and staff development, and the head of IT services at Brescia House School, a private Catholic girls\' school (K-12), in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Alberto & Mario
Herraez
Alberto Herraez and Mario Herraez, known as the eTwinz, are award-winning educators and presenters.


Alberto & Mario Herraez

Alberto Herraez and Mario Herraez, known as the eTwinz, are award-winning educators and presenters.

Sue Floro
Sue Floro is the head of Knox Grammar Preparatory School, a large independent boys\' primary school in Sydney, Australia.


Sue Floro

Sue Floro is the head of Knox Grammar Preparatory School, a large independent boys\' primary school in Sydney, Australia.

Dominic Caguioa
Dominic Caguioa is a coordinator of instructional leadership support for the Los Angeles Unified School District\'s Instructional Technology Initiative.


Dominic Caguioa

Dominic Caguioa is a coordinator of instructional leadership support for the Los Angeles Unified School District\'s Instructional Technology Initiative.

Sara Dempster
Sara Dempster, Ed.D., is an assistant professor of education and the clinical experience coordinator at Nicholls State University in Louisiana.


Sara Dempster

Sara Dempster, Ed.D., is an assistant professor of education and the clinical experience coordinator at Nicholls State University in Louisiana.

Linda Mannila
Linda Mannila is an educator, writer and researcher at DigiSmart, Linköping University in Sweden and Åbo Akademi University in Finland.


Linda Mannila

Linda Mannila is an educator, writer and researcher at DigiSmart, Linköping University in Sweden and Åbo Akademi University in Finland.

Deborah Olatunji
Deborah Olatunji is a Philadelphia-based storyteller, author and podcast host.


Deborah Olatunji

Deborah Olatunji is a Philadelphia-based storyteller, author and podcast host.

Matthew Cerza
Matthew Cerza is a 2021 graduate of Junipero Serra High School in Half Moon Bay, California.


Matthew Cerza

Matthew Cerza is a 2021 graduate of Junipero Serra High School in Half Moon Bay, California.

Isabella Oh
Isabella Oh is a senior at La Cañada High School in Flintridge, California.


Isabella Oh

Isabella Oh is a senior at La Cañada High School in Flintridge, California.

Jeremy Spry
Jeremy Spry is the program manager for the Science Leadership Academy Center City in Philadelphia.


Jeremy Spry

Jeremy Spry is the program manager for the Science Leadership Academy Center City in Philadelphia.