EdSurge Staff Writers

  • Agustin Vilaseca

    Agustin Vilaseca

    CTO & Co-founder. email: agustin@edsurge.com

  • Alex Sigillo

    Alex Sigillo

    ​Alex Sigillo is a Research Project Manager at EdSurge

  • Alice Myerhoff

    Alice Myerhoff

    Alice is Vice President of Sales at EdSurge

  • Betsy Corcoran

    Betsy Corcoran

    EdSurge founder & CEO, previously Executive Editor for technology coverage at Forbes Media and an award-winning staff writer for the Washington Post & Scientific American. Email: betsy@edsurge.com

  • Elsie Simpliciano

    Elsie Simpliciano

    Elsie is an education consultant serving school districts and organizations across the Bay Area

  • Helen Resor

    Helen Resor

    Helen Resor is the Director of Jobs at EdSurge, where she works on business development and growth/advertising opportunities.

  • Jeffrey R. Young

    Jeffrey R. Young

    Jeffrey R. Young is a senior editor at EdSurge.

  • Jenny Abamu

    Jenny Abamu

    Jenny is the Education Technology Reporter at EdSurge

  • Marisa Kaplan

    Marisa Kaplan

    Marisa is a Research Project Manager at EdSurge.

  • Mary Hossfeld

    Mary Hossfeld

    Mary Hossfeld is Special Projects Editor & Director of Sponsored Content at EdSurge.

  • Meg Hamel

    Meg Hamel

    Meg is Director of Research at EdSurge

  • Michael Winters

    Michael Winters

    ​Michael is the Product Manager of EdSurge's Edtech Index, documenting the newest edtech companies and products

  • Molly Levitt

    Molly Levitt

    Molly is the Community Manager at EdSurge. She is a former teacher and the founder of BrightLoop. An experienced educator, she created BrightLoop out of a need in her classroom while teaching 1st grade in Boston.

  • Ray Batra

    Ray Batra

    Higher-Ed Fellow

  • Shu Uesugi

    Shu Uesugi

    Hacker at Edsurge. Email: shu@edsurge.com

  • Stephen Noonoo

    Stephen Noonoo

    K-12 Editor at EdSurge

  • Sydney Johnson

    Sydney Johnson

    Sydney is an assistant editor for EdSurge HigherEd.

  • Tina Nazerian

    Tina Nazerian

    Tina is a higher education reporter at EdSurge

  • Tony Wan

    Tony Wan

    Tony is Managing Editor at EdSurge. Email: tony@edsurge.com

  • Tyler McNally

    Tyler McNally

    President. Tyler helps EdSurge use its people, process and tools to grow the company and to deliver information in a more timely and efficient way.

EdSurge Alumni

  • Andrew Rikard

    Andrew Rikard

    Andrew Rikard is a senior at Davidson College in North Carolina where he studies English and Computer Science. He worked as an EdSurge Editorial Fellow in the summer of 2016.

  • Benjamin Lei

    Benjamin Lei

    Ben is an intern at EdSurge, working on the Product Index and miscellaneous projects.

  • Blake Montgomery

    Blake Montgomery

    Blake is a tech reporter at Buzzfeed

  • Brady Fukumoto

    Brady Fukumoto

    Brady was an engineer at EdSurge. In addition to co-founding Luckybird Games, he received his MA from Stanford in Learning, Design and Technology and BS from UC Berkeley in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

  • Charley Locke

    Charley Locke

    Charley Locke was a reporter for EdSurge. She has taught nonfiction writing at GAKKO and El Centro de Esperanza Infantíl. Email: charley@edsurge.com.

  • Christina Quattrocchi

    Christina Quattrocchi

    Christina is a staff writer at EdSurge and a former teacher with experience in high schools in New York City, San Diego, and Shanghai.

  • Gordon Dean

    Gordon Dean

    Gordon updates and maintains the EdSurge Index and works with entrepreneurs.

  • Jen Curtis

    Jen Curtis

    K-12 Assistant Editor

  • Joan Young

    Joan Young

    Joan is an elementary teacher and academic coach with a keen interest in mobilizing technology to leverage student interests and address learning challenges.

  • Katrina Stevens

    Katrina Stevens

    Katrina Stevens is currently a Senior Advisor in the Office of Educational Technology in US Department of Education. She served as director of EdSurge's Summits program from 2013-2014.

  • Kris Hattori

    Kris Hattori

    Kris handles EdSurge video, events, social media, and a little writing. Email: kris@edsurge.com

  • Leonard Medlock

    Leonard Medlock

    Leonard was formerly Director of EdSurge's Concierge program. Email: leonard@edsurge.com

  • Marguerite McNeal

    Marguerite McNeal

    Marguerite McNeal was Senior Editor at EdSurge, focused on the higher education beat

  • Matt Bowman

    Matt Bowman

    Matt co-founded EdSurge with Betsy, Nick, and Agustin, then spent two years implementing blended learning programs with Mission Dolores Academy and Seton Education Partners. He is now the associate director of the Zephyr Institute.

  • Michelle Spencer

    Michelle Spencer

    Michelle led EdSurge's Tech for Schools Summit efforts.

  • Nick Punt

    Nick Punt

    Nick is the product design and business guy at EdSurge. Email: nick@edsurge.com

  • Patrícia Gomes

    Patrícia Gomes

    Patrícia is a product manager at JOTA

  • Rebecca Butler

    Rebecca Butler

    Rebecca works on the growth team at Edsurge, focusing on how to get the right information to different edtech stakeholders.

  • Shuaib Ahmed

    Shuaib Ahmed

    Shuaib is a product management intern at EdSurge and a former teacher

EdSurge Columnists

  • Alex Hernandez

    Alex Hernandez

    Alex Hernandez is a Partner at the Charter School Growth Fund, a nonprofit that supports the growth of the nation’s best public charter schools.

  • Allison Dulin Salisbury

    Allison Dulin Salisbury

    Allison is President of Entangled Studios

  • Amy Ahearn

    Amy Ahearn

    Amy Ahearn is a Senior Innovation Associate at Acumen, where she builds online courses.

  • Carla Jefferson

    Carla Jefferson

    Carla Jefferson, M.Ed., is an instructional technology coordinator at Darlington County School District.

  • Chrissy Romano-Arrabito

    Chrissy Romano-Arrabito

    Chrissy is a veteran teacher with over 24 years experience with students in elementary and middle school.

  • David DeSchryver

    David DeSchryver

    David is Senior Vice President and Co-Director of Research at Whiteboard Advisors

  • Dilara Sayeed

    Dilara Sayeed

    Dilara Sayeed is ‎Chief Education Officer of the Golden Apple Foundation in Chicago, Illinois.

  • George Anders

    George Anders

    George Anders is a New York Times-bestselling author and a journalist with three decades of experience writing for national publications.

  • George Siemens

    George Siemens

    George Siemens is an educator and researcher on learning, networks, analytics and visualization, openness, and organizational effectiveness in digital environments.

  • Jin-Soo Huh

    Jin-Soo Huh

    Jin-Soo Huh is Executive Director of Personalized Learning at Distinctive Schools.

  • Kayla Delzer

    Kayla Delzer

    Kayla Delzer is a 2nd grade teacher and "Project Lead the Way" Lead Teacher in West Fargo, North Dakota.

  • Kerry Gallagher

    Kerry Gallagher

    ​Kerry Gallagher is a Technology Integration Specialist at a 1:1 iPad school serving 1500 students grades 6-12.

  • Manuela Ekowo

    Manuela Ekowo

    ​Manuela Ekowo is a policy analyst with the Education Policy program at New America.

  • Mary Jo Madda

    Mary Jo Madda

    Mary Jo was the Director of Audience Development (formerly Senior Editor) at EdSurge. She is currently leading the Code Next team at Google. Previously, she was a middle school STEM teacher and administrator.

  • Michael B. Horn

    Michael B. Horn

    Michael is Chief Strategy Officer for Entangled Ventures and a principal consultant for Entangled Solutions

  • Michelle Pacansky-Brock

    Michelle Pacansky-Brock

    Michelle Pacansky-Brock is a Faculty Mentor in Digital Innovation for the California Community College system.

  • Michelle R. Weise

    Michelle R. Weise

    Michelle R. Weise is senior vice president for workforce strategies and chief innovation officer at Strada Education Network.

  • Patricia Brown

    Patricia Brown

    ​Patricia Brown is a technology integration coach, a professional development specialist, an adjunct graduate professor, and an edtech consultant. She is also an official EdSurge columnist.

  • Reshan Richards

    Reshan Richards

    Reshan Richards is Adjunct Assistant Professor at Teachers College, Columbia University and Chief Learning Officer at Explain Everything

  • Sean Gallagher

    Sean Gallagher

    Sean Gallagher is founder and executive director of Northeastern University’s Center for the Future of Higher Education and Talent Strategy.

  • Sheena Vaidyanathan

    Sheena Vaidyanathan

    Sheena Vaidyanathan teaches Computer Science as part of a weekly program to approximately 500 sixth graders in the Los Altos School District in California.

  • Stephen J. Valentine

    Stephen J. Valentine

    Stephen J. Valentine is an educator, school leader, writer, and serial collaborator

EdSurge Contributing Writers

  • Aaron Brengard

    Aaron Brengard

    Aaron is principal of Katherine Smith Elementary School in San Jose, CA

  • Aaron Feuer

    Aaron Feuer

    Aaron is founder and CEO of Panorama Education

  • Aaron Kaswell

    Aaron Kaswell

    Aaron is a Master Teacher Fellow at Math for America and A Model Teacher in the New York City Department of Education

  • Aaron Skonnard

    Aaron Skonnard

    Aaron Skonnard is a co-founder of Pluralsight, where he serves as the Chief Executive Officer.

  • Aaron Vanderwerff

    Aaron Vanderwerff

    Aaron is a K-12 Maker Space and Science Coordinator at Lighthouse Community Charter School in Oakland, CA.

  • Abbas Manjee

    Abbas Manjee

    Abbas Manjee is Chief Academic Officer at Kiddom. Before Kiddom, Abbas taught high school math serving at-risk youth in New York City. And before teaching, he was an investment banker at Merrill Lynch.

  • Adam Bellow

    Adam Bellow

    Adam is a former teacher, tech specialist, and current founder of eduClipper and eduTecher.

  • Adam Carter

    Adam Carter

    ​Adam Carter is Chief Academic Officer at Summit Public Schools

  • Adam D. Fried

    Adam D. Fried

    Dr. Fried is currently the Superintendent of the Harrington Park District in New Jersey.

  • Adam Finkelstein

    Adam Finkelstein

    Educational developer at Teaching and Learning Services at McGill University

  • Adam Geller

    Adam Geller

    Adam Geller is the founder of Edthena. He’s a certified teacher and principal who has also spent time on the national strategy team of Teach For America and as a Kauffman Foundation Education Ventures fellow.

  • Adam Rosenzweig

    Adam Rosenzweig

    Adam Rosenzweig is Director of Business Development and Partnerships at Beyond 12

  • Adam Shaw

    Adam Shaw

    ​Adam Shaw is a high school principal in Madison, South Dakota.

  • Adrian Abrams

    Adrian Abrams

    Adrian Abrams is a junior at Georgetown University.

  • Adrian Sannier

    Adrian Sannier

    Adrian Sannier is Chief Academic Technology Officer for EdPlus and Professor of Practice in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Engineering at Arizona State University.

  • Aimée Eubanks Davis

    Aimée Eubanks Davis

    Aimée is the founder and CEO of Braven, which works to ensure underrepresented college students develop the skills, mindsets, experiences and networks they need to get strong first jobs after graduation.

  • Aimee Rigsby

    Aimee Rigsby

    Second grade teacher

  • AJ Juliani

    AJ Juliani

    A.J. Julian is a dad of four kids, the author of “Inquiry & Innovation in the Classroom” and an innovation specialist in a public school district just outside of Philadelphia, PA.

  • AJ Juliani

    AJ Juliani

    A.J. Julian is a dad of four kids, the author of “Inquiry & Innovation in the Classroom” and an innovation specialist in a public school district just outside of Philadelphia, PA.

  • Alan Gershenfeld

    Alan Gershenfeld

    Alan is Co-Founder and President of E-Line Media, a publisher of digital entertainment that engages, educates and empowers and formerly a senior executive at Activision and Chairman, Games for Change.

  • Albert Lin

    Albert Lin

    Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin is a National Geographic Explorer, and the co-founder and Chief Science Officer of Planet3.

  • Alejandra Cervantes

    Alejandra Cervantes

    A Computer Science student at Yuba Community College.

  • Alejo Rivera

    Alejo Rivera

    Alejo Rivera is a co-founder of Learnhub.

  • Alexander Russo

    Alexander Russo

    Alexander Russo is a writer, blogger and author who has been published and/or quoted in Slate, Washington Post, Huffington Post, New York Times, and USA Today. His website, “This Week in Education,” is one of the nation's longest-running education blogs.

  • Alexandra Diracles

    Alexandra Diracles

    Alexandra Diracles is co-founder and CEO of Vidcode.

  • Alex Rappaport

    Alex Rappaport

    Alex Rappaport is the co-founder and CEO of Flocabulary

  • Alex Sarlin

    Alex Sarlin

    Alex Sarlin is an instructional designer and founder of TripleJump, an edtech and gamification consultancy.

  • Alex Selkirk

    Alex Selkirk

    Alex is the founder of Ponder, a social micro-reading response tool.

  • Alfie Kohn

    Alfie Kohn

    Alfie Kohn writes and speaks widely on human behavior, education, and parenting.

  • Alfred Essa

    Alfred Essa

    Alfred Essa is Vice President of R&D and Analytics at McGraw-Hill Education

  • Aliza Aufrichtig

    Aliza Aufrichtig

    Aliza is the Product Director at Flocabulary. She is a former teacher and travel writer.

  • Alvin Crawford

    Alvin Crawford

    Alvin Crawford is the CEO of Knowledge Delivery Systems.

  • Alyson Mike

    Alyson Mike

    Alyson is the Senior Director, Education Technology at the New Teacher Center

  • Alyssa Gallagher

    Alyssa Gallagher

    Alyssa is currently the Director of Strategic Initiatives & Community Partnerships in LASD.

  • Amanda Centorbi

    Amanda Centorbi

    Amanda Centorbi is an Implementation Specialist at Istation.

  • Amanda Granger

    Amanda Granger

    Amanda is a former actor, teacher, and instructional coach. She currently works in public television. Email: amanda.granger@gmail.com.

  • Amanda Newlin

    Amanda Newlin

    Amanda Newlin is the Director of the Learning Design Studio at Smart Sparrow.

  • Amanda Nyren

    Amanda Nyren

    Amanda Nyren is a Chicago-based content marketer who’s worked at Curiosity.com and Groupon.

  • Amanda Rosenburg

    Amanda Rosenburg

    Amanda Rosenburg is the Director of Learning of Tiggly, a child driven startup whose mission is to help kids learn in the most effective way possible.

  • Amanda Zeligs Hand

    Amanda Zeligs Hand

    Amanda Zeligs Hand is a marketing communications manager at Turnitin.

  • Amber LaPiana

    Amber LaPiana

    Amber LaPiana is a freelance writer and editor

  • A. Michael Berman

    A. Michael Berman

    A. Michael Berman is Vice President for Technology and Communication at California State University Channel Islands

  • Ami Turner

    Ami Turner

    Ms. Turner is a teacher, the editorial content lead for Share My Lesson, and a doctoral student in the field of Curriculum and Instruction at The George Washington University, where she also teaches pre-service teachers in an M.Ed. certification program.

  • Amy Allen

    Amy Allen

    New Hampshire 50 State Writer

  • Amy Anderson

    Amy Anderson

    Amy Anderson has been leading ReSchool Colorado as its Director since the launch of the initiative in 2013.

  • Amy Barger

    Amy Barger

    Amy Barger is Assistant Superintendent Learning and Teaching at Fulton County Schools

  • Amy Burns

    Amy Burns

    Amy Burns is a music teacher at Far Hills Country Day School in New Jersey.

  • Amy Jenkins

    Amy Jenkins

    Amy Jenkins is COO of Education Elements.

  • Amy Nowell

    Amy Nowell

    Director of Research at LEAP Innovations

  • Amy Rodde

    Amy Rodde

    Amy Coe Rodde is a Partner at Bridgespan

  • Ana Borray

    Ana Borray

    Ana is the Director of IPASS Implementation Services at EDUCAUSE.

  • Anant Agarwal

    Anant Agarwal

    Anant Agarwal is the CEO of edX

  • Andra Cernavskis

    Andra Cernavskis

    Andra is the California Reporter for The Hechinger Report

  • Andrea Bustard

    Andrea Bustard

    Andrea has previously taught in Indonesia and Southern California. More recently, she has worked for education companies like The IQ Collective and Kuato Studios.

  • Andrea Lo

    Andrea Lo

    Andrea Lo is the CEO and founder of Piggybackr, a platform that teaches young people how to fundraise for projects, causes, and organizations.

  • Andrew Ackerman

    Andrew Ackerman

    Andrew Ackerman is Managing Director of Dreamit Ventures

  • Andrew Boan

    Andrew Boan

    Technology Integration Coach at Waggoner Road Middle School in Reynoldsburg, Ohio

  • Andrew Brennen

    Andrew Brennen

    Andrew Brennen is the National Field Director for Student Voice

  • Andrew Calkins

    Andrew Calkins

    Andy Calkins is Deputy Director for Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC).

  • Andrew Goodin

    Andrew Goodin

    Andrew Goodin is the Makerspace Teacher at Grand Center Arts Academy in St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Andrew Larson

    Andrew Larson

    Andrew Larson is a science and language arts facilitator at Columbus Signature Academy New Tech High School in Columbus, Indiana.

  • Andrew Plemmons Pratt

    Andrew Plemmons Pratt

    Andrew Plemmons Pratt is a Teach For America alum working in Washington DC.

  • Andrew R. Coulson

    Andrew R. Coulson

    Chief Strategist at MIND Research Institute

  • Andy Ng

    Andy Ng

    Andy Ng is a second-year educator teaching Social Studies and Character Education to gifted and talented elementary school students at St. Hilda’s Primary School in Singapore.

  • Aneesa Davenport

    Aneesa Davenport

    Aneesa Davenport is the Social Media & Analytics Manager for EdSurge.

  • Anelise Hanson Shrout

    Anelise Hanson Shrout

    Anelise Hanson Shrout is the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Studies at Davidson College.

  • Angela Cooper

    Angela Cooper

    ​Angela Cooper teaches math at Research Triangle High School, a STEM charter school in Durham, North Carolina.

  • Angela Estrella

    Angela Estrella

    Angela Estrella is a professional development facilitator and Library Media Teacher at Lynbrook High School in San Jose, California.

  • Angi Chau

    Angi Chau

    Director of the Bourn Idea Lab at Castilleja School

  • Anil Hemrajani

    Anil Hemrajani

    Anil Hemrajani is the CEO & Founder of Big Universe Learning, an education technology company that develops engaging literacy solutions for K-8 students and teachers.

  • Annie Murphy Paul

    Annie Murphy Paul

    ​Annie Murphy Paul writes about the science of learning on the "Brilliant Blog."

  • Annie Preziosi

    Annie Preziosi

    Annie Preziosi is a 5th grade teacher in New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • Anthony Kim

    Anthony Kim

    Anthony is the founder and CEO of Education Elements.

  • Ari Bader-Natal

    Ari Bader-Natal

    Learning architect at Minerva Project. Formerly chief learning architect at Grockit.

  • Ariel Diaz

    Ariel Diaz

    Ariel Diaz is the CEO of Boundless.

  • Arielle Rittvo Kinder

    Arielle Rittvo Kinder

    Arielle Rittvo Kinder is a Partner with NewSchools Venture Fund on the Innovative Schools Team.

  • Arne Duncan

    Arne Duncan

    Arne Duncan is the ninth U.S. secretary of education

  • Arrun Kapoor

    Arrun Kapoor

    Arrun Kapoor is the Managing Director for SJF Ventures’ New York City office.

  • Arthur VanderVeen

    Arthur VanderVeen

    Arthur is Vice President of Business Strategy and Development at Compass Learning. He is also founder of the NYC Innovation Zone (iZone)

  • Aryah Fradkin

    Aryah Fradkin

    Aryah Fradkin is the Manager of Teacher Outreach and Engagement for Legends of Learning.

  • Ashley Lamb-Sinclair

    Ashley Lamb-Sinclair

    ​Ashley Lamb-Sinclair is the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.

  • Audrey Mullen

    Audrey Mullen

    Audrey is a rising senior at Presentation High School in San Jose, CA. She started Kite Reviews, an all-student consulting service that provides user reviews of your edtech products.

  • Austin Dannhaus

    Austin Dannhaus

    Austin is Director of New Ventures at Free Range Studios

  • Autumn Hillis

    Autumn Hillis

    Autumn Hillis is an open educational resource curriculum specialist with middle schools in the middle Tennessee region.

  • Ayah Bdeir

    Ayah Bdeir

    Ayah Bdeir is the founder and CEO of littleBits, an award-winning platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks that is empowering everyone to create inventions, large and small.

  • Aylon Samouha

    Aylon Samouha

    Aylon Samouha is an independent designer who provides strategy and design services to education organizations, schools, and foundations.

  • Azadeh Jamalian

    Azadeh Jamalian

    Azadeh (Azi) Jamalian, PhD, is a co-founder and Chief Learning Officer at Tiggly.

  • Aziza Pavageau

    Aziza Pavageau

    Aziza Pavageau is a second grade teacher and blended learning coach in Los Angeles, California.

  • Barbara Kurshan

    Barbara Kurshan

    Dr. Barbara “Bobbi” Kurshan is Executive Director of Academic Innovation and Senior Fellow in Education at University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education,

  • Barbara Means

    Barbara Means

    Barbara Means is director of the Center for Technology in Learning at SRI International

  • Barbara Ray

    Barbara Ray

    Barbara Ray is founding partner of Hiredpen, which helps researchers reach broader audiences.

  • Barbara Treacy

    Barbara Treacy

    Barbara Treacy is an adjunct lecturer in the Technology, Innovation and Education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

  • Barb Gilman

    Barb Gilman

    Barb Gilman is a 3rd grade teacher at St. Margaret Mary School in Omaha, NE. She is the winner of the 2014 NCEA Distinguished Teacher Award for the Plains States.

  • Barbra Thoeming

    Barbra Thoeming

    Barbra Thoeming is an educational consultant and contributing author on educational technology.

  • Barnett Berry

    Barnett Berry

    Barnett Berry is CEO and partner at the Center for Teaching Quality (CTQ).

  • Bart Epstein

    Bart Epstein

    Bart Epstein is Founding CEO of the Jefferson Education Accelerator and a Research Associate Professor at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education

  • Becky Fisher

    Becky Fisher

    Becky is an education consultant, writer, and musician living in San Francisco.

  • Becky Fritchie

    Becky Fritchie

    Becky Fritchie is a 5th grade math and science teacher at Spanish Lake Primary School in Geismar, Louisiana.

  • Becky Splitt

    Becky Splitt

    Becky Splitt is Head of Strategic Initiatives and Executive Chairman of the Board at StudyBlue.

  • Benjamin Riley

    Benjamin Riley

    ​Benjamin Riley is the founder and executive director of Deans for Impact.

  • Ben Kutylo

    Ben Kutylo

    ​Ben Kutylo is the Director of Program Investments and Innovation for The Chicago Public Education Fund.

  • Ben Stern

    Ben Stern

    Ben Stern is an Account Executive for Dropbox for Education.

  • Ben Wallerstein

    Ben Wallerstein

    Ben Wallerstein is the cofounder of Whiteboard Advisors.

  • Ben Wilkoff

    Ben Wilkoff

    Ben is the Director of Personalized Professional Learning in Denver Public Schools.

  • Beth Holland

    Beth Holland

    ​Beth is a doctoral student, writer, speaker, and professional development instructor

  • Betsy Ohrn

    Betsy Ohrn

    Betsy is a founding board member of Venture Academy and a former teacher.

  • Beverly E. Perdue

    Beverly E. Perdue

    Bev is the founder of DigiLEARN and was former governor of North Carolina

  • Bharani Rajakumar

    Bharani Rajakumar

    Bharani Rajakumar is founder and CEO of LearnBop, a classroom-based digital solution to help students succeed in K-12 mathematics.

  • Bill Church

    Bill Church

    Bill is a former public school physics teacher and the executive director of White Mountain Science, Inc (WMSI).

  • Bill Gates

    Bill Gates

    Bill Gates is co-chair and trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • Bob Crumley

    Bob Crumley

    Bob is the Superintendent at Chugach School District.

  • Bob Wise

    Bob Wise

    President of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia

  • Brad Currie

    Brad Currie

    Brad Currie is the Middle School Vice Principal and Supervisor of Instruction for the Chester School District in Chester, NJ

  • Brad Spirrison

    Brad Spirrison

    Brad Spirrison is Senior Director at Participate

  • Brandi Leggett

    Brandi Leggett

    Third grade teacher at Prairie Ridge Elementary School in Shawnee, KS

  • Brandon Phenix

    Brandon Phenix

    Brandon is the Director of Blended Learning at ReNEW Schools in New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • Brenda Leong

    Brenda Leong

    Brenda is a Legal and Policy Fellow at the Future of Privacy Forum

  • Brennan McMahon Parton

    Brennan McMahon Parton

    Brennan McMahon Parton is the Data Quality Campaign’s associate director of state policy and advocacy.

  • Brent Betit

    Brent Betit

    Brent Betit directs the academic and training division at the King Salman Center for Disability Research in Saudi Arabia

  • Brett Frazier

    Brett Frazier

    Brett Frazier is the leader of business development for Pearson Embanet, and he supports managed services for community colleges.

  • Brett Kopf

    Brett Kopf

    CEO and co-founder of Remind

  • Brian Fleming

    Brian Fleming

    ​Brian is executive director of theSandbox ColLABorative at Southern New Hampshire University

  • Brian Greenberg

    Brian Greenberg

    Brian Greenberg is the CEO of the nonprofit Silicon Schools Fund, an investment fund seeking to accelerate the next generation of blended learning schools in the SF Bay Area. He also writes on www.BlendMyLearning.com

  • Brian Jacobs

    Brian Jacobs

    Brian Jacobs is the founder and CEO of panOpen

  • Brian Liou

    Brian Liou

    Brian is CEO of Leada

  • Bridget Burns

    Bridget Burns

    Executive Director, University Innovation Alliance

  • Bror Saxberg

    Bror Saxberg

    Bror Saxberg is Chief Learning Officer of Kaplan Inc.

  • Bruce Anderson

    Bruce Anderson

    The former editor of Stanford magazine, Bruce Anderson has also written for Smithsonian, GQ, Sports Illustrated, and TheAtlantic.com.

  • Bryan Shelly

    Bryan Shelly

    Bryan Shelly, Ph.D. has been an education researcher for 17 years. Currently, he is the President of Advanced Education Measurement, which specializes in data science and effectiveness studies.

  • Caitrin Wright

    Caitrin Wright

    Caitrin Wright is a partner at the Silicon Schools Fund with experience leading strategic work in the philanthropic, management consulting, and education sectors.

  • Camelia Perez

    Camelia Perez

    Camelia Perez is an ESL (English as a Second Language) Teacher at Greenwich High School.

  • Cameron Main

    Cameron Main

    Cameron Main is a seventh grade student at The Harker School in San Jose, California.

  • Cameron Pipkin

    Cameron Pipkin

    Cameron Pipkin is a Senior Marketing Strategist at School Improvement Network and former teacher. He's driven by a passion to help educators master their craft and improve the lives of their students.

  • Carla Casilli

    Carla Casilli

    Carla Casilli is co-facilitator for the Connecting Credentials working group, focused on the question of a common language for credentialing.

  • Carmen Patiño

    Carmen Patiño

    Carmen Patiño is pursuing a degree in Communication Studies and a concentration in Creative Writing at San José State University.

  • Carol Pepper-Kittredge

    Carol Pepper-Kittredge

    Carol Pepper-Kittredge is the statewide program director of the CCC Maker initiative.

  • Carol Quillen

    Carol Quillen

    Carol Quillen is the president of Davidson College.

  • Carolyn Chuong

    Carolyn Chuong

    ​Carolyn is currently pursuing an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.

  • Carolyn Fruin

    Carolyn Fruin

    Carolyn is a College Board Consultant for Advanced Placement Chemistry, and a lead curriculum writer and course developer in the School of Education at Capella University, an online competency-based institution.

  • Carolyn Torres

    Carolyn Torres

    Carolyn is in her 24th year of teaching and currently teaches in Los Alamos Public Schools in New Mexico. She was the 2014 New Mexico State Teacher of the Year.

  • Carrie Sorensen

    Carrie Sorensen

    Carrie Champlin Sorensen is a first grade teacher at Highlander Charter School in Rhode Island, where she has been teaching for five years.

  • Cary Kelly

    Cary Kelly

    Cary Kelly is district development associate of Education Elements.

  • Casey Green

    Casey Green

    Casey Green is the founding director of The Campus Computing Project

  • Casey Korder

    Casey Korder

    ​Casey Korder has been an educator in Las Vegas, Nevada for 10 years. He will be engaging and empowering 5th graders next year at Claude and Stella Parson Elementary School.

  • Casey Sapp

    Casey Sapp

    ​Casey Sapp is the founder of VRTÜL, a new San Diego, CA-based startup based that develops and hosts 360° and VR content.

  • Casey Shea

    Casey Shea

    math teacher at Analy High School in Sebastopol, CA

  • Catherine Lange

    Catherine Lange

    Catherine Lange is the Lead Designer at 2Revolutions, an education design lab (otherwise known as 2Rev).

  • Catheryne Nicholson

    Catheryne Nicholson

    Catheryne Nicholson is the mother of two young kids and co-founder of MommaZoo. She has previously worked for C3, Siebel Systems, and Northrop-Grumman. She is a former U.S. Naval Officer.

  • Cathy N. Davidson

    Cathy N. Davidson

    Cathy N. Davidson is the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Ruth F. DeVarney Professor of English Co-Director, PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge at Duke University.

  • Cathy Sanford

    Cathy Sanford

    ​Cathy Sanford is the Director of Research and Development at the Highlander Institute in Providence, RI.

  • Chad Ratliff

    Chad Ratliff

    Chad is a district administrator for Albemarle County Public Schools in Charlottesville, VA

  • Chalon Bridges

    Chalon Bridges

    Director of Learning and Partnerships at DIY.org

  • Charity Eyre

    Charity Eyre

    Charity Eyre is a learning coach and blended learning specialist at Alpha: Blanca Alvarado Middle School.

  • Charles LaCalle

    Charles LaCalle

    Charles LaCalle leads startup sourcing and and manages community at Dreamit Ventures, an education and health technology accelerator and venture fund.

  • Charlie Chung

    Charlie Chung

    Instructional Programs at NovoEd

  • Chelsea Miller

    Chelsea Miller

    Chelsea Miller is a former teacher on the District Partnerships team at Goalbook. She is also a professor at the University of San Francisco.

  • Chelsea Waite

    Chelsea Waite

    Chelsea Waite manages partnerships and develops global initiatives at Digital Promise.

  • Chris Aviles

    Chris Aviles

    Chris Aviles is the Edtech Coach for Fair Haven, N.J. school district, where he runs the Innovation Lab and related Innovation Initiatives.

  • Chris Bartlo

    Chris Bartlo

    Chris Bartlo is math teacher at Wilson High School in Portland, Oregon.

  • Chris Borunda

    Chris Borunda

    Chris is a Partner at The Learning Accelerator

  • Chris Elsworthy

    Chris Elsworthy

    owner and CEO of CEL

  • Chris Flood

    Chris Flood

    ​Chris Flood is the Director of Public Information and Community Engagement for the Kettle Moraine School District located in Wales, Wisconsin--a small community in Waukesha County.

  • Chris Lehmann

    Chris Lehmann

    Chris is the founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy, a progressive science and technology high school in Philadelphia, PA.

  • Chris Liang-Vergara

    Chris Liang-Vergara

    Chris is Chief of Learning Innovation at LEAP Innovation in Chicago, IL.

  • Chris Mohr

    Chris Mohr

    Chris Mohr is an associate at University Ventures.

  • Chris Pedregal

    Chris Pedregal

    Chris Pedregal is the co-founder and CEO of Socratic, was among the Forbes 30 under 30 for education, and previously worked at Google on Google Maps, GMail, and Google Now.

  • Chris Sturgis

    Chris Sturgis

    Chris Sturgis is a writer and consultant with expertise in philanthropy, education and youth issues, and community engagement.

  • Chris Teplovs

    Chris Teplovs

    Chris Teplovs is Lead Developer at the Digital Innovation Greenhouse at the University of Michigan.

  • Christina Ponzio

    Christina Ponzio

    Christina Ponzio is a doctoral student in Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education at Michigan State University and a teacher consultant with the National Writing Project.

  • Christine Sciascia

    Christine Sciascia

    Christine Sciascia is an 8th grade social studies teacher at Mark Twain Intermediate School in Brooklyn and an adjunct lecturer at Brooklyn College teaching gifted education.

  • Christine Willig

    Christine Willig

    Christine Willig is president of McGraw-Hill Education’s K-12 group.

  • Christine Zanchi

    Christine Zanchi

    Christine Zanchi is an Executive Producer and the Director of Digital Education Strategy at WGBH Educational Foundation in the Children’s Media group.

  • Christopher Danielson

    Christopher Danielson

    Christopher is a professor at Normandale Community College and former middle school math teacher.

  • Christopher Pedregal

    Christopher Pedregal

    Christopher Pedregal is the founder of Socratic

  • Chuck Cohn

    Chuck Cohn

    Chuck Cohn is the founder and CEO of Varsity Tutors

  • Cindi Dunford

    Cindi Dunford

    Cindi Dunford is an educator, writer, and educational researcher.

  • Cindy Cogswell

    Cindy Cogswell

    Cindy is an assessment and evaluation postdoc at Dartmouth College.

  • Cindy Duncan

    Cindy Duncan

    Cindy Duncan is a 2nd grade teacher in Alaska at the Sitka School District.

  • Clifford Maxwell

    Clifford Maxwell

    Clifford Maxwell an education product manager at the Clayton Christensen Institute

  • Colette Coleman

    Colette Coleman

    Colette is Director of Business Development at Zinc Learning Labs

  • Colleen Collins

    Colleen Collins

    Colleen Collins is the Director at CICS West Belden in Chicago

  • Collin Sullivan

    Collin Sullivan

    Collin Sullivan is a tech-savvy student, who is involved with almost anything related to technology.

  • Connie Johnson

    Connie Johnson

    Connie Johnson is the Chief Academic Officer and Provost at Colorado Technical University

  • Connie White

    Connie White

    Connie White is the Director of Technology and Learning at Lakeview Academy in Gainesville, Georgia.

  • Conrad Wolfram

    Conrad Wolfram

    Conrad is Strategic Director and European Co-Founder/CEO of the Wolfram group of companies.

  • Corinne O Takara

    Corinne O Takara

    She is a Bay Area artist and arts education specialist.

  • Courtney L. Cochran

    Courtney L. Cochran

    2017 Arkansas Teacher of the Year

  • Courtney Niemeyer

    Courtney Niemeyer

    Courtney teaches first grade at Eagle Cliffs School in Billings, Montana. She has taught Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, Reading Recovery, and has been a Math Instructional Coach for teachers.

  • Courtney Pepe

    Courtney Pepe

    ​Mrs. Pepe is the Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction at the A. Harry Moore School of New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ.

  • Craig Perrier

    Craig Perrier

    Craig Perrier is the High School Social Studies Curriculum and Instruction Specialist for Fairfax County Public Schools.

  • Craig Roberts

    Craig Roberts

    Craig Dane Roberts is a Duke faculty member in Neuroscience and Education, and Director of Learning Innovations & Global Programs at the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

  • Craig Weidemann

    Craig Weidemann

    Craig Weidemann is Vice Provost for Online Education at Penn State University.

  • Crista Anderson

    Crista Anderson

    Crista is the principal and superintendent of a rural PK-8 school in Montana

  • Cristi Ford

    Cristi Ford

    Cristi Ford is associate vice provost at the University of Maryland University College.

  • Crystal Hutter

    Crystal Hutter

    Crystal is the current CEO of Edmodo.

  • Cynthia Day

    Cynthia Day

    Cynthia is an educator at Barre Town Middle and Elementary School in Vermont.

  • Cyrus Grout

    Cyrus Grout

    Cyrus Grout is a consulting researcher at the Center for Education Data & Research at the University of Washington, Bothell.

  • Daisy Dyer Duerr

    Daisy Dyer Duerr

    Daisy Dyer Duerr is a former NASSP Digital Principal of the year, Education Speaker & Consultant and the founder of Redesigning Rural Education.

  • Dale Stephens

    Dale Stephens

    Dale is Chief Educational Deviant at Uncollege

  • Dana Z. Godek

    Dana Z. Godek

    Dr. Dana Z. Godek is the Director of Federal and State Programs at the School District of Palm Beach County

  • Dan Belenky

    Dan Belenky

    ​Dan Belenky is Senior Research Scientist for Learning Sciences at Pearson

  • Dan Goldhaber

    Dan Goldhaber

    Dr. Dan Goldhaber is the Director of the National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER) at the University of Washington Bothell.

  • Daniel Guerrero

    Daniel Guerrero

    Daniel Guerrero believes in the personalization of student learning, and the strengthening of the teaching profession to build students who challenge the 21st century’s problems. He joins BetterLesson after teaching 4th and 5th grades in Miami, FL.

  • Daniel Owens

    Daniel Owens

    ​Daniel Owens is a Partner at The Learning Accelerator.

  • Daniel Pianko

    Daniel Pianko

    founding Managing Director of University Ventures

  • Daniel Whitt

    Daniel Whitt

    Daniel Whitt is the instructional technology coordinator for Madison City Schools in Madison, Alabama

  • Danish Kurani

    Danish Kurani

    Danish Kurani is Chief Designer at Kurani.

  • Dan Moore

    Dan Moore

    Dan Moore is Manager of Partner Success at Edthena

  • Dan Ryder

    Dan Ryder

    ME 50 State Writer

  • Daphne Koller

    Daphne Koller

    Daphne is a co-founder of Coursera and the Rajeev Motwani Professor in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University.

  • Daren Dickson

    Daren Dickson

    Daren Dickson is Chief Culture Officer at Valor Collegiate Academies, and a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

  • Dave Frey

    Dave Frey

    ​Dave Frey is the CEO of Skooli.

  • Dave Gladney

    Dave Gladney

    Dave Gladney is Director of Digital of Digital Initiatives for the AAP PreK-12 Learning Group.

  • David Andrade

    David Andrade

    David is the Chief Information Officer for an urban public school district in Connecticut.

  • David Bank

    David Bank

    David is editor and CEO of ImpactAlpha: Investment News for a Sustainable Edge.

  • David Brenner

    David Brenner

    CTO of thimble.io

  • David Ciulla

    David Ciulla

    David is Executive Director of ReadWorks

  • David Cowan

    David Cowan

    Tennessee 50 State Writer

  • David Dockterman

    David Dockterman

    Dr. David Dockterman is chief architect, learning sciences at Scholastic Education and an adjunct lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

  • David Havens

    David Havens

    David is a Senior Analyst at NewSchools Venture Fund, where he focuses on market research and supporting education technology ventures.

  • David Kil

    David Kil

    David Kil is Chief Data Scientist at Civitas Learning.

  • David Kim

    David Kim

    David Kim is currently Founder and CEO of Ace Learning, a content management and analytics platform used by dozens of colleges and universities.

  • David Lewis

    David Lewis

    Dave Lewis is a proud husband and father, and avid maker hobbyist. He holds a Master's degree in Instructional Design and teaches part-time at Discovery HS. You can reach him at MakerDad@Rocketmail.com.

  • David Osborne

    David Osborne

    David Osborne is the founder of Team Theory.

  • David Robb

    David Robb

    Supervisor in Baltimore County Department of Innovative Learning

  • David Wiley

    David Wiley

    Dr. David Wiley is Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer of Lumen Learning

  • David Wisnieski

    David Wisnieski

    David Wisnieski works in education outreach at WNET, public television in New York City.

  • David Yang

    David Yang

    David Yang is co-founder and lead instructor at Fullstack Academy.

  • Dawn Casey-Rowe

    Dawn Casey-Rowe

    Dawn Casey-Rowe teaches social studies at the William M. Davies Career & Technical High School in Lincoln, Rhode Island.

  • Dawn Dupriest

    Dawn Dupriest

    Dawn Dupriest is a computer science and math teacher in the Poudre School District.

  • Debbie Veney

    Debbie Veney

    Debbie Veney is NewSchools’ Director of Communications.

  • Deborah Chang

    Deborah Chang

    Deborah Chang works as a consultant to edtech companies and was a Teach for America teacher at KIPP Academy in Houston.

  • Deborah Fike

    Deborah Fike

    Deborah Fike is the Director of Educational Outreach for Spotkin LLC

  • Deborah L. Winston

    Deborah L. Winston

    Deborah currently serves in the capacity of Deputy Executive Director of the Office of Literacy for the Detroit Public Schools Community District

  • Deborah McGriff

    Deborah McGriff

    Deborah McGriff is a Managing Partner at NewSchools Venture Fund.

  • Debra Campbell

    Debra Campbell

    Texas 50 State Writer

  • Denise Espania

    Denise Espania

    Denise is the founding school leader of Mālama Honua Public Charter School

  • Denise Henry

    Denise Henry

    Denise Henry is Mangahigh's Director of Educational Technology for the United States and Canada.

  • Dennis Pierce

    Dennis Pierce

    A founding editor of eSchool Media, Dennis Pierce has spent the last 16 years as an education journalist covering issues such as national policy, school reform, and educational technology.

  • Dennis Price

    Dennis Price

    Dennis is Writer and Project Director at ImpactAlpha

  • Devon Almeida

    Devon Almeida

    EdSurge 50 State Project Writer

  • Devorah Heitner

    Devorah Heitner

    Devorah Heitner, PhD is the author of several books about children and digital citizenship, and the founder of Raising Digital Natives

  • Dhawal Shah

    Dhawal Shah

    Dhawal is the founder of Class Central, a MOOC discovery platform

  • Diane Main

    Diane Main

    ​Diane Main serves as Director of Learning, Innovation and Design (9-12) at The Harker School in San Jose, California.

  • Diane Tavenner

    Diane Tavenner

    ​Diane is the Founder and CEO of Summit Public Schools.

  • Donald J. Fraynd

    Donald J. Fraynd

    Donald is the co-founder of TeacherMatch, a former principle and central office administrator

  • Don Kassner

    Don Kassner

    Don Kassner is the CEO and President of ProctorU and the former president of Andrew Jackson University

  • Donna Desrochers

    Donna Desrochers

    Donna Desrochers is a higher-education analyst

  • Donna Williamson

    Donna Williamson

    Donna Williamson is the CTO for the Mountain Brook School in Alabama, a district of 4300 students. She was also one of the founding members for the Alabama Education Technology Association (AETA).

  • Donnie Piercey

    Donnie Piercey

    Kentucky 50 State Writer

  • Don Smithmier

    Don Smithmier

    Don Smithmier is founder and CEO of The Big Know

  • Douglas Tarr

    Douglas Tarr

    Doug Tarr is Director of Hackery at Mill Valley Code Club, a space made especially kids who love computers and coding.

  • Dr. Angel Cintron Opio

    Dr. Angel Cintron Opio

    ​Dr. Ángel Cintrón Opio, PhD is the Director of Academia del Perpetuo Socorro in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  • Dr. James Rickbaugh

    Dr. James Rickbaugh

    ​Dr. James Rickabaugh currently serves as the Director of the Institute@CESA #1, an education innovation lab dedicated to the transformation of public education by personalizing and deepening learning.

  • Dr. Jim Lewis

    Dr. Jim Lewis

    Dr. Jim Lewis is the founder and CEO of Silverback Learning Solutions

  • Dr. Kathy Curran

    Dr. Kathy Curran

    ​Dr. Kathy Curran is the coordinator of academic technology and instructional services at North Allegheny School District in Pennsylvania.

  • Dr. Kevin Cuppett

    Dr. Kevin Cuppett

    Dr. Kevin Cuppett is the Executive Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Innovation for Frederick County Public Schools in Maryland.

  • Dror Ben-Naim

    Dror Ben-Naim

    founder and CEO of Smart Sparrow

  • Dr. Sally Lindgren

    Dr. Sally Lindgren

    Dr. Sally Lindgren is the Director of Technology and Innovation at Great Prairie Area Education Agency, in Ottumwa, IA.

  • Dr. Sherawn Reberry

    Dr. Sherawn Reberry

    Sherawn is the Director of Education Programs at the Idaho Digital Learning Academy (IDLA).

  • Dr. Tammy Campbell

    Dr. Tammy Campbell

    Superintendent of Federal Way Public Schools and Washington 50 State Writer

  • Dr. Todd Keruskin

    Dr. Todd Keruskin

    Dr. Todd Keruskin is the Assistant Superintendent of Elizabeth Forward School District in Pennsylvania.

  • Dr. Vera Triplett

    Dr. Vera Triplett

    ​Dr. Vera Triplett is the founder and CEO of the Noble Minds Institute for Whole Child Learning in Louisiana.

  • Dr. William Hunter

    Dr. William Hunter

    Dr. Hunter is the Superintendent of Polk School District in Georgia.

  • Dwight Carter

    Dwight Carter

    Dwight is the New Albany High School Principal at New Albany Plain Local Schools in Ohio.

  • Eduardo Sergio

    Eduardo Sergio

    Eduardo Sergio is a freelance alchemist who concocts fairy tales and enjoys eating rutabaga in its spare time.

  • Edward Maloney

    Edward Maloney

    Edward Maloney is the Executive Director of the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS) and a Professor of Narrative Theory, Literature, and Practice in the Department of English at Georgetown University.

  • Elena Sanina

    Elena Sanina

    Elena Sanina is Aspire’s Senior Manager of Blended Learning.

  • Elijah Mayfield

    Elijah Mayfield

    Elijah Mayfield is the founder and CEO of LightSide

  • Eli Jameson

    Eli Jameson

    Eli Jameson currently runs the Educational Partnerships division at Chalkup, an app designed for class-wide collaboration.

  • Elizabeth Woyke

    Elizabeth Woyke

    Elizabeth Woyke is a technology and business reporter. She has a strong interest in edtech and the New York tech community. In addition to EdSurge, she writes for Fast Company, Inc. and Money.

  • Ellen Dorr

    Ellen Dorr

    ​Currently, Ellen Dorr serves as the Director of Instructional Technology for Renton School District.

  • Ellen Duke Spears

    Ellen Duke Spears

    Ellen Duke Spears is the Director of Curriculum and Instruction in the Fair Haven School District in Fair Haven, NJ.

  • Ellen Wexler

    Ellen Wexler

    Ellen is a contributing writer for EdSurge. She has previously written for The Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed.

  • Elliott Hauser

    Elliott Hauser

    Elliott is CEO of trinket

  • Ellyson Glance

    Ellyson Glance

    ​Ellyson Glance is the Brand Journalist at 3 Day Startup

  • Emilie Cushman

    Emilie Cushman

    Emilie Cushman is a co-founder of Kira Talent.

  • Emily Moberg Robinson

    Emily Moberg Robinson

    Emily Moberg Robinson is a former teacher, a writer, and founder of Woodshed Editors.

  • Emily Rapport

    Emily Rapport

    Emily Rapport is an undergraduate at Davidson College

  • Emily Schickli

    Emily Schickli

    Emily is Marketing Communications Manager at TES Global

  • Emmanuel Andre

    Emmanuel Andre

    Emmanuel “Manny” Andre is a STAT teacher for Baltimore County Public Schools.

  • Emma Zone

    Emma Zone

    Emma Zone is Vice Provost, Colorado Technical University

  • Eric Allatta

    Eric Allatta

    Eric Allatta is a founding computer science teacher at the Academy for Software Engineering

  • Erica Magnusson

    Erica Magnusson

    Erica is a Content Analyst at TES Global

  • Eric Horowitz

    Eric Horowitz

    Eric Horowitz is a social science writer and education researcher. He has a Master's Degree in Learning Sciences from Northwestern University.

  • Erika Valdez-Betsch

    Erika Valdez-Betsch

    ​Erika Valdez-Betsch is a fourth grade teacher at Murray Elementary School in Hobbs, New Mexico.

  • Erik Finman

    Erik Finman

    Founder of Botangle

  • Erin Harding

    Erin Harding

    Erin Harding is the head of content at Hapara.

  • Erin Klein

    Erin Klein

    ​Erin Klein is an award winning educator, national keynote speaker, author, and mother who serves on the Scholastic, Inc. Top Teaching Team based in New York.

  • Erin Sponaugle

    Erin Sponaugle

    Erin Sponaugle is a 5th grade teacher in Hedgesville, West Virginia.

  • Esteban Sosnik

    Esteban Sosnik

    Esteban is a partner in Reach Capital, an early stage venture fund for K12 edtech startups.

  • Esther Shein

    Esther Shein

    Esther Shein is a freelance writer and editor specializing in technology and business. She is a member of the Internet Press Guild and holds a B.S. in journalism from Boston University.

  • Esther Tricoche

    Esther Tricoche

    Esther Tricoche is an Associate Partner at NewSchools Venture Fund.

  • Esther Wojcicki

    Esther Wojcicki

    Esther is a journalism and English teacher at Palo Alto High School. She is also Vice Chair of the Creative Commons Board of Directors and CEO of ClassBadges.

  • Evan Stoudt

    Evan Stoudt

    ​Evan Stoudt is the Freshman Dean and an Algebra I teacher at Sci Academy, part of the Collegiate Academies network of open enrollment high schools in Louisiana.

  • Farhat Ahmad

    Farhat Ahmad

    Farhat Ahmad is a 9th and 10th grade World, Multi, and American Literature teacher at McClarin Success Academy in College Park, Georgia.

  • Fernanda Kalena

    Fernanda Kalena

    Fernanda is a reporter at Porvir, a Brazilian news agency specializes in innovations and new trend in education.

  • Filippo Yacob

    Filippo Yacob

    Filippo Yacob is co-founder and CEO of Primo Toys.

  • Fiona Hollands

    Fiona Hollands

    Fiona Hollands is the Associate Director and Senior Researcher at the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education (CBCSE) at Teachers College, Columbia University and the author of MOOCs in Higher Education: Institutional Goals and Paths Forward.

  • Frances Cairns

    Frances Cairns

    Ms. Cairns has extensive education and technology background working both as an administrator at four universities as well as leading the higher education divisions at Macromedia and Apple, and worldwide learning education services at Dell.

  • Francesca Segrè

    Francesca Segrè

    Francesca is a multimedia journalist and novelist.

  • Francisco Castillo-Fierro

    Francisco Castillo-Fierro

    Francisco Castillo-Fierro is the Director of Blended Learning at Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School.

  • Francisco Nieto

    Francisco Nieto

    Francisco is the EdTech Program Manager at the Alameda County Office of Education

  • Frank Bonsal

    Frank Bonsal

    Education and entrepreneurship expert

  • Frank Britt

    Frank Britt

    Frank Britt is CEO of Penn Foster Education

  • Frank Catalano

    Frank Catalano

    Frank is an independent industry strategist, author and veteran analyst of digital education/consumer technologies. He is a regular columnist for GeekWire. He's also contributed to the NPR/KQED education site MindShift.

  • Frank Connolly

    Frank Connolly

    Frank Connolly is the senior editor at MindEdge Learning.

  • Frank Florence & Marianne L. Hamilton

    Frank Florence & Marianne L. Hamilton

    Frank is the current ‎Director of Market Development at Discovery Education. Marianne is a veteran journalist and content creator.

  • Frank Freeman

    Frank Freeman

    Frank is currently co-founder and CEO of Propagate, an education technology startup that builds tools for personalized literacy instruction for K-12.

  • Freddy Esparza

    Freddy Esparza

    Freddy spent the last five years inspiring and motivating second and third grade students at Aspire Titan Academy in Huntington Park, CA.

  • Frederick Singer

    Frederick Singer

    Frederick Singer, a former AOL executive, is CEO and founder of Echo360, which provides active learning and lecture capture services to more than 650 colleges and universities in 30 countries.

  • Gabrielle Santa-Donato

    Gabrielle Santa-Donato

    ​Gabrielle is a lecturer and fellow in the Life Design Lab at Stanford.

  • Gaelen Hadlett

    Gaelen Hadlett

    Gaelen Hadlett is the founder of Sunset Spark, where he helps kids learn about science and technology in new and interesting ways.

  • Gareth Branwyn

    Gareth Branwyn

    freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media

  • Garrett Zimmer

    Garrett Zimmer

    Garrett Zimmer is the CEO and President of MineGage.

  • Gary Stager

    Gary Stager

    Gary Stager is an award-winning teacher educator, edtech pioneer, speaker, & co-author of Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom.

  • Gary Waddell

    Gary Waddell

    Gary Waddell is Deputy Superintendent of Instructional Services at the San Mateo County Office of Education

  • Gates Bryant

    Gates Bryant

    Gates Bryant is a partner with Tyton Partners

  • Gayle Allen

    Gayle Allen

    Gayle is the Chief Learning Officer at BrightBytes

  • Gee Kin Chou

    Gee Kin Chou

    Gee Kin Chou is a consultant who helps technology companies design and market products and services for education. He was formerly the CTO of Oakland Unified School District, and interim CTO of Pasadena Unified School District.

  • Geoff Livingston

    Geoff Livingston

    Geoff currently serves Legends of Learning as CMO and Executive Vice President.

  • Geoff Ralston

    Geoff Ralston

    Geoff is Founder and Partner at Imagine K12

  • George Couros

    George Couros

    ​George Couros is a leading educator in the area of innovative leadership, teaching, and learning. He has worked with all levels of school--from K-12 as a teacher and technology facilitator, and as a school and district administrator.

  • George Henne

    George Henne

    President of NS BASIC Corporation

  • George Lorenzo

    George Lorenzo

    George Lorenzo writes about higher education and curates a bi-weekly newsletter on community college issues.

  • Georgia Koch

    Georgia Koch

    Channel Manager at SoulPancake

  • Gina Sipley

    Gina Sipley

    Gina Sipley teaches at Nassau Community College and is the Director of the Coding in the Schools Program at Stony Brook University.

  • Gina Sipley & Mercer Hall

    Gina Sipley & Mercer Hall

    Gina (L) is a nationally recognized Teacher of the Future. Mercer (R) is the co-founder of the American Society for Innovation Design In Education

  • Glenda I. Lozada Negrón

    Glenda I. Lozada Negrón

    Glenda I. Lozada Negrón is a first grade teacher ​at Josefina Marrero Febus Elementary School in Puerto Rico.

  • Glenn Wiebe

    Glenn Wiebe

    Glenn is a former social studies teacher with 15 years of experience. He is currently president of the Kansas Council for the Social Studies and an educational consultant.​

  • Grant Rivera

    Grant Rivera

    ​Dr. Grant Rivera currently serves as the superintendent of Marietta City Schools in Marietta, Georgia.​

  • Grant Smith

    Grant Smith

    Grant Smith is a K-8 computer science teacher trainer and consultant.

  • Greg Callaham

    Greg Callaham

    Greg is assistant principal at Alpha: Blanca Alvarado Middle School

  • Greg Ferenbach

    Greg Ferenbach

    Greg is Special Counsel at Cooley

  • Gregg Behr

    Gregg Behr

    Gregg is executive director of The Grable Foundation and co-chair of Remake Learning

  • Greg Klein

    Greg Klein

    Greg is currently the Director of Blended Learning at the Rogers Family Foundation.

  • Gretchen M. Bataille

    Gretchen M. Bataille

    Gretchen M. Bataille is the Senior Academic Advisor for Navitas

  • Gretchen M. Shipley

    Gretchen M. Shipley

    Gretchen is a partner at Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost, which specializes in education law.

  • Guido Kovalskys

    Guido Kovalskys

    Guido Kovalskys is the co-founder and CEO at Nearpod and a former education fellow at Stanford’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design

  • Gunnar Counselman

    Gunnar Counselman

    Gunnar is CEO and co-founder of Fidelis Education and a former Marine HUMINT Officer

  • Hadi Partovi

    Hadi Partovi

    Hadi is an entrepreneur, investor, and co-founder of Code.org, an education non-profit dedicated to growing computer science education

  • Hadley Ferguson

    Hadley Ferguson

    ​Hadley Ferguson is the Executive Director of the Edcamp Foundation.

  • Haiy Le

    Haiy Le

    Haiy Le is a freelance writer

  • Hamilton Parks

    Hamilton Parks

    Assistant Principal at Mauldin Elementary in South Carolina.

  • Harman Singh

    Harman Singh

    Harman Singh is the CEO of WizIQ.

  • Harold Levy

    Harold Levy

    Harold Levy is executive director of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.

  • Heather Campbell

    Heather Campbell

    Heather Campbell is in her 10th year of teaching and currently teaches 4th grade in Southern Utah.

  • Heather French

    Heather French

    Heather French is an Instructional Technology Specialist at Cambridge Public School District.

  • Heather Gilchrist

    Heather Gilchrist

    Heather Gilchrist founded Socratic Labs.

  • Heather Hiles

    Heather Hiles

    Heather Hiles is the founder of Pathbrite

  • Hernan Ortiz

    Hernan Ortiz

    Hernan Ortiz is a Storytelling Coordinator at Mobility Labs

  • Hima Rajana

    Hima Rajana

    Hima is a senior at Lynbrook High School

  • Holly Myhre

    Holly Myhre

    Holly is the Director of Digital Learning at the Kettle Moraine School District in Wisconsin.

  • Hunter Gehlbach

    Hunter Gehlbach

    Director of Research at Panorama Education, Associate Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

  • Idit Harel

    Idit Harel

    Idit Harel, PhD, is the founder and CEO of Globaloria, providers of STEM and computing courses for schools

  • Irma De La Guardia

    Irma De La Guardia

    Irma De La Guardia is an assistant principal at Dallas Independent School District

  • Irvin Weathersby, Jr.

    Irvin Weathersby, Jr.

    ​Irvin Weathersby Jr. has been an educator since 2003. He currently lectures at Queensborough Community College and Hunter College in New York City.

  • Isabelle Hau

    Isabelle Hau

    Isabelle Hau is a venture partner at Omidyar Network.

  • Jack McDermott

    Jack McDermott

    Jack is a product marketing manager at Panorama Education

  • Jack West

    Jack West

    Lead Educator for Hapara

  • Jaime Casap

    Jaime Casap

    Jaime Casap is the Global Education Evangelist at Google, Inc.

  • Jaime Hannans

    Jaime Hannans

    ​Jaime Hannans is an assistant professor in the Nursing Program at CSU Channel Islands.

  • Jaime Pales

    Jaime Pales

    ​Jaime Palés is the Co-Founder of Rocket Group, Redbird’s parent company, and President of its Puerto Rico and Latin American operations.

  • Jake Firman

    Jake Firman

    Jake Firman is the Senior Manager of Education Technology at DSST Public Schools in Denver.

  • James Byers, Adam Frey

    James Byers, Adam Frey

    James Byers (L) & Adam Frey (R) are cofounders of Wikispaces.

  • James DeVaney

    James DeVaney

    James DeVaney is associate vice provost for academic innovation at the University of Michigan.

  • James Kapptie

    James Kapptie

    Director of Technology for Cody Schools in Cody, Wyoming

  • James Paul Gee

    James Paul Gee

    James Paul Gee is the Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies at Arizona State University.

  • Jamie Calhoun

    Jamie Calhoun

    Jamie Calhoun is a Content Specialist for Turnitin

  • Jamie Munsey

    Jamie Munsey

    Jamie Munsey is the Dean of Students and a Gifted/Enrichment Teacher at South Valley Preparatory School in Albuquerque, NM

  • Jamie Schnepp

    Jamie Schnepp

    Jamie ‎is a 5th Grade Teacher at Luke Elementary School, in the Dysart Unified School District in Arizona.

  • Jane Jacobson

    Jane Jacobson

    Jane Jacobson works as curator on Language Arts and Science curriculum at OpenEd.

  • Jane Swift

    Jane Swift

    Jane Swift is the CEO of Middlebury Interactive Languages.

  • Janet Rae-Dupree

    Janet Rae-Dupree

    Janet Rae-Dupree is an author and freelance writer.

  • Jasmine Tsai

    Jasmine Tsai

    Jasmine is a freshly minted software engineer from Hackbright Academy, where she spent her time as an apprentice doing projects and TA-ing the students.

  • Jason Appel

    Jason Appel

    Jason is a Barrington High School math teacher and Technology Integration fellow in Rhode Island.

  • Jason Green

    Jason Green

    Jason is Executive Director of Blended Learning and Professional Development with Redbird Advanced Learning.

  • Jason Orbaugh

    Jason Orbaugh

    Jason is the CEO and co-founder of Taught It and a former science teacher.

  • Jason Palmer

    Jason Palmer

    Jason Palmer is General Partner at New Markets Venture Partner

  • Jason Schmitt

    Jason Schmitt

    Jason Schmitt is a writer, professor and regular contributor to the Huffington Post in the education technology space.

  • Jawwad Siddiqui

    Jawwad Siddiqui

    Jawwad is an entrepreneur, writer and coder who founded SharpScholar in 2014

  • Jay Bakhru

    Jay Bakhru

    Jay Bakhru is the Director of Strategy at Kitamba and the Chair of the Wharton Education Network.

  • Jay Lynch

    Jay Lynch

    ​Jay is Senior Academic Research Consultant for Course Design, Development, and Academic Research (CDDAR) at Pearson.

  • Jay McTighe

    Jay McTighe

    ​Jay McTighe is an author and consultant to school systems on curriculum and assessment

  • Jay Silver

    Jay Silver

    Jay Silver is an electrical engineer, toy inventor, and founder and CEO of JoyLabz, makers of Makey Makey, the invention kit for everyone.

  • J. Derek Larson

    J. Derek Larson

    Derek is a 4th grade teacher in Southern Utah and moderator for #UTedChat.

  • Jean Fan

    Jean Fan

    Jean is a recent high school graduate who's spending her gap year working at UnCollege before going to Stanford.

  • Jeff Heyck-Williams

    Jeff Heyck-Williams

    Jeff Heyck-Williams is the director of curriculum and instruction for Two Rivers Public Charter School.

  • Jeff Kiderman

    Jeff Kiderman

    ​Jeff Kiderman is co-founder of 2 Sigma Education. Jeff also co-founded AJE, a non-profit that established two innovative elementary schools in New York City.

  • Jeff Larson

    Jeff Larson

    Jeff Larson is an art, animation, and graphic design educator at Balboa High School in San Francisco, California. He coordinates the school’s career/technical focused CAST Academy, and is an Adobe Education Leader and an Adobe Youth Voices Lead Educator.

  • Jeffrey Dunn

    Jeffrey Dunn

    Jeffrey Dunn is the President and CEO of Sesame Workshop.

  • Jeffrey Pomerantz

    Jeffrey Pomerantz

    Jeffrey Pomerantz is an Information Scientist and formerly a tenured Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with over 15 years of experience in studying and evaluating information services.

  • Jeff Sandefer

    Jeff Sandefer

    Jeff is a Middle School Guide at Acton Academy and a Master Socratic Teacher at the Acton School of Business in Austin, Texas.

  • Jeff Selingo

    Jeff Selingo

    Jeff Selingo is a bestselling author and award-winning columnist.

  • Jeff Simmons

    Jeff Simmons

    Jeff is the Associate Director of Education Programs at the Idaho Digital Learning Academy (IDLA).

  • Jeff Wetzler

    Jeff Wetzler

    Jeff Wetzler is a co-founder of Transcend, a nonprofit organization that fuels innovation in school design in close partnership with visionary school operators around the country.

  • Jen Helms

    Jen Helms

    Jen is the Co-Founder of Playmation Studios, which is making an adaptive, game-based language learning program.

  • Jenna Shaw

    Jenna Shaw

    Middle school language arts teacher in Baltimore City, Maryland.

  • Jennie Magiera

    Jennie Magiera

    Jennie Magiera (@MsMagiera) is Chief Program Officer for EdTechTeam.

  • Jennifer Agustin

    Jennifer Agustin

    Jennifer Agustin is the Vice President of Marketing at DreamBox Learning.

  • Jennifer Carolan

    Jennifer Carolan

    Jennifer is a General Partner and CoFounder of Reach Capital

  • Jennifer Guido

    Jennifer Guido

    Jennifer Guido is a third grade teacher at Shields Elementary School in the Cape Henlopen School District in Lewes, Delaware.

  • Jennifer Hollstein

    Jennifer Hollstein

    Jennifer Hollstein is a Secondary English Teacher and Teacher Evaluator at Charter School of Wilmington in Red Clay Consolidated School District, Wilmington, DE.

  • Jennifer Howard

    Jennifer Howard

    Contributing Writer

  • Jennifer Medbery

    Jennifer Medbery

    Jennifer Medbery is the founder and CEO of Kickboard.

  • Jennifer Pierrat

    Jennifer Pierrat

    Jennifer R. Pieratt, PhD, is an educator and founder of CraftED Curriculum.

  • Jenny Rankin

    Jenny Rankin

    Dr. Jenny Grant Rankin, Ph.D., is a former award-winning teacher, school site administrator, district administrator, and Chief Education & Research Officer at a data systems and edtech company.

  • Jen Schneider

    Jen Schneider

    Nebraska 50 State Writer

  • Jeremy Keeshin

    Jeremy Keeshin

    Jeremy Keeshin is the co-founder of CodeHS, a site to teach computer science to beginners.

  • Jeremy Kun

    Jeremy Kun

    Jeremy Kun is a PhD candidate in Mathematics at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the author of the blog Math ∩ Programming. His research is in graph theory and the analysis of large networks.

  • Jeremy Murphy

    Jeremy Murphy

    Jeremy Murphy is a journalism and English teacher at West Fargo High School in West Fargo, North Dakota.

  • Jeremy Schifeling

    Jeremy Schifeling

    Jeremy Schifeling is the CEO of Break into Tech, a site for anyone who wants to launch a tech career, regardless of background.

  • Jessica Anderson

    Jessica Anderson

    Jessica is the 2016 Montana Teacher of the Year. She teaches earth science, chemistry, and physics at Powell County High School in Deer Lodge.

  • Jessica Berlinski

    Jessica Berlinski

    Jessica serves as Chief Impact Officer of Personalized Learning Games, where she helps educators assess and improve students’ SEL skills through games.

  • Jessica Johnson

    Jessica Johnson

    Jessica Johnson is the Elementary School Principal and District Assessment Coordinator of Dodgeland School District in Juneau, WI. She co-moderates the #educoach chat and co-hosts the #principalcast podcast.

  • Jessica Leigh Brown

    Jessica Leigh Brown

    EdSurge Contributing Writer

  • Jessica Parker

    Jessica Parker

    Jessica Parker is the Education Community Manager at Maker Ed and cofounder of the Maker Certificate Program at Sonoma State University.

  • Jessica Sullivan

    Jessica Sullivan

    High school biology teacher and Science Department Head at The American International School of Caracas in Venezuela.

  • Jessica Zhao

    Jessica Zhao

    Jess is R&D Lead at EdSurge.

  • Jessie Arora

    Jessie Arora

    Jessie is founder of Embark Labs, which creates student-centered learning communities that teach kids computational and design thinking

  • Jessy Irwin

    Jessy Irwin

    Jessy Irwin is a marketing and communications professional who has integrated technology and social media into a class of 3,000 students.

  • Jill Barshay

    Jill Barshay

    Jill is contributing editor at The Hechinger Report

  • Jill Leafstedt

    Jill Leafstedt

    Jill Leafstedt is Executive Director of Teaching and Learning Innovations and Senior Academic Technology Officer at California State University, Channel Islands.

  • Jim Balfanz

    Jim Balfanz

    President of Americorps City Year

  • Jimmy Casas

    Jimmy Casas

    ​Jimmy Casas is in his 21st year of administrative leadership, including the last 13 years as Principal at Bettendorf High School in Iowa.

  • Joel Rose

    Joel Rose

    ​Joel Rose is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of New Classrooms Innovation Partners. Previously, he was the Chief Executive Officer of School of One, an initiative within the New York City Department of Education.

  • John Baker

    John Baker

    John Baker is the CEO of Desire2Learn. He founded the company in 1999 at the age of 22, while still a Systems Design Engineering student at the University of Waterloo.

  • John Danner

    John Danner

    John Danner is the co-Founder and CEO of Zeal and is also co-founder and former CEO of Rocketship Education.

  • John DeGioia

    John DeGioia

    John is President of Georgetown University

  • John Gardner

    John Gardner

    Gardner is the founder of the University of South Carolina's National Resource Center on The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, and the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education.

  • John Gomperts

    John Gomperts

    President & CEO of America's Promise Alliance

  • John Katzman

    John Katzman

    John Katzman is an education entrepreneur and the founder of Noodle, 2U and The Princeton Review

  • Johnna Noll

    Johnna Noll

    Wisconsin 50 State Writer

  • John Rice

    John Rice

    John is Manager of Blended Learning for the DC Public School System.

  • Jonathan A. Knee

    Jonathan A. Knee

    Jonathan A. Knee is a professor of professional practice and codirector of the media and technology program at Columbia Business School.

  • Jonathan Haber

    Jonathan Haber

    Jonathan Haber is a writer/researcher (and recovering entrepreneur) who has worked in the fields of professional assessment, employment, curriculum development and educational technology.

  • Jonathan Levine

    Jonathan Levine

    Jonathan Levine is the CTO of Intermedia.

  • Jonathan Lewis

    Jonathan Lewis

    Jonathan Lewis is the Coordinator for Educational Technology and Library Programs at DC Public Schools. He is also a storyteller for Verizon Innovative Learning Schools, an initiative directed by Digital Promise.

  • Jonathan Tiongco

    Jonathan Tiongco

    Jonathan Tiongco is the Director of BLAST Implementation for Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, a charter management organization in Los Angeles, California.

  • Jonathan Yang

    Jonathan Yang

    ​Jonathan Yang is a sophomore at 916 Mahtomedi Academy in White Bear Lake, MN.

  • Jonathan Zaff

    Jonathan Zaff

    Executive Director, Center for Promise

  • Jon Deane

    Jon Deane

    Jon is the Chief Information Officer at Summit Public Schools

  • Jon Deane, Mira Browne & Dan Carroll

    Jon Deane, Mira Browne & Dan Carroll

    Jon is the Chief Information Officer at Summit Public Schools, Mira is the Director of Development & External Relations at Summit Public Schools, and Dan is a Co-Founder of Clever.

  • Jon Garfinkel

    Jon Garfinkel

    Professor of Finance and Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow at the University of Iowa

  • Jon Hanover

    Jon Hanover

    ​Jon Hanover is the founder and executive director of Roots Elementary School.

  • Jon Hazell

    Jon Hazell

    Oklahoma's 2017 Teacher of the Year

  • Jon Pennington

    Jon Pennington

    Jon Pennington is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Learning Design and Technology at The University of Hawaii while working as the Instructional Technology Specialist at Assets School.

  • Jordan Meranus

    Jordan Meranus

    Jordan is co-founder and CEO of Ellevation Education

  • Jose Ferreira

    Jose Ferreira

    Jose Ferreira is the founder and CEO of Knewton

  • Joseph Randall

    Joseph Randall

    ​Joseph Randall is a 21-year-old aspiring businessman, entrepreneur, and investor.

  • Joseph Williams

    Joseph Williams

    Joseph Williams is a political journalist, blogger, education writer and essayist in Washington, D.C.

  • Joseph Wilson

    Joseph Wilson

    Joseph Wilson is a Senior Strategist in the Education Technology Cluster at the MaRS Discovery District.

  • Jose Vilson

    Jose Vilson

    Jose Vilson is a math educator, writer, and activist in a New York City public school.

  • Josh Parker

    Josh Parker

    Josh Parker is an instructional coach at District of Columbia Public Schools. He was named Maryland State Teacher of the Year in 2012.

  • Joshua Kim

    Joshua Kim

    Joshua Kim is Director of Digital Learning Initiatives at DCAL, the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning Initiatives

  • JT Ripton

    JT Ripton

    JT Ripton is a freelance healthcare, technology and business writer out of Tampa. He loves to write to inform, educate and provoke minds.

  • Juan Garcia

    Juan Garcia

    Juan Garcia oversees Strategic Partnerships for the Center for Equity in Learning at ACT, working with existing and new partnerships fulfilling ACT’s mission of helping people achieve education and workplace success.

  • Jules Polonetsky

    Jules Polonetsky

    Jules is the Executive Director and Co-chair of the Future of Privacy Forum

  • Julia Donohue

    Julia Donohue

    ​Julia is a student at Reading Memorial High School in Massachusetts.

  • Julia Freeland Fisher

    Julia Freeland Fisher

    Julia Freeland Fisher is the director of education research at the Clayton Christensen Institute

  • Julie Brickman

    Julie Brickman

    Julie Brickman is a Summer Ventures Fellow in the New York office of SJF Ventures.

  • Julie Brown Hunt

    Julie Brown Hunt

    Julie is a Product Manager at Renaissance Learning.

  • Julie Cremin

    Julie Cremin

    Julie is a Digital Learning Specialist at St. John's Prep, a 1:1 iPad school serving 1500 students in grade 6-12 in Massachusetts.

  • Julie Hasfjord

    Julie Hasfjord

    Stem Instructional Leader at Bailey STEM Magnet Middle Prep

  • Julie Hiltz

    Julie Hiltz

    Julie is a National Board Certified Media specialist and also teacherpreneur at the Center for Teaching Quality.

  • Julie Lythcott-Haims

    Julie Lythcott-Haims

    Julie Lythcott-Haims is the author of the New York Times bestselling, How to Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kids for Success.

  • Julie Petersen

    Julie Petersen

    Julie Petersen is a freelance writer who was previously director of communications at NewSchools Venture Fund.

  • Juliet Garcia

    Juliet Garcia

    Juliet is a current Commercial Services Engineer at Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc., and a former STEM teacher with Teach for America.

  • Juliette 'Cricket' Heinze

    Juliette 'Cricket' Heinze

    New York 50 State Rep 2017

  • Julie Willcott

    Julie Willcott

    Julie Wilcott is a former science teacher at Foxcroft Academy in Maine. She currently works with inquiry-based hands-on integrated science learning as an educator at Kennebec Valley Community College and as an independent contractor.

  • Junaid Mubeen

    Junaid Mubeen

    Junaid Mubeen, PhD, is head of product at Whizz Education

  • Justin Aglio

    Justin Aglio

    Justin Aglio served as a teacher, principal, and is now the Director of Innovation at Montour School District in Pennsylvania.

  • Justin Baeder

    Justin Baeder

    Justin Baeder is Director of The Principal Center and the High-Performance Instructional Leadership Network.

  • Justin Eames

    Justin Eames

    Justin is currently the technology teacher at the SEED School of Maryland--an independent, public boarding school located in West Baltimore.

  • Justin Mann

    Justin Mann

    Justin is a teacher from Australia and co-founder of Geddit

  • Justin Taylor

    Justin Taylor

    Justin Taylor is a social studies teacher in the Humanities Studies Program at Bulkeley High School in Hartford, Connecticut.

  • Kaela Quinto

    Kaela Quinto

    Kaela Quinto is a freshman at Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School in San Jose, CA.

  • Kai-leé Berke

    Kai-leé Berke

    Kai-leé is CEO of Teaching Strategies

  • Kami Butterfield

    Kami Butterfield

    ​Kami Butterfield is a third grade teacher in Baxter Springs, KS

  • Kara Brooks-Odom

    Kara Brooks-Odom

    ​Kara Brooks-Odom is a 16-year veteran teacher currently working in Howard County, Maryland.

  • Karen Cator

    Karen Cator

    Karen is CEO and President of Digital Promise. Previously, she served as Director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education.

  • Karen Johnson

    Karen Johnson

    Karen Johnson is a Senior Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • Karen Nemeth

    Karen Nemeth

    Author and consulting editor for NAEYC. Developed content for Head Start’s Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center website.

  • Karen Vignare

    Karen Vignare

    Karen Vignare is a researcher and administrator leveraging emerging technology within higher education.

  • Karl Wendt

    Karl Wendt

    Founder and Executive Director of Discover Create Advance

  • Kasey Bell

    Kasey Bell

    Kasey Bell is a Google Certified Innovator and a digital learning consultant with a passion for technology and learning.

  • Katarina Pasinsky

    Katarina Pasinsky

    Katarina Pasinsky is an Innovation Partner at Vidcode, and a former science and literature middle school teacher.

  • Kathy Benemann

    Kathy Benemann

    Kathy is CEO & Founder of Kiyo, Inc and Co-Leader of the NYEdTech Meetups.

  • Katie Finley

    Katie Finley

    Katie Finley was formerly the Marketing Manager for Neu Academic

  • Katrina Keene

    Katrina Keene

    Katrina has been a Director of Innovation, IT Director, and classroom teacher. Katrina currently works for Dell as an Educational Strategist.

  • Kay de Veer

    Kay de Veer

    ​Kay de Veer teaches elementary school at AltSchool, with extensive teaching experience in both public and private schools.

  • Kaylyn Dorland

    Kaylyn Dorland

    Kaylyn Dorland teaches Grade 2 at Queen of Heaven Catholic Elementary School in Southern Ontario, Canada.

  • Keaton Wadzinski

    Keaton Wadzinski

    Student at the University of Virginia

  • Keith Brennan

    Keith Brennan

    Keith is a freelance instructional designer who has worked in coporate training and bricks-and-mortar teaching

  • Keith Devlin

    Keith Devlin

    Keith Devlin is Co-founder & Chief Scientist at BrainQuake and a mathematician in the Stanford University Graduate School of Education.

  • Keith Janelli

    Keith Janelli

    Keith is an Instructional Technology teacher in Howard County, Maryland.

  • Keith Oelrich

    Keith Oelrich

    Keith Oelrich is the CEO of Learning.com.

  • Kelli Anderson

    Kelli Anderson

    Kelli Anderson, a former senior writer for Sports Illustrated, is a freelance writer living in the Bay Area.

  • Kellie Specter

    Kellie Specter

    Kellie is the Senior Director of Communications & Marketing at WNET, New York Public Media.

  • Kelly Blair

    Kelly Blair

    Researcher and curriculum developer.

  • Kelly Urlacher

    Kelly Urlacher

    A former sixth grade teacher, Kelly currently works as a Curriculum Designer for DreamBox Learning and tutors high school students in mathematics.

  • Kelly Young

    Kelly Young

    ​Kelly Young is the director of Education Reimagined, an initiative of Convergence.

  • Ken Halla

    Ken Halla

    Ken Halla is the eLearning Coordinator for Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia

  • Ken Michaels

    Ken Michaels

    Ken Michaels is CEO of Macmillan Learning.

  • Ken Montgomery

    Ken Montgomery

    Executive Director at Design Tech High School

  • Kenneth Klau

    Kenneth Klau

    Kenneth Klau is the Director of Digital Learning at Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

  • Ken Spero

    Ken Spero

    Ken Spero is CEO of Ed Leadership Sims (ELS), which uses computer based simulations to help Education Leaders build resilience, leadership skills, and decision-making capacity.

  • Kentaro Toyama

    Kentaro Toyama

    Kentaro Toyama is the W.K. Kellogg Associate Professor of Community Information at the University of Michigan School of Information.

  • Kenya Ransey

    Kenya Ransey

    Kenya Ransey is an Edtech Integration Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Kerri Lemoie

    Kerri Lemoie

    Kerri Lemoie is the CEO/CTO of OpenWorks Group, LLC in Providence, RI.

  • Kevin Bauman

    Kevin Bauman

    Kevin Bauman is Senior Director of eLearning at the Perkins School for the Blind, which educated Helen Keller. He also serves on Massachusetts' Digital Learning Advisory Council.

  • Kiara Butler

    Kiara Butler

    Kiara Butler is Special Assistant to the Superintendent of Providence Public Schools

  • Kimberly Masiello

    Kimberly Masiello

    Kimberly Masiello is the Literacy Coach at America's Finest Charter School in San Diego, CA. She is a top seller on both TES and Teachers Pay Teachers.

  • Kim Hoffman Kanof

    Kim Hoffman Kanof

    Kim is a Social Studies Teacher at Madison High School in Portland, Oregon.

  • Kira Keane

    Kira Keane

    Kira Keane is a Partner at The Learning Accelerator.

  • Kirsten Clodfelter

    Kirsten Clodfelter

    Kirsten Clodfelter is a freelance writer living in the Midwest, contributing editor for As It Ought to Be and on the editorial staff of New American Press. Her work has been published in The Iowa Review, Narrative Magazine, and Salon.com, among others.

  • Kolby Kerr

    Kolby Kerr

    Kolby Kerr teaches senior English courses at New Tech High @ Coppell, a project-based learning school in the Dallas area.

  • Kristen Eshleman

    Kristen Eshleman

    Kristen Eshleman is Director of Digital Learning Research & Design (DLRD) at Davidson College.

  • Kristen Swanson

    Kristen Swanson

    Kristen is a former teacher, a founder of the EdCamp movement and a senior research leader for BrightBytes.

  • Kristin Cornwell

    Kristin Cornwell

    Kristin teaches 6th grade Humanities at YES Prep Northbrook Middle School.

  • Kristin Daniels

    Kristin Daniels

    Kristin is an Education Technology Consultant for TIES in St. Paul, MN.

  • Krysten Crawford

    Krysten Crawford

    Krysten Crawford is a freelance writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • Kunal Chawla

    Kunal Chawla

    Kunal is a course developer and instructor at Udacity

  • Kyle Pace

    Kyle Pace

    ​Kyle Pace is currently an Instructional Technology Specialist at Lee's Summit Schools in Lee's Summit, Missouri.

  • Lachelle Brant

    Lachelle Brant

    ​Lachelle has spent 13 years in education. She has been both an elementary teacher, and currently serves as an education consultant in the Wyoming Department of Education.

  • Larry Cuban

    Larry Cuban

    Larry Cuban is Professor Emeritus of Education at Stanford University

  • LaToya Fernandez

    LaToya Fernandez

    QueenHype CEO; Rocketship educator

  • Laura Busch

    Laura Busch

    Laura is a technology integrator at Blair Elementary in Waukesha, WI.

  • Laura Conley

    Laura Conley

    Laura Conley is a technology integration facilitator in Arkansas.

  • Laura Du

    Laura Du

    ​Laura Du is a senior at Princeton University passionate about education, technology, and entrepreneurship

  • Laura Fleming

    Laura Fleming

    Laura has been an educator in the state of New Jersey for 15 years. She has been both a classroom teacher and media specialist in grades K-8 and currently as a Library Media Specialist for grades 9-12.

  • Laura Jackson

    Laura Jackson

    ​Laura Jackson is an Educational Strategies Specialist at the Highlander Institute in Rhode Island.

  • Laura Johnson

    Laura Johnson

    Laura has held positions at various organizations throughout the education sector, including the Massachusetts Department of Education, the Boston Museum of Science, and WGBH.

  • Laura McClure

    Laura McClure

    Laura is the Editor of TED's youth and education initiative, TED-Ed.

  • Laura Thrash

    Laura Thrash

    Laura Thrash is in her second year as a Teach For America corps member, and is an eighth grade science teacher in the Charlotte Mecklenburg public school system.

  • Laura Zulliger

    Laura Zulliger

    ​Laura Zulliger heads up growth at Payable.

  • Lauren Acree

    Lauren Acree

    ​Lauren Acree is a Research Associate at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation where she serves as the Policy and Personalized Learning Lead.

  • Lawrence Whisenant

    Lawrence Whisenant

    Lawrence (Drew) is an AP Physics teacher at Arab High School in Arab, Alabama and a FIRST Robotics Competition Team Sponsor.

  • L. Beatriz Arnillas

    L. Beatriz Arnillas

    L. Beatriz Arnillas is the director of IT – education technology for the Houston Independent School District.

  • Leah Belsky & Michal Tsur

    Leah Belsky & Michal Tsur

    Leah is Senior VP of Operations at Kaltura. Michal is President and co-founder of Kaltura

  • Leah Gilliam

    Leah Gilliam

    ​Leah Gilliam is the Director of Hive NYC.

  • Lee Banville

    Lee Banville

    Lee Banville is editor of Gamesandlearning.org and editorial director of the Games and Learning Publishing Council.

  • Leif Nelson

    Leif Nelson

    Leif Nelson is the Director of Learning Technology Solutions at Boise State University.

  • Leon Li

    Leon Li

    Leon Li is the Product Manager of Pearson's Future Technologies team

  • Leslie Feingerts

    Leslie Feingerts

    Leslie Feingerts is a consultant at Bridgespan

  • Lillian Rida

    Lillian Rida

    Lillian is a 16-year-old Syrian Muslim, born and raised in America.

  • Linda Briggs

    Linda Briggs

    Linda L. Briggs has been covering the intersection of business and technology for over 25 years, with a focus on government and education.

  • Lindsey Joyce

    Lindsey Joyce

    Lindsey Joyce is the Digital Marketing and Communications Lead at Istation.

  • Lindsey Own

    Lindsey Own

    Lindsey is a science teacher in Seattle.

  • Lisa Guernsey

    Lisa Guernsey

    Lisa Guernsey is Director of the Learning Technologies Project at New America

  • Lisa Schmucki

    Lisa Schmucki

    Lisa Schmucki is the founder and CEO of edWeb.net.

  • Lisa Wilson

    Lisa Wilson

    EdSurge 50 State Writer

  • Liz Arney

    Liz Arney

    Liz Arney is a partner with the NewSchools Venture Fund and author of Go Blended!

  • Logan Cohen

    Logan Cohen

    Logan Cohen is a cofounder of Kudzoo.

  • Lorena A. Barba

    Lorena A. Barba

    associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at George Washington University

  • Lori K. Lynch

    Lori K. Lynch

    Lori is a former teacher who has spent many years in the classroom developing an RTI framework. Today, Lori serves as part of the Istation leadership team as the VP of Training for Istation.

  • Louise Dube and Carrie Ray-Hill

    Louise Dube and Carrie Ray-Hill

    Louise (L) is Executive Director at iCivics; Carrie (R) is Director of Programming for iCivics

  • Lucy Gray

    Lucy Gray

    Educator & technology consultant who started the 18,000+ Global Education Collaborative network for educators

  • Luke Shepard

    Luke Shepard

    Luke is Chief Technology Officer at eSpark Learning

  • Lynzi Ziegenhagen, Liz Arney

    Lynzi Ziegenhagen, Liz Arney

    Lynzi Ziegenhagen (R) is the Vice President of Technology & Liz Arney (L) is the Director of Innovative Learning at Aspire Public Schools.

  • Maja Bulka

    Maja Bulka

    ​Maja Bulka is a senior at East Leyden High School in Franklin Park, IL.

  • Mandela Schumacher-Hodge

    Mandela Schumacher-Hodge

    Mandela is Kapor Capital's founding Portfolio Services Director.

  • Mandy Morgan

    Mandy Morgan

    New Mexico 50 State Rep 2017

  • Mansi Patadia

    Mansi Patadia

    Mansi is a recent graduate of William Cullen Bryant High School in Queens, New York.

  • Mara Zepeda

    Mara Zepeda

    Mara Zepeda is the co-fouder and CEO of Switchboard

  • Marcia Quackenbush

    Marcia Quackenbush

    Marcia Quackenbush, MS, MFT, MCHES, is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has specialized in adolescents and families. She is Senior Editor at ETR and manager of the ETR blog.

  • Margaret Powers

    Margaret Powers

    Margaret is a Tech Coordinator at The Episcopal Academy

  • Margery Mayer

    Margery Mayer

    Margery is President of Scholastic Education

  • Margie Johnson

    Margie Johnson

    Coordinator of Business Intelligence at Metro Nashville Public Schools

  • Margina Parker

    Margina Parker

    Margina is a middle school English teacher at Burns Middle School in Detroit, MI.

  • Marie Bjerede

    Marie Bjerede

    Marie Bjerede is a former telecom executive, #makermom, and citizen advocate for education. She also runs a local makers club with her daughter.

  • Mariel Reed

    Mariel Reed

    Mariel Reed is a partnership manager at Coursera

  • Marita Diffenbaugh

    Marita Diffenbaugh

    Marita Diffenbaugh serves the Boise School District in Idaho as a K-12 Instructional Technology Manager.

  • Mark Adato

    Mark Adato

    Mark is an implementation manager with Illuminate Education. He formerly worked as a STEM Resource Teacher with the Hawaii Department of Education.

  • Markeisha Grant

    Markeisha Grant

    Markeisha Grant is a research associate with the Community College Research Center.

  • Mark Engstrom

    Mark Engstrom

    Mark Engstrom is the head of middle and upper school at Allen Academy in Bryan, Texas.

  • Mark Milliron

    Mark Milliron

    Mark Milliron is Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer of Civitas Learning.

  • Mark Montero

    Mark Montero

    Mark was a founding teacher at Aspire Titan Academy in Los Angeles and most recently a teacher at Aspire ERES Academy in Oakland, CA.

  • Mark Sorensen

    Mark Sorensen

    ​Mark W. Sorensen has been a Principal, Superintendent, Advisor and Mentor of indigenous schools. He was the 2017 Arizona 50 States rep.

  • Mary Cullinane

    Mary Cullinane

    Mary Cullinane is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s first Chief Content Officer and Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs.

  • Mary Frenson

    Mary Frenson

    Mary Frenson is a Marketing Assistant at Check Director.

  • Mary Lynn Riggs

    Mary Lynn Riggs

    Mary Lynn is the Director of Curriculum and Instruction in Franklin West Supervisory Union in northern Vermont

  • Matt Candler

    Matt Candler

    Matt is founder and CEO of 4.0 Schools, a community that inspires and equips people to build the future of school

  • Matt Drewette-Card

    Matt Drewette-Card

    Matt Drewette-Card has been the Director of Curriculum-Instruction-Assessment for Maine's AOS #94 (www.aos94.org) since 2012.

  • Matthew Greenfield

    Matthew Greenfield

    Co-founder of Rethink Education, a venture capital fund focused on technology for learning. Former literary critic. Willing to learn.

  • Matthew Gross

    Matthew Gross

    Matthew Gross is founder and CEO of Newsela

  • Matthew Johnson

    Matthew Johnson

    Matthew is Associate at Cooley

  • Matthew Pittinsky

    Matthew Pittinsky

    ​Matthew Pittinsky is the CEO of Parchment, and co-founder/former CEO of Blackboard.

  • Matthew Rascoff

    Matthew Rascoff

    Matthew Rascoff is the vice president for Learning Technology and Innovation at University of North Carolina.

  • Matthew Stoltzfus

    Matthew Stoltzfus

    Matthew Stoltzfus works as a Chemistry Lecturer and Digital First Faculty Fellow at Ohio State University.

  • Matt Keowen

    Matt Keowen

    Matt Keowen is VP of Marketing at Guidebook.

  • Matt McDonnell

    Matt McDonnell

    COO at Famigo, Inc.

  • Matt Pittinsky

    Matt Pittinsky

    CEO of Parchment, co-founder of Blackboard

  • Matty Bengloff

    Matty Bengloff

    Matty Bengloff is the Project Director for the Race to the Top grant at Clarksdale Municipal School District in Mississippi.

  • Mauro Gatti

    Mauro Gatti

    Mauro Gatti is digital creative director at JibJab Bros. Studios for StoryBots and StoryBots Classroom.

  • Max Meyers

    Max Meyers

    Max Meyers is a consultant in Deloitte’s Federal Practice and a current GovLab Fellow

  • Maya Hope

    Maya Hope

    Maya is VP of Product and Data at eSpark Learning.

  • Maya Sussman

    Maya Sussman

    Maya is a graduate student in Stanford’s Learning, Design, and Technology program

  • Megan Catalano

    Megan Catalano

    Megan is a student at Reading Memorial High School in Massachusetts.

  • Meghan Amrofell

    Meghan Amrofell

    Meghan Amrofell is our Chief Operating Officer, leading our operations, HR and financial teams, and communications.

  • Meg Whittenberger

    Meg Whittenberger

    Meg Whittenberger is Director of Operations at Zaya Learning Labs, which provides blended learning hardware, software, and training to low-income and offline schools around the world.

  • Mei Hsieh

    Mei Hsieh

    Mei Hsieh is a user experience designer at Artefact

  • Melanie Stevens

    Melanie Stevens

    Melanie Stevens is a sixth-grade English Language Arts teacher at Noble Middle School in Berwick, Maine.

  • Melinda Mechur Karp

    Melinda Mechur Karp

    Melinda Mechur Karp is the assistant director of the Community College Research Center.

  • Melissa Romero

    Melissa Romero

    English Teacher and Missouri 50 State Writer

  • Mercer Hall

    Mercer Hall

    Mercer Hall is a teacher and co-founder of the American Society for Innovation Design in Education

  • Michaela Brown

    Michaela Brown

    Michaela works in communications and business development for a cultural exchange and training company, managing community development projects and partnerships in developing countries.

  • Michael Caulfield

    Michael Caulfield

    Mike Caulfield is the director of blended and networked learning at Washington State University Vancouver.

  • Michael Feldstein

    Michael Feldstein

    Michael is Co-Publisher of the e-Literate blog, Co-Producer of e-Literate TV, and Partner at MindWires Consulting.

  • Michael Hernandez

    Michael Hernandez

    ​Michael has taught high school cinematic arts, broadcast journalism and photography in Los Angeles for 16 years.

  • Michael Lai

    Michael Lai

    Student Outreach Coordinator for Minerva

  • Michael Levine

    Michael Levine

    Michael Levine is the Founding Director of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, which conducts research and builds multi-sector partnerships to scale innovation and investment in promising educational media technologies for children.

  • Michael McDonough

    Michael McDonough

    Texas 50 State Writer

  • Michael Meotti

    Michael Meotti

    Michael Meotti is the founder of Ed Policy Group.

  • Michael "MJ" Linane

    Michael "MJ" Linane

    MJ is a high school teacher at Old Rochester Regional School in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts.

  • Michael Nagler, Ed.D

    Michael Nagler, Ed.D

    Superintendent, Mineola Union Free School

  • Michael West

    Michael West

    ​Michael West serves as both a Technology Facilitator and Instructional Resource Teacher at Wendell Middle School, part of the Wake County Public School System in North Carolina.

  • Michael Weyandt

    Michael Weyandt

    Michael Weyandt is a partner at Team Theory.

  • Michele Eaton

    Michele Eaton

    Director of Virtual & Blended Learning, MSD of Wayne Township

  • Michelle Dervan

    Michelle Dervan

    Michelle is Director of Strategic Partnerships at Pearson in New York and Co-Organizer of the NYEdTech Meetup

  • Michelle Hlubinka

    Michelle Hlubinka

    Michelle Hlubinka is the Education Liaison for Maker Faire.

  • Mikaila Waters

    Mikaila Waters

    Mikaila Waters is the design director of Gradeable, an online portfolio and standards-based grading tool.

  • Mike Baker

    Mike Baker

    Mike Baker is founder and Principal at Mosaic451, a cybersecurity service provider and consultancy with specific expertise in building, operating and defending networks.

  • Mike Buttry

    Mike Buttry

    Mike Buttry is the Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications for Capella Education Company and previously served as Chief of Staff to U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel.

  • Mike Cohen

    Mike Cohen

    Mike Cohen is the CEO and founder of Cignition.

  • Mike Goudzwaard

    Mike Goudzwaard

    Lead Instructional Designer for Digital Learning Initiatives at Dartmouth College

  • Mike Hale, PhD

    Mike Hale, PhD

    Mike has more than 25 years in the field of education, the last 12 focused on the intersection between learning and technology with VitalSource.

  • Mike Lang

    Mike Lang

    Nevada 50 State Writer

  • Mike Marriner

    Mike Marriner

    Mike Marriner is the Director and Co-founder of Roadtrip Nation

  • Mike Muir

    Mike Muir

    Mike is the Multiple Pathways Director for the Auburn School Department in Auburn, Main

  • Mimi Ito

    Mimi Ito

    Mimi Ito is Professor in Residence and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Chair in Digital Media and Learning at UC Irvine

  • Mimi Ko Cruz

    Mimi Ko Cruz

    Communications Manager University of California Humanities Research Institute Digital Media and Learning Research Hub

  • Mira Baliga

    Mira Baliga

    Mira Baliga is a high school senior from Cupertino, California.

  • Mitchel Resnick

    Mitchel Resnick

    Mitchel Resnick, LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research and head of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab, explores how new technologies can engage people in creative learning experiences.

  • Mitch Mosbey

    Mitch Mosbey

    Mitch is a first grade teacher in Noblesville, Indiana at Promise Road Elementary.

  • Molly B. Zielezinski

    Molly B. Zielezinski

    ​Molly B. Zielezinski is a doctoral candidate at the Stanford Graduate School of Education with a dual specialization in Learning Sciences & Technology Design and Curriculum & Teacher Education.

  • Monica Bilak

    Monica Bilak

    ​Monica Bilak is director of Sprocket, a nonprofit makerspace in Paducah Independent Schools in Paducah, Kentucky.

  • Monica Brady-Myerov

    Monica Brady-Myerov

    Monica Brady-Myerov is founder and CEO of Listenwise and a 25-year veteran public radio journalist

  • Morgan Matthews

    Morgan Matthews

    Morgan Matthews is the Presidential Fellow at Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning.

  • Mr. Brian Gatens

    Mr. Brian Gatens

    Brian is the Superintendent of Emerson School District in New Jersey.

  • Muhammed Chaudhry

    Muhammed Chaudhry

    President and CEO for the Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF)

  • Nafez Dakkak

    Nafez Dakkak

    Nafez is a visiting fellow with New America and the manager of Edraak.org.

  • Nancy Anderson

    Nancy Anderson

    Nancy is Associate at Cooley

  • Nancy MacIntyre

    Nancy MacIntyre

    Nancy MacIntyre is the founder and CEO of Fingerprint

  • Nancy Millichap

    Nancy Millichap

    Nancy Millichap is a program officer with EDUCAUSE.

  • Natalie Davis

    Natalie Davis

    Natalie Davis taught elementary school students in Richmond for 12 years before becoming an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher (ITRT).

  • Natalie Pennington

    Natalie Pennington

    New York 50 State Rep 2017

  • Nathan Martin

    Nathan Martin

    Nathan Martin is a manager for efficacy and innovation at Pearson in the Office of the Chief Education Advisor.

  • Ned Kirsch

    Ned Kirsch

    ​Ned Kirsch is the Superintendent of Schools of Franklin West Supervisory Union in Vermont.

  • Nelson Gonzalez

    Nelson Gonzalez

    Nelson Gonzalez is the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Declara.

  • Nelson Heller

    Nelson Heller

    President of The HellerResults Group, a global strategic consultancy, and founder of The Heller Reports newsletters and the EdNET Conference.

  • Nettrice Gaskins

    Nettrice Gaskins

    Dr. Gaskins is director of the STEAM Lab at Boston Arts Academy.

  • Nichole Dobo

    Nichole Dobo

    Nichole Dobo writes about blended learning for The Hechinger Report.

  • Nichole Husa

    Nichole Husa

    ​Nichole Husa is a Personalized Learning Officer for Cornerstone Charter Schools.

  • Nick DiNardo

    Nick DiNardo

    Nick DiNardo is the founder and host of the Meet Education Project, a podcast series featuring teachers, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders on the future of learning.

  • Nick Gidwani

    Nick Gidwani

    Nick Gidwani is the founder of SkilledUp, a platform to discover online courses, with over 70,000 courses from over 300 providers. He’s hard at work building the tools that will change education.

  • Nick Hutchinson

    Nick Hutchinson

    Executive Director of US2020

  • Nick Sheltrown

    Nick Sheltrown

    Dr. Nick Sheltrown is Vice President of Analytics and Accountability at National Heritage Academies.

  • Nicole Messier

    Nicole Messier

    Nicole Messier is the CEO and co-founder of blink blink, a start up designing creative circuit kits to engineer DIY, arts & fashion projects with technology.

  • Nicole Neal

    Nicole Neal

    Nicole Neal is the CEO of Noodle Markets, K-12’s first purchasing platform and national marketplace. She co-founded the company with John Katzman in 2015.

  • Nihal ElRayess

    Nihal ElRayess

    Nihal ElRayess works on Teach For America's Technology Solutions team. Her career has ranged from teaching 1st grade to product management at a TechCrunch50 Finalist startup.

  • Nira Dale

    Nira Dale

    ​Nira Dale is an Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE), English teacher, and a K-12 instructional specialist.

  • Nitzan Pelman

    Nitzan Pelman

    Nitzan Pelman is co-founder of ReUp Education

  • Noelene Callaghan

    Noelene Callaghan

    Noelene Callaghan is a Teacher of Technology at Rooty Hill High School in and a Councillor of The Teachers’ Guild of New South Wales, Australia.

  • Norian Caporale-Berkowitz

    Norian Caporale-Berkowitz

    Norian Caporale-Berkowitz is Student Experience Manager at Minerva Project

  • Norton Gusky

    Norton Gusky

    For over 20 years, Norton worked as the coordinator of educational technology for the Fox Chapel Area School District in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He currently works as an educational technology broker.

  • Omar Nasr

    Omar Nasr

    Omar Nasr is a student at MOUSE/Baccalaureate School for Global Education (BSGE). He will be a freshman at Carnegie Mellon University in the fall.

  • Ossa Fisher

    Ossa Fisher

    Ossa Fisher is Chief Marketing Officer of Istation, a comprehensive e-learning program used by more than four million students and educators around the world.

  • Owen Willis

    Owen Willis

    Owen is a former special education teacher with expertise in data analysis, business development and product management.

  • Pamela Anderson

    Pamela Anderson

    Pamela M. Anderson, PhD, is an applied developmental psychologist specializing in adolescent development and a Senior Research Associate at ETR.

  • Pamela Horne

    Pamela Horne

    Pam serves as Vice Provost for Enrollment Management at Purdue University

  • Pamela Jakwerth Drake

    Pamela Jakwerth Drake

    Pamela Jakwerth Drake, PhD, is Senior Research Scientist at ETR.

  • Pam Moran

    Pam Moran

    Pam Moran is superintendent of Albemarle County Public Schools in Virginia.

  • Parker Thomas

    Parker Thomas

    Parker is a consultant helping schools and businesses integrate making and design thinking

  • Pat Phillips

    Pat Phillips

    Pat Phillips is a systemic innovator at Bismarck Public Schools.

  • Patrice Torcivia

    Patrice Torcivia

    Patrice specializes in production and support for MOOCs and digital initiatives at Cornell University.

  • Patricia Dallas

    Patricia Dallas

    ​Patricia Dallas is a twenty-year veteran early childhood special education teacher at the Richardson Park Elementary School, Red Clay School District in Wilmington, Delaware.

  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright

    Vice President of Professional Services for Rethink

  • Patrick Atwater

    Patrick Atwater

    Patrick is currently co-founder of Stag Hunt Enterprises, a publishing startup pioneering political economy insights.

  • Patrick Gusman

    Patrick Gusman

    Patrick is the president and managing director of the Equal Footing Foundation, and managing director of Social Sector Innovations’ Startup Middle School.

  • Patrick Snedden

    Patrick Snedden

    Patrick Snedden is the Executive Chair of the Manaiakalani Education Trust

  • Paula Moran

    Paula Moran

    Paula currently works as a Sr. Instructional Designer for Chevron Federal Credit Union, developing both technical and soft skills training.

  • Paul France

    Paul France

    Paul France is a National Board Certified Educator and Reading Specialist at AltSchool in San Francisco, California.

  • Paul Freedman

    Paul Freedman

    Paul Freedman is founding partner and CEO of Entangled Ventures

  • Paul Kim

    Paul Kim

    Paul is currently a social studies teacher at Colorado Academy in Denver, Colorado.

  • Paul Perilla

    Paul Perilla

    A young entrepreneur with great ambition. Intern for EdSurge during the summer of 2015.

  • Paul Tough

    Paul Tough

    Paul is a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine and author of “Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why”

  • Peps McCrea

    Peps McCrea

    Peps is a learning designer and teacher educator at a large university in the UK. He is a co-founder at Numeracy Ready and OpenPlan.

  • Pernille Ripp

    Pernille Ripp

    Pernille Ripp is a Wisconsin teacher who has taught 4th, 5th, and 7th grade.

  • Peter Bencivenga

    Peter Bencivenga

    Peter Bencivenga is the President and Chief Operating Officer of CaseNEX and its DataCation division.

  • Peter Burrows

    Peter Burrows

    Peter Burrows is a tech reporter.

  • Peter D. Lenn, Ph.D.

    Peter D. Lenn, Ph.D.

    Peter Lenn is a former rocket scientist with degrees from M.I.T. and Northwestern. He was an early pioneer in using a flipped classroom model to dramatically improve outcomes for high school, college, and on-the-job learners.

  • Peter Gault

    Peter Gault

    Peter is Co-Founder of Quill.org.

  • Peter Glenn

    Peter Glenn

    ​Peter Glenn is CEO & Co-Founder of CrowdSchool.

  • Peter Hutton

    Peter Hutton

    Peter is Head of Beaver Country Day School

  • Peter Martini

    Peter Martini

    Peter Martini is the President of iBoss Cybersecurity.

  • Peter Poer

    Peter Poer

    Peter is the content lead for Magoosh, an online test-prep company in Berkeley, CA

  • Peter Scott

    Peter Scott

    Peter Scott is a journalist and editor who has been covering healthcare, business and lifestyle trends for more than 20 years. You can contact him at PeterEditorial@gmail.com.

  • Peter Smith

    Peter Smith

    Peter Smith is the Orkand Endowed Chair and Professor of Innovative Practices in Higher Education at University of Maryland University College (UMUC).

  • Pete Wheelan

    Pete Wheelan

    Pete Wheelan is CEO of InsideTrack

  • Phil Hill

    Phil Hill

    Phil is Co-Publisher of the e-Literate blog, Co-Producer of e-Literate TV, and Partner at MindWires Consulting. 

  • Philip Hickman

    Philip Hickman

    Dr. Philip Hickman is the superintendent for Columbus Municipal School District in Mississippi.

  • Piia Martikainen

    Piia Martikainen

    Piia Martikainen teaches geography and biology at Torkinmäki School in Kokkola, Finland.

  • Quinn Winters

    Quinn Winters

    Quinn Winters is a former Virtual Viking hailing from Lynbrook High School and current Case Western student who is in love with edtech. Currently interning at InstaEDU.

  • Rachel Hamburg

    Rachel Hamburg

    Rachel Hamburg is a writer, researcher, and podcast producer

  • Rachel Pierson

    Rachel Pierson

    Rachel Pierson is a learner, a teacher, and a technology lover currently serving as a STEM teacher in southern Minnesota.

  • Raffaela Rein

    Raffaela Rein

    Raffaela is founder and CEO of CareerFoundry, Europe’s leading vocational edtech platform for the digital economy.

  • Rafia Alamgir

    Rafia Alamgir

    Rafia Alamgir is an incoming eleventh grade student at Baccalaureate School for Global Education (BSGE) in Queens, NY.

  • Rafranz Davis

    Rafranz Davis

    Rafranz is an instructional technology specialist at Arlington ISD in Texas.

  • Ralph Lucci

    Ralph Lucci

    Ralph Lucci is the cofounder and user experience director at Behavior Design. He has worked with the University of Michigan and the Cooper Union to evolve their sites.

  • Randi Weingarten

    Randi Weingarten

    Randi Weingarten is president of the American Federation of Teachers.

  • Randy Weiner

    Randy Weiner

    Randy Weiner is Co-founder & CEO at BrainQuake, a former teacher, & Co-founder and former Chair of the Board at Urban Montessori Charter School in Oakland, CA.

  • Ranjani Sundaresan

    Ranjani Sundaresan

    Ranjani is a junior at Seattle University

  • Rebecca Givens Rolland

    Rebecca Givens Rolland

    writer, educator, photographer and scientific advisor for Kiko Labs

  • Rebecca Natow

    Rebecca Natow

    Rebecca Natow is an assistant professor at Hofstra University and a senior research associate with the Community College Research Center.

  • Rebecca Recco

    Rebecca Recco

    Rebecca is an elementary art teacher in West Virginia.

  • Reeve Hamilton

    Reeve Hamilton

    Reeve covers higher education and politics, and hosts the weekly podcast for The Texas Tribune. His writing also appears in Texas Monthly and The Texas Observer. Born in Houston and raised in Mass., he has a bachelor's degree in English from Vanderbilt.

  • Renee Hill

    Renee Hill

    Renee Hill is Assistant Superintendent in Riverside Unified School District.

  • Rex Salisbury

    Rex Salisbury

    ​Rex is a full-stack developer and bootcamp graduate.

  • Rian Ervin

    Rian Ervin

    Rian Ervin is a freelance writer specializing in the topics of technology, education, HR and talent management, and personal finance.

  • Ricardo Elizalde

    Ricardo Elizalde

    Ricardo is an English language learner teacher in the San Francisco Unified School District.

  • Richard Collins

    Richard Collins

    Richard Collins is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Istation.

  • Richard Culatta

    Richard Culatta

    Richard Culatta is the director of the US Office of Education Technology.

  • Richard L. Gay

    Richard L. Gay

    Richard L. Gay is the purchasing manager at Baltimore County Public Schools.

  • Richard Taylor

    Richard Taylor

    Richard Taylor has worked in various marketing and communications capacities for education companies in the UK and is currently a consultant, business mentor, public speaker, and angel investor.

  • Rick Hess

    Rick Hess

    A former high school social studies teacher, Rick Hess writes about educator and teaches or has taught at the University of Virginia, the University of Pennsylvania, and more.

  • Rick Staisloff

    Rick Staisloff

    Rick Staisloff is the founder of rpk GROUP

  • Rick Stout

    Rick Stout

    Rick Stout is the superintendent of Onslow County Schools in North Carolina.

  • Rob Dickson

    Rob Dickson

    Rob Dickson currently directs the instructional technology program and all of the technology infrastructure work for Omaha Public Schools as the Executive Director of Information Management Systems.

  • Robert Dillon

    Robert Dillon

    Dr. Robert Dillon serves the students and community of the Affton School District as Director of Technology and Innovation.

  • Robert Huizar

    Robert Huizar

    Robert Huizar is a former Teach For America corps member and Rocketship teacher who joined Zeal as the Founding Math Coach.

  • Robert J. Harris

    Robert J. Harris

    Robert is Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources at Lexington Public Schools in Massachusetts

  • Robert Litt

    Robert Litt

    6th Grade teacher in Oakland

  • Robert McGuire

    Robert McGuire

    Robert McGuire is editor of the SkilledUp blog.

  • Roberto Gonzalez

    Roberto Gonzalez

    RI 50 State Writer

  • Robert Strazzarino

    Robert Strazzarino

    Robert is Founder and Managing Director of College Scheduler

  • Rob Grimshaw

    Rob Grimshaw

    Rob Grimshaw is the CEO of TES Global.

  • Rob Schwartz

    Rob Schwartz

    Rob Schwartz is a partner at the Silicon Schools Fund and a former teacher, principal, Chief Academic Officer and Executive Director in the education sector.

  • Robyn Darling-Greenley

    Robyn Darling-Greenley

    Robyn Darling-Greenley is a Humanities Teacher at South Valley Preparatory School in Albuquerque, NM

  • Robyn Howton

    Robyn Howton

    ​Robyn Howton is a National Board Certified English Teacher at Mount Pleasant High School in Brandywine School District, Wilmington, DE.

  • Rodney Turner

    Rodney Turner

    ​Rodney is a Technology Integration Specialist in Glendale, AZ. He is a teacher and educational consultant with more than 13 years.

  • Roger Cook

    Roger Cook

    Roger Cook is the Superintendent of the Taylor County School District in Campbellsville, Kentucky.

  • Rohan Mahimker

    Rohan Mahimker

    Rohan Mahimker is the Co-CEO of ProdigyGame.com, which makes a Pokémon-style math game aligned to the CCSS curriculum.

  • Romain Bertrand

    Romain Bertrand

    Romain Bertrand is the Multi-Classroom Leader for math at Ranson IB middle school

  • Ron Drabkin

    Ron Drabkin

    Ron Drabkin is vice president of marketing, at OpenEd, an ACT Assessment Technologies company

  • Ronen Habib

    Ronen Habib

    Ronen (Roni) is a teacher at Gunn High School and an Imagine K-12 Teacher-in-Residence.

  • Ronnie Burt

    Ronnie Burt

    Ronnie leads the Edublogs and CampusPress projects.

  • Ron Spreeuwenberg

    Ron Spreeuwenberg

    Ron Spreeuwenberg is the CEO of HiMama.

  • Rony Zarom

    Rony Zarom

    Rony is founder and CEO of newrow_

  • Roshni Mirchandani

    Roshni Mirchandani

    Roshni is a math teacher and Director of Technology Integration in Providence, Rhode Island.

  • Ross Cooper

    Ross Cooper

    Ross is the Supervisor of Instructional Practice K-12 in the Salisbury Township School District (1:1 MacBook/iPad) in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

  • Ross Friebel

    Ross Friebel

    Ross is the Director of Digital Learning and Teaching Services at Onslow County Schools in North Carolina.

  • Rudy Blanco

    Rudy Blanco

    Rudy Blanco is currently the Digital Learning Coordinator at The Dreamyard Preparatory School in the Bronx, New York.

  • Rupa Chandra Gupta

    Rupa Chandra Gupta

    Rupa is co-founder and CEO of Sown to Grow

  • Rusul Alrubail

    Rusul Alrubail

    Rusul is a writer on education, teaching and learning

  • Ryan Craig

    Ryan Craig

    Ryan Craig is a founding Managing Director of University Ventures

  • Ryan Fuhrman

    Ryan Fuhrman

    2017 Wyoming Teacher of the Year

  • Ryan Hunt

    Ryan Hunt

    Ryan Hunt is a Maker and educator living in London, Ontario, Canada and cofounder of the MakerBus, Canada’s first mobile Makerspace.

  • Ryan Porter

    Ryan Porter

    Ryan Porter is the founder of RaiseYourFlag.com.

  • Sabba Quidwai

    Sabba Quidwai

    Sabba is Director of Innovative Learning at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California

  • Sabina Bharwani

    Sabina Bharwani

    Sabina Bharwani is the Managing Director of Innovation Strategy & Partnerships at Teach For America and the Founder of Hello World Tech Studio.

  • Sabrina Manville

    Sabrina Manville

    Director of Efficacy in the Office of the Chief Education Advisor at Pearson

  • Sage Salvo

    Sage Salvo

    Gil Perkins, doing business as Sage Salvo, is the artist, scholar, and social entrepreneur founder of Words Liive, LLC.

  • Sajan George

    Sajan George

    Sajan George is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Matchbook Learning.

  • Sal Khan

    Sal Khan

    Sal is Founder and CEO of Khan Academy

  • Sam Chaudhary

    Sam Chaudhary

    Sam Chaudhary is the co-founder and CEO of ClassDojo

  • Samir Bolar

    Samir Bolar

    Samir Bolar is the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Mastery Design Collaborative (MDC)

  • Sam Patterson

    Sam Patterson

    Sam teaches technology for grades K-5

  • Sandra Wiseman

    Sandra Wiseman

    West Virginia 50 States Rep 2017

  • Santiago Melo

    Santiago Melo

    Santiago Melo is a Senior Portfolio Associate in Acumen

  • Sara Boucher

    Sara Boucher

    ​Sara Boucher is K-5 technology teacher from Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Sarah Cornelius

    Sarah Cornelius

    Sarah Cornelius is a Content Marketing Specialist at Edmentum

  • Sarah O'Rourke

    Sarah O'Rourke

    design professional at Autodesk

  • Sarah Vaala

    Sarah Vaala

    Sarah Vaala is a Senior Fellow at the Cooney Center

  • Sargy Letuchy

    Sargy Letuchy

    Sargy Letuchy is a Bilingual ESL Teacher at Bolingbrook High School in Wheeling, Illinois.

  • Satish Subramanian

    Satish Subramanian

    Satish Subramanian is the marketing manager of Dremel DigiLab for the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation.

  • Scott Freschet

    Scott Freschet

    Scott Freschet is a director at Actively Learn.

  • Scott Greenan

    Scott Greenan

    Scott Greenan is the Director of Global Content Strategy for Gutenberg Technology.

  • Scott Haselwood

    Scott Haselwood

    ​Scott is currently pursuing his PhD in Educational Technology. Previously, he taught high school math for almost 20 years, most recently stationed at Edmond Memorial High School in Edmond, Oklahoma.

  • Scott Kotarides

    Scott Kotarides

    Father, soccer coach, Tottenham Hotspur fan, instructional technologist, blogger, 21st century educator and aspiring minimalist.

  • Scott Morgan

    Scott Morgan

    Scott is the Founder & CEO of Education Pioneers

  • Scott Welch

    Scott Welch

    Scott Welch is the co-founder and VP at Edsby. He was previously co-founder and Product Manager at FirstClass. He can be reached at scott@edsby.com

  • Sean Brennan

    Sean Brennan

    Sean is a senior strategist and envisioner at Continuum, a global innovation design consultancy

  • Sean Hobson

    Sean Hobson

    Sean is the Chief Design Officer at EdPlus at ASU.

  • Sean Tupa

    Sean Tupa

    Manager of Education Programs and Research at Turnitin

  • Sean Wolohan

    Sean Wolohan

    ​Sean Wolohan is a member of the Notre Dame ACE Teaching Fellowship Program and a middle school STEM teacher at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

  • Sharon Davison

    Sharon Davison

    VT 50 State Writer

  • Sharon Goodall

    Sharon Goodall

    Director of innovations in Learning Design & Solutions at University of Maryland University College

  • Shauntel Poulson

    Shauntel Poulson

    Shauntel Poulson is a General Partner at Reach Capital.

  • Shawn Rubin

    Shawn Rubin

    Shawn Rubin is the Director of Blended Learning at the Highlander Institute in Providence, RI, and also the co-founder and CEO of Metryx.

  • Shay David

    Shay David

    Shay David is the Chief Revenue Officer and co-founder of Kaltura and a visiting Fellow at the Yale Information Society Project

  • Shelly Blake-Plock

    Shelly Blake-Plock

    Shelly Blake-Plock is co-founder and CEO at An Estuary. He is a former teacher and trainer.

  • Shelly Terrell

    Shelly Terrell

    Shelly is the co-founder of #edchat and #ELTChat, a teacher trainer, and an author.

  • Shereef Bishay

    Shereef Bishay

    Shereef is the founder of Dev Boocamp

  • Sheri Handel

    Sheri Handel

    Sheri Handel is a learning design consultant who writes regularly on educational issues

  • Sherri Bealkowski

    Sherri Bealkowski

    ​Sherri Bealkowski is an education technology professional and the author of Coffee Shop Mentor: Winning in K‑12

  • Shiva Kintali

    Shiva Kintali

    Dr. Shiva Kintali is the Founder & CEO of TrueShelf, an AI powered adaptive learning platform.

  • Sho Ota

    Sho Ota

    Sho Ota is a 9th grader at Lynbrook High School in San Jose, CA.

  • Shreyans Bhansali

    Shreyans Bhansali

    Shreyans Bhansali is the co-founder and CTO of Socratic, and was previously the 1st employee at Venmo.

  • Shuchi Grover

    Shuchi Grover

    Shuchi Grover, Ph.D., is a research scientist at SRI International’s Center for Technology in Learning.

  • Sidharth Kakkar

    Sidharth Kakkar

    Sidharth Kakkar is a co-founder and CEO of Front Row Education, which makes adaptive math learning iPad software for K-5 students.

  • SoulPancake

    SoulPancake

    Chew on life's big questions. Make stuff that matters.

  • Spike Cook

    Spike Cook

    Dr. Spike C. Cook is Principal of RM Bacon Elementary for the Millville Public School District in New Jersey.

  • Stacey Childress

    Stacey Childress

    Stacey M. Childress is chief executive officer of NewSchools Venture Fund. She was previously Deputy Director of Education at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • Stacey Closser

    Stacey Closser

    Stacey is a professional writer and editor with fifteen years experience covering business, consumer and health topics.

  • Stacey Humienny

    Stacey Humienny

    Stacey is a Special Education teacher in South Carolina.

  • Stacey Roshan

    Stacey Roshan

    ​Stacey Roshan is Upper School Technology Coordinator and Math teacher at Bullis School.

  • Stacey Wang

    Stacey Wang

    Stacey Wang is the Advisor to the Superintendent at the Oakland Unified School District.

  • Stan Freeda

    Stan Freeda

    ​Stan is the State Educational Technology Director and online learning specialist at the New Hampshire Department of Education.

  • Stefan Amrine

    Stefan Amrine

    Stefan Amrine is a Bay Area writer, editor and educator.

  • Stefanina Baker

    Stefanina Baker

    Stefanina Baker teaches 11th and 12th grade English Language Arts inclusion classes at William Penn High School in the Colonial School district located in New Castle, Delaware.

  • Stefany Bolaños

    Stefany Bolaños

    Stefany teaches at Universidad Francisco Marroquín in Guatemala and is executive sales director at Learnhub

  • Stepan Mekhitarian

    Stepan Mekhitarian

    Stepan Mekhitarian is a Blended Learning and Data Coordinator for the Los Angeles Unified School District.

  • Stephanie Chen

    Stephanie Chen

    Stephanie Chen is a marketing assistant at BoniO, Inc, and a recent graduate from the University of California, Berkeley.

  • Stephanie Hirsh

    Stephanie Hirsh

    Stephanie Hirsh is executive director of Learning Forward, a non profit dedicated to increasing student achievement and educator effectiveness through standards-based professional learning.

  • Stephen Laster

    Stephen Laster

    Stephen Laster is the Chief Digital Officer of McGraw-Hill Education.

  • Stephen M. Kosslyn

    Stephen M. Kosslyn

    Stephen Kosslyn is Founding Dean of the Minerva Schools at KGI

  • Stephen M. Smith

    Stephen M. Smith

    Stephen M. Smith is President of Advising and Admissions Solutions at Hobsons

  • Stephen Newton

    Stephen Newton

    Stephen is Research Director of LearnLaunch Institute

  • Stephen Solomon

    Stephen Solomon

    Stephen Solomon is Sr. Editor for Education at FEN Learning.

  • Stephen Wolfram

    Stephen Wolfram

    Stephen Wolfram is the creator of Mathematica, Wolfram Alpha and the Wolfram Language, and the author of “A New Kind of Science”

  • Steve Blank

    Steve Blank

    Serial entrepreneur-turned-educator and author, Steve Blank has changed how startups are built and how entrepreneurship is taught around the globe.

  • Steven Bell

    Steven Bell

    Steven Bell is the Associate University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services at Temple University and is a co-founder of the Blended Librarian’s Online Learning Community on the Learning Times Network.

  • Steven Guttentag

    Steven Guttentag

    Steven Guttentag is co-founder and president of Connections Education

  • Steven Morgan

    Steven Morgan

    New Mexico 50 State Rep 2017

  • Steven Rasmussen

    Steven Rasmussen

    Steven Rasmussen is an educational consultant at SR Education Associates

  • Steve Palley

    Steve Palley

    Steve is the co-founder of ApplyMap and a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at UCLA

  • Steve Rappaport

    Steve Rappaport

    Dr. Steve Rappaport has 25 years of experience in education and the education industry. He has held executive positions in for-profit companies and non-profit organizations.

  • Steve Silvius

    Steve Silvius

    Steve is co-founder of Three Ring

  • Stewart McDonald

    Stewart McDonald

    Alaska Superintendent and EdSurge 50 State Writer

  • Sunanda Vaidheesh

    Sunanda Vaidheesh

    Sunanda currently works in Pearson Education’s higher education division as a Technical Product Manager.

  • Sundar Chari

    Sundar Chari

    Director of Innovation & Technology for Education for Change

  • Susan Bearden

    Susan Bearden

    Susan M. Bearden is the Director of Information Technology at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, FL.

  • Susan Nall Bales

    Susan Nall Bales

    Susan is founder of and senior advisor to the FrameWorks Institute

  • Susan Wells

    Susan Wells

    Susan Wells is the founder of TechTerra Training, the TechTerra curriculum, and Camp TechTerra, a STEM-based program inspired and informed by Maker Education and Project Based Learning. She has worked as a consultant for Bloxels.

  • Suzanne Banas

    Suzanne Banas

    Suzanne is a ​STEM Science Leader at South Miami Middle Community School.

  • Suzanne Clinton

    Suzanne Clinton

    S​uzanne Clinton is a writer who works with schools and organizations on economic development projects in Kentucky.

  • Suzanne R. Alka

    Suzanne R. Alka

    Suzanne R. Alka, Ed.D., is assistant superintendent of Yuma Elementary School District One in Yuma, AZ.

  • Suzi Wilczynski

    Suzi Wilczynski

    Suzi Wilczynski, a former archaeologist and middle school teacher, is the founder and president of Dig-It! Games

  • Sylvia Martinez

    Sylvia Martinez

    co-author of Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom

  • Taiwo Demola

    Taiwo Demola

    ​Taiwo Demola is an alumnus of Sophia Academy's class of 2014

  • Taliq Tillman

    Taliq Tillman

    Taliq Tillman is a junior at the Met High School in Providence

  • Tammy Wincup

    Tammy Wincup

    Tammy Wincup is COO of EverFi.

  • Tanesha Dixon

    Tanesha Dixon

    ​Tanesha is a middle school social studies teacher and Technology Integration Coach at Wheatley Education Campus in Northeast Washington, D.C.

  • Tara Lifland

    Tara Lifland

    Tara Lifland is an Instructional Designer for the George Washington University’s eDesign Shop.

  • Tara Subramaniam

    Tara Subramaniam

    high school senior and co-founder of Student Voice

  • Tatum Omari

    Tatum Omari

    Tatum is Director of Curriculum at Education.com and a former kindergarten teacher.

  • Taylor Bennett

    Taylor Bennett

    freelance writer

  • Taylor Haun

    Taylor Haun

    Taylor Haun is a music instructor at Lake Travis STEM Academy in Austin, Texas

  • Teresa Ozoa

    Teresa Ozoa

    Teresa Ozoa is an English teacher at University High School in Irvine, CA.

  • Teri Bauerly

    Teri Bauerly

    South Dakota 50 State Writer 2016-2017

  • Teri Preisler

    Teri Preisler

    Teri Preisler is the Superintendent of Tri-City United School District ISD 2905 in Minnesota.

  • Terry Grier

    Terry Grier

    Terry is the superintendent of the Houston Independent School District.

  • Tess Pajaron

    Tess Pajaron

    Tess Pajaron is a Community Manager at Open Colleges

  • Tess Ross-Callahan

    Tess Ross-Callahan

    ​Tess Ross-Callahan is a first-year student at Tufts University and a recent graduate of Arlington High School.

  • Thomas Arnett

    Thomas Arnett

    Thomas Arnett is an Education Research Fellow at theClayton Christensen Institute and author of “Connecting Ed & Tech: A Case Study on Partnership and Collaboration.”

  • Thomas Arnett

    Thomas Arnett

    Thomas Arnett is an Education Research Fellow at theClayton Christensen Institute and author of “Connecting Ed & Tech: A Case Study on Partnership and Collaboration.”

  • Thomas C. Murray

    Thomas C. Murray

    Tom Murray serves as the State and District Digital Learning Director for the Alliance for Excellent Education

  • Thomas Ketchell

    Thomas Ketchell

    Thomas is co-founder and CEO of Hstry

  • Thomas Rooney

    Thomas Rooney

    Thomas Rooney is the Superintendent of Lindsay Unified School District.

  • Tim Holt

    Tim Holt

    Tim is the Director of Instructional Technology for El Paso ISD in El Paso, Texas.

  • Tim Hudson

    Tim Hudson

    Dr. Tim Hudson is Vice President of Learning for DreamBox Learning, Inc.

  • Tim Jones

    Tim Jones

    Tim is an elementary teacher at Brentwood Academy in East Palo Alto, California.

  • Timothy D. Harfield

    Timothy D. Harfield

    Timothy D. Harfield is Senior Product Marketing Manager for Analytics at Blackboard Inc.

  • Tina Lee

    Tina Lee

    Tina Lee is a mom and Founder/CEO of MotherCoders, a non-profit that helps moms on-ramp to careers in technology.

  • TJ D'Agostino

    TJ D'Agostino

    TJ D’Agostino is the Associate Director at Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE).

  • Todd Flory

    Todd Flory

    ​Todd Flory is a 4th grade teacher at Wheatland Elementary School in Andover, Kansas.

  • Todd Maurer

    Todd Maurer

    Todd Maurer is a Partner at Educated Ventures and Founder of 3/1 Global Research

  • Tomoe Hashimoto

    Tomoe Hashimoto

    Sony Global Education

  • Tom Ogletree

    Tom Ogletree

    Tom Olgetree is director of social impact at General Assembly.

  • Tom Segal

    Tom Segal

    Tom Segal is an Analyst for Rethink Education, coauthor of the Education Week blog “Reimagining K-12,” and is writing a series for the Huffington Post, “Rethinking the Learning Experience.”

  • Tom Vander Ark

    Tom Vander Ark

    Tom Vander Ark is author of Smart Cities that Work for Everyone, and CEO of Getting Smart, a learning advocacy firm.

  • Tom Wheeler

    Tom Wheeler

    Tom Wheeler is Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission

  • Tom Whitby

    Tom Whitby

    As a founder of #Edchat, Tom has been a major player in the Connected Educator movement. He is has over 40 years experience in K12 classrooms and Higher Education.

  • Tonika Cheek Clayton

    Tonika Cheek Clayton

    Tonika Cheek Clayton is the Managing Partner of the Tools & Services team at NewSchools.

  • Toni Maraviglia

    Toni Maraviglia

    Toni is the co-founder and CEO of MPrep, a company that makes educational resources accessible to the most remote areas of Kenya using simple, widely-used technology.

  • Tonio DeSorrento

    Tonio DeSorrento

    Tonio is CEO of Vemo Education

  • Tony Ngo

    Tony Ngo

    Tony is an education entrepreneur and investor in Los Angeles, CA and Vietnam

  • Tony Porterfield

    Tony Porterfield

    software engineer and advocate for improving the security of online applications used by children and students

  • Tony Sinanis

    Tony Sinanis

    Dr. Tony Sinanis is currently a Lead Learner at Cantiague Elementary School in Jericho, New York.

  • Tony Skauge

    Tony Skauge

    Tony is the Services Program Manager at Edmentum.

  • Tony Zanders

    Tony Zanders

    Tony is Head of Communications and Outreach at 4.0 Schools and Founder of Applyful.com

  • Toria Williams

    Toria Williams

    ​Toria Williams is the Director of Innovation and Technology for Alliance College Ready Public Schools in Southern California.

  • Tracey Dunn

    Tracey Dunn

    ​Tracey Dunn is a Kindergarten teacher at Hopkins Elementary School in Mentor, Ohio.

  • Tracey Winey

    Tracey Winey

    Tracey Winey is a media and STEM specialist in the Poudre School District.

  • Travis Lape

    Travis Lape

    Travis is a Technology Integrationist at Harrisburg South Middle School in South Dakota.

  • Trenton Goble

    Trenton Goble

    Trenton Goble is CLO and co-founder of MasteryConnect.

  • Tressie McMillan Cottom

    Tressie McMillan Cottom

    Tressie McMillan Cottom is an assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University.

  • Troy Markowitz

    Troy Markowitz

    Troy Markowitz is VP Partnerships at Portfolium.

  • Troy Wheeler

    Troy Wheeler

    Troy Wheeler is President of the Ed-Fi Alliance

  • Umang Gupta

    Umang Gupta

    Umang Gupta is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, founder and public company CEO. He wrote the first business plan for Oracle and spent 35 years helping build the enterprise software industry. He is now an edtech industry investor, board member and advisor.

  • Vadim Polikov

    Vadim Polikov

    Dr. Vadimi Polikov is the founder and CEO of Legends of Learning, a game-based learning company.

  • Vaibhav Vashisht

    Vaibhav Vashisht

    ​Vaibhav Vashisht is a co-founder of Acadly,

  • Valerie Chernek

    Valerie Chernek

    Valeria writes about educational best practices through the use of technology.

  • Valerie Lewis

    Valerie Lewis

    Valerie teaches High School Language Arts in Georgia.

  • Vanessa Peters

    Vanessa Peters

    Education Researcher at SRI International’s Center for Technology in Learning

  • Vicki Davis

    Vicki Davis

    Vicki is a full time teacher and IT Administrator. She authors the award winning blog Cool Cat Teacher and several books on the topic of connected classroom. Most know her as @coolcatteacher.

  • Vicki Windman

    Vicki Windman

    Vicki Windman is the apps and curriculum program coordinator for BridgingApps.org and a Special Education Teacher at Clarkstown Central School District in West Nyack, NY.

  • Victor Hu

    Victor Hu

    Victor Hu is the Global Head of Education Technology & Services investment banking at Goldman Sachs.

  • Victoria Loeb

    Victoria Loeb

    Victoria is a Sales & Marketing Associate at EdSurge, where she works to grow the EdSurge jobs board.

  • Vikas Gupta

    Vikas Gupta

    Vikas Gupta is co-founder and CEO of Wonder Workshop

  • Vikash Reddy

    Vikash Reddy

    ​Vikash Reddy is a policy analyst at the California Policy Lab at UC Berkeley and a research affiliate at the Community College Research Center.

  • Vincent Scheivert

    Vincent Scheivert

    Vincent Scheivert is the Chief Information Officer for Albemarle County Public Schools in Charlottesville, VA. In 2015, he was named CoSN's CTO of the Year.

  • Vinicius de Oliveira

    Vinicius de Oliveira

    Vinícius is Deputy Editor at Porvir

  • Virginia Snodgrass Rangel

    Virginia Snodgrass Rangel

    independent researcher

  • Vivek Murali

    Vivek Murali

    Vivek Murali is an Associate at NewSchools Venture Fund

  • Warren Hawkins

    Warren Hawkins

    ​Warren Hawkins is a former educator of three years, having served as a founding teacher at KIPP Nashville College Prep. He is currently pursuing a M.Ed from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a concentration on technology and innovation.

  • Wayne Poncia

    Wayne Poncia

    Wayne Poncia, a former teacher and school administrator, is Chief Product Officer of international edtech company Hapara.

  • Wendy Kopp

    Wendy Kopp

    Wendy Kopp is CEO and co-founder of Teach For All, and founder and chair of Teach for America.

  • Wendy McMahon

    Wendy McMahon

    Wendy McMahon is a journalist who has been working and writing in the edtech field for more than 16 years.

  • Wendy Oliver

    Wendy Oliver

    Vice President of Learning, Research and Assessment for RANDA Solutions

  • Whitney Kilgore

    Whitney Kilgore

    Chief Academic Officer at iDesign

  • Will Deyamport

    Will Deyamport

    ​Dr. Will Deyamport, III is a District Instructional Technologist for Hattiesburg Public School District (Mississippi) and a consultant.

  • Will Eden

    Will Eden

    Will is an Entrepreneur in Residence with Alpha Public Schools, and Founding Principal at Alpha Collegiate in the Bay Area.

  • Winnie O'Leary

    Winnie O'Leary

    Winnie O’Leary has spent over 25 years in education as a classroom teacher, school board member, a family advocate, special education teacher, curriculum writer and currently a National Intervention Specialist for Edmentum.

  • Xiaofei Zhang

    Xiaofei Zhang

    Xiaofei is a graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and former course developer at HarvardX.

  • Yadira Hadlett

    Yadira Hadlett

    Yadira Hadlett is co-founder of Sunset Spark, where she teaches kids and trains parents in robotics and toy making

  • Zach Klein

    Zach Klein

    CEO of DIY.org

  • Zach Seagle

    Zach Seagle

    Zach is a social studies teacher at the Soulsville Charter School in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • Zach Weiner

    Zach Weiner

    Pianist, Entrepreneur, Student, http://Res.onance.com , http://Picturesquebooks.com , Storytree.me

  • Zoe Balaconis

    Zoe Balaconis

    Zoë Balaconis is a writer, editor, and co-founder of the outdoors and adventure magazine for women, Misadventures.

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