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Morgan Wright: Adversity is the preparation for greatness

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Morgan Wright is an internationally recognized expert on cybersecurity strategy, cyberterrorism, identity theft and privacy. His landmark testimony before Congress on Healthcare.gov changed how the government collected personally identifiable information. He has made hundreds of appearances on national news, radio, print and web, and has spoken to audiences around the world. Previously Morgan Wright was a Senior […]

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Steven Weber: Adding value leadership

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Steven Weber is the Associate Superintendent for Teaching & Learning with Fayetteville Public Schools (Arkansas). He was selected as a PDK Emerging Leader and his blogs have been recognized as Top 10 Blogs on ASCD EDge. He was elected as the Vice President of North Carolina PDK and as a board member with North Carolina ASCD. He was a […]

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Joshua Spodek: Great leaders aren’t superheroes

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Joshua Spodek is an Adjunct Professor at NYU, leadership coach and workshop leader for Columbia Business School, columnist for Inc., founder of Spodek Academy, and author of Leadership Step by Step (launching February 2017). He has led seminars in leadership, entrepreneurship, creativity, and sales at Harvard, Princeton, MIT, INSEAD (Singapore), the New York Academy of Science, and in […]

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Jessica Cabeen: Unconventional leadership

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Jessica Cabeen has been a Kindergarten Principal in Austin Minnesota for the past 5 years.  Previous to this she was an assistant middle school principal and special education supervisor.  Her teaching career included work in special education and as a music therapist.  She facilitates the Minnesota P3 Principal Leadership series as well the Principal Academy through the University […]

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Lucy West: Content focused coaching that transforms schools

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Lucy West is recognized internationally for her innovative, effective, and cutting edge ideas and proven practices for transforming schools into multi-generational learning communities that thrive in the 21st century. She is uniquely qualified to assist school districts across the country because she has worked at every level of the system from classroom teacher, to building administrator, to curriculum coordinator, to district administrator, […]

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2 Adam Brown: Becoming is better than being

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Adam Brown in his eighth year as an educator. After four years of teaching, he moved into a principal position. Now in his fourth year, Adam is the principal for grades 6 through 12 at Renaissance Academy in VA Beach. He is currently working on his dissertation at the College of William and Mary, Adam has […]

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Dr. Jim Power: Creating hope factories

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An experienced educator who has led a number of private institutions for nearly 30 years, Jim Power has been named the 13th Head of Schools of Culver Academies.   Culver Academies is a college preparatory boarding high school comprised of Culver Military Academy (founded in 1894) and Culver Girls Academy (1971). The Academies’ enrollment consists of […]

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Randy Harris: Trust built through fires

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Randy Harris is Superintendent of Huntington County Community School Corporation in Huntington, Indiana. Prior to this, he was the Superintendent of Eastern Hancock Schools for 6.5 years.Randy Harris started a traditional educational career by teaching and coaching for 5 years before moving into secondary administration where he stayed for 9 years. Then his career took […]

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Derek McCoy: Inspect what you expect

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Derek McCoy has been fortunate in his career to have had some great experiences and made a difference helping kids grow and achieve. He’s served urban and rural schools/districts as reading specialist, math teacher, curriculum facilitator, middle and high school assistant principal, middle school principal and director of curriculum and innovation.   Derek McCoy’s career goal is to be a […]

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