Five-day Standards Institute

Previous Keynote Speakers

Dr. Julia Aguirre - Professor of Education, University of Washington Tacoma
Dr. Julia Aguirre
Professor of Education, University of Washington Tacoma
Deborah Loewenberg Ball
Deborah Loewenberg Ball
William H. Payne Collegiate Professor of Education
Andrew Chen
Andrew Chen
President, EduTron
Kristen Ehlman - Interim Chief Program Officer
Kristen Ehlman
Interim Chief Program Officer, UnboundEd
Christopher Emdin - Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University
Christopher Emdin
Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University
Frances Esparza
Frances Esparza
CEO & President, Educators for Excellence - "Kids Can't Wait"
Crystal Gonzales - Executive Director, The English Learners Success Forum (ELSF)
Crystal Gonzales
Executive Director, The English Learners Success Forum (ELSF)
Paul Gorski - Founder, EdChange
Paul Gorski
Founder, EdChange
Jeff Howard
Jeff Howard
President, Efficacy Institute
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi - National Book Award-winning Author and Director, Boston University Center for Antiracist Research
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
National Book Award-winning Author and Director, Boston University Center for Antiracist Research
Dr. Muhammad Khalifa
Dr. Muhammad Khalifa
Professor of Educational Administration and Executive Director of Urban and Rural Initiatives, Ohio State University
Tanji Reed Marshall, Ph.D. - Director of P-12 Practice, The Education Trust
Tanji Reed Marshall, Ph.D.
Director of P-12 Practice, The Education Trust
Danny Bernard Martin, Ph.D. - Professor, UIC
Danny Bernard Martin, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Illinois Chicago
Lacey Robinson - President and Chief Executive Officer
Lacey Robinson
President and Chief Executive Officer, UnboundEd
Gyasi Ross - Attorney, Author, and Spoken Word Artist from the Blackfeet Reservation and the Suquamish Reservation
Gyasi Ross
Attorney, Author, and Spoken Word Artist from the Blackfeet Reservation and the Suquamish Reservation
Sonja Santelises - CEO, Baltimore City Public Schools
Sonja Santelises
CEO, Baltimore City Public Schools
Dr. Pamela Seda - Owner, Seda Educational Consulting
Dr. Pamela Seda
Owner, Seda Educational Consulting
Tim Shanahan - Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chi­cago
Tim Shanahan
Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chi­cago
Dr. Clint Smith - Staff Writer, The Atlantic, Author of New York Times Bestseller, How the Word is Passed
Dr. Clint Smith
Staff Writer, The Atlantic, Author of New York Times Bestseller, How the Word is Passed
Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum - President Emerita, Spelman College
Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum
President Emerita, Spelman College
Luis Versalles
Luis Versalles
Director of Pre K-12 District Partnerships at Pacific Education Group
Aída Walqui - Director, Teacher Professional Development Program, WestEd
Aída Walqui
Director, Teacher Professional Development Program, WestEd
Natalie Wexler - Author of “The Knowledge Gap”
Natalie Wexler
Author of “The Knowledge Gap”
Barry White Jr. - The “Handshake Teacher,” Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Barry White Jr.
The “Handshake Teacher,” Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Brandon White - Specialist, English Language Arts
Brandon White
Specialist, English Language Arts, UnboundEd
Tim Wise - Anti-racist Writer & Educator
Tim Wise
Anti-racist Writer & Educator
Jeff Zwiers
Jeff Zwiers
Senior Researcher, Stanford Graduate School of Education