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Renowned author of Failure Is Not an Option & Education Leadership Thought Leader
Alan M. Blankstein is the renowned author of Failure Is Not an Option (Corwin Press, 2004) and 9 volumes of the Soul of Education Leadership series. An inspiring and visionary educational leader, Alan M. Blankstein founded the HOPE Foundation in 1989. Formerly a disadvantaged youth, Alan is committed to ensuring that all children succeed and has worked within youth-serving organizations since 1983, beginning as a music teacher.
Educator and International Thought Leader in Education Technology
Alan thrives on confirming and challenging educators’ thoughts about what’s possible in the world of teaching and learning. More than anything, he is a teacher at heart, with a wealth of experience teaching learners of all ages.
Bestselling author of “Three Little Words”, Inspiration & quintessential American success story
Ashley Rhodes-Courter is the quintessential American success story. Born in 1985 to a single teen mother, by the age of 3 she was in Florida’s foster care system where she spent almost ten years being shuttled between 14 homes – some quite abusive – before being adopted from a Children’s Home at the age of twelve.
Award-winning principal, internationally-renowned education speaker and best-selling autho
A Hall of Fame urban public school educator in New Jersey for over twenty years, Principal Baruti Kafele distinguished himself as a classroom teacher and as a school leader. An internationally-renowned education speaker and consultant, Principal Kafele is one of the most sought-after speakers for transforming the attitudes of at-risk student populations in America.
Teacher, Administrator, Education Consultant and Author
Bea McGarvey has consulted with educators throughout the United States and Canada in the areas of teaching and learning, leadership and organizational development. Her knowledge and experience is a result of the thirty-year career she enjoyed in Maine schools – as a classroom teacher, as a middle school counselor and administrator, and as a district and state leader, including serving as Executive Director of Education for the Portland Public Schools
Ben Glenn, The Chalkguy, is the president of Chalkguy Media International, a company dedicated to sharing a positive, life-changing message of hope with groups all over the world.
Sociologist, Best-Selling Author, Comedienne, and Educator
No one defies stereotypes, generalizations or clichés more than Dr. Bertice Berry. Growing up poor in Wilmington, Delaware, the sixth of seven children, Bertice was told by a high school teacher that she was “not college material”. Fortunately, there was another teacher who believed that she was destined for more.
An author, motivational speaker, columnist, and media personality well known for his ability to inspire others to “do the impossible”
He is a nationally known presenter on motivational tactics and mental toughness training for school, sports, and business, using high-energy, interactive techniques to inspire and delight his audiences. Bruce loves speaking to educators, parents, students, athletes, and business professionals and has conducted over 1700 presentations over the past 10 years.
Expert on Change and Leadership in Education and the Author of Mirror Images: New Reflections on Teacher Leadership.
Dr. Casey Reason is a recognized expert in overcoming resistance to change, innovation, collaboration, and next-level leadership. His first book, Leading a Learning Organization: The Science of Working With Others was endorsed by the best-selling author of the One Minute Manager, Dr. Ken Blanchard.
A global education thought leader and expert, author, futurist and inventor
His work spans the continuum of Schools, Higher Education, and Workforce Development/Lifelong Learning. His previous work experience includes twelve years at Cisco Systems as Global Education Lead. He has co-authored a best-selling book titled “21st Century Skills – Learning for Life in our Times” (Wiley) also available in mandarin Chinese, Korean and Russian. More recently, “Deeper Learning” has also been published featuring thoughts on the impact of technology on education standards.