Instruction Student Engagement
Allison Zmuda is an education consultant specializing in curriculum, assessment, and instruction. She works with national and international educators to design learning experiences that are relevant, meaningful, challenging, and appropriate.
Professional Learning Communities
Jon-Eric Ziaer is the principal of Reedy High School in Frisco, Texas. Previously, he served as associate principal at Liberty High School in Frisco ISD, which he helped lead to Model PLC status. He was previously a curriculum director and a high school social studies teacher.
21st Century Skills Leadership
Yong Zhao, PhD, is presidential chair and director of the Institute for Global and Online Education in the College of Education at the University of Oregon and a professor in the Department of Educational Measurement, Policy, and Leadership.
Literacy Reading Student Engagement Technology
Lindsay Yearta, PhD, is an assistant professor of education at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Lindsay specializes in digital literacies, critical literacy, and the use of digital tools to meet the needs of students.
Jonathan A. Wray is a mathematics instructional facilitator for the Howard County Public School System in Maryland. He is a former elementary teacher, gifted and talented resource teacher, mathematics supervisor, grant project manager, and consultant.