| ||Stephanie Hirsh |
Contact Stephanie about the overall operation of the association, Board of Trustees and governance, professional learning trends and issues, and policy and legislation questions. Read a short biography here.
|Frederick Brown |
Deputy Executive Director
Frederick is responsible for strategic planning, school leader initiatives, partnership development, and services to members at the system level. Read a short biography here.
|Anthony Armstrong |
Associate Director of Marketing
Anthony supports Learning Forward and its members by raising awareness of our cause, publications, services, and other work in
| Kristin Buehrig |
Kristin coordinates academies and conference host committees. She also contributes to the support and management of the Executive Office. Contact Kristin with questions related to the academies or conference host committees.
|Christina Burns |
Christina provides administrative support for the executive office and our learning programs, creates Learning Forward's conference mobile apps, and provides support to and manages the schedule for the deputy executive director. Contact Christina if you want to request a meeting or call with Frederick Brown.
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Associate Director of Publications
Eric serves as the editor for JSD and Tools for Learning Schools and contributes to other Learning Forward communications initiatives.
| ||Anne Feaster-Smith |
Anne heads the financials for Learning Forward.
| ||Carrie Freundlich |
Assistant Director of Conferences and Meetings
Carrie is responsible for logistics for conferences and institutes.
|Sarah Johnson |
Digital Media Manager
Sarah assists in advancing our digital media presence through the development, delivery, and maintenance of multi-platform content, and supporting the expansion of our social media/e-learning presence.
|Michelle King |
Associate Director of Communities
Michelle helps to coordinate Learning Forward’s online communities of practice, supporting a network of districts committed to professional development redesign. She also supports the expansion of on-the-ground consulting to districts both large and small.
|Michael Lanham |
Chief Operating Officer
Michael oversees financial and operational functions at Learning Forward. He is also responsible for technology management, vendors, infrastructure, and strategy.
|Tom Manning |
Associate Director of Consulting and Networks
Tom oversees Learning Forward's consulting services and manages the association's learning networks. He also designs Learning Forward's online courses, and develops content for Annual Conference general sessions.
|Joel Reynolds |
Executive Assistant to Stephanie Hirsh,
Secretary to the Board of Trustees
Joel is liaison to the board of trustees and coordinates Board meetings; provides support to and manages the schedule for the executive director; and manages the executive office. Contact Joel if you want to request a call or meeting with Stephanie Hirsh, with questions for the Board of Trustees, or have vendor inquiries.
|Suzanne Siegel |
Associate Director of Learning Programs
Suzanne supports the proposal review process, conference presenters (including keynote, preconference, and concurrent session presenters) and conference evaluation. She is the liaison to the Conference Program Planning Committee.