Segun Eubanks is the director of the Center for Education Innovation and Improvement and professor of Practice at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD). Eubanks also serves as the Chair of the Board of Education for Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS). Prior to joining UMD, Eubanks worked in various leadership roles at the National Education Association, including as director of Teacher Quality and director of Professional Educator Support. He previously served 11 years as the director of Teacher Quality for the NEA. In these roles, Eubanks led major policy initiatives and programs such as the Teacher Leadership Initiative, the Teacher Residency Taskforce, the National Commission on Effective Teachers and Teaching and the NEA’s Committee on Professional Standards and Practice.