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Steve Cardwell

President

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)

Vice President / Students

Steve Cardwell is vice president – students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU). Steve has had an exemplary career in education. He was previously professor of teaching at University of British Columbia and prior to this was the superintendent/CEO for five years with the Vancouver School Board and previously Superintendent for the Delta School District. Steve…

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Wendy Robinson

Wendy Robinson

President-elect

Fort Wayne Community Schools

Superintendent

Wendy Robinson is Superintendent of Fort Wayne Community Schools in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In her 35+ years with Fort Wayne Community Schools, she has served as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal, and central office administrator. She was appointed to the position of Superintendent of Fort Wayne Community Schools in July 2003 after an eight-year…

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E. Leigh Wall

Past President

Santa Fe Independent School District

Superintendent of Schools

Leigh Wall serves as superintendent of schools for Santa Fe Independent School District in Santa Fe, Texas. She has completed 12 years in this district and 36 years as an educator in Texas and Louisiana. Santa Fe ISD is located in Galveston County and is a rural district serving approximately 5000 students. Prior to her…

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Linda Chen

Trustee

New York City Department of Education

Chief Academic Officer

Linda Chen serves as Chief Academic Officer for New York City Department of Education overseeing instructional supports for all learners and manages Curriculum and Instruction, Professional Learning, Teacher and Leadership Development, Postsecondary Readiness, Special Education, English/Multilingual Learners, and Academic Policy and Evaluation.  Before returning to New York City, Linda served as Vice President for Engagement…

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Mark Elgart

Trustee

Cognia

President | CEO

Mark Elgart is president and CEO of Cognia (formerly AdvancED), a non-profit serving nearly 40,000 public and private institutions in over 70 countries delivering a range of services including accreditation, student assessments, consulting, and professional learning offerings. Elgart is responsible for executive leadership of the organization and has successfully facilitated six non-profit mergers and acquisitions…

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Segun Eubanks

Trustee

Center for Education Innovation College of Education - University of Maryland, College Park

Professor of Practice and Director

Segun Eubanks is professor of practice and director of the Center for Education Innovation and Improvement at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD). He also served as the chair of the board of education for Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS). Eubanks has served in various leadership roles at the National Education Agency (NEA)…

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Shawn Joseph

Shawn Joseph

Trustee

Joseph & Associates

President

Shawn Joseph is President of Joseph & Associates, independent consulting. He is the former director of Metro Nashville Public Schools and an experienced educator who has fought for excellence and equity for every student he has served in his more than 20-year career. Shawn has served as a teacher, principal, district administrator, deputy superintendent, and…

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Sue Sarber

Trustee

Arlington Public Schools

Supervisor of Professional Learning

Sue Sarber is supervisor of professional learning in the department of teaching and learning for the Arlington Public Schools in Arlington, VA, where she advocates dailyfor effective professional learning to improve student learning. She began her career in education as an elementary school teacher for Prince William County Schools before moving to the position of…

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Ash Vasudeva

Trustee

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Vice President for Strategic Initiatives

Ash Vasudeva is vice president of strategic initiatives at Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching where he oversees the foundation’s policy and communications efforts to build the field’s capacity for improvement research and networked improvement communities.  Prior to joining Carnegie, Vasudeva was a senior program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he…

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