Denise Augustine is the newest member of Learning Forward’s board of trustees. Augustine, whose Indigenous name is Swee’alt, serves as superintendent of Indigenous education and learner engagement at School District 79 Cowichan Valley, Duncan, British Columbia, Canada.
Augustine has been a keynoter and presenter at the Learning Forward Annual Conference and is a member of the Learning Forward BC board. She officially joins the board on Jan. 1, 2022.
At the end of the 2021 Annual Conference, Segun Eubanks became the board president. Eubanks is the professor of practice and director of the Center for Education Innovation and Improvement at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Wendy Robinson, former superintendent of Fort Wayne Community Schools in Indiana, remains on the board as past president. Ash Vasudeva, vice president of strategic initiatives at Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, becomes president-elect. Leaving the board is Steve Cardwell, past president. Cardwell is vice president, students, at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.
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