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Mike Huckabee is the host of the TV show "Huckabee" on TBN each weekend and is a Fox News contributor, NY Times best selling author of 12 books, and a frequent speaker for corporate, civic, and non-profit groups all over the world. He was the 44th Governor of Arkansas... View More

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Known to many as "America's Educator," Ron Clark is the 2000 Disney American Teacher of the Year, a two-time New York Times Bestselling author, the subject of a television movie and the founder of The Ron Clark Academy. Ron is regularly featured on network and cable... View More

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Dr. John W. Hodge is president and co-founder of Urban Learning and Leadership Center (ULLC), an organization focused on student achievement and reduction of the achievement gap. He has served as a reading teacher, English teacher, AVID teacher, Assistant Principal and... View More

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Michelle Singletary is a nationally syndicated personal finance columnist for The Washington Post. Her column, "The Color of Money" is an award-winning column, which is now carried in about 100 newspapers across the country. She is the author of three books, "The 21 Day... View More

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Over his 32 years in education, Stephen has been a classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal, director of secondary education and superintendent of schools. Most of his experiences have been in schools that made significant growth in short periods of time thus,... View More

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Alan November is an international leader in education technology. He began his career as an oceanography teacher and dorm counselor at an island reform school for boys in Boston Harbor. He has been director of an alternative high school, computer coordinator, technology... View More

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Ambassador Glassman's career spans politics, technology, media, economics, diplomacy, business, and academia. Drawing on his knowledge of all these areas, he generally speaks on "What's Ahead for the Economy and Politics." Because of his background as moderator of three... View More

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In the summer of 1993 Staff Sergeant Keni Thomas was deployed to Mogadishu Somalia with the 3rd Ranger Battalion as part of an elite special operations package called Task Force Ranger. Their mission was to find and capture a criminal warlord named Mohammed Farrah Aidid.... View More

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Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch is a renowned charismatic, passionate and influential speaker who carries her powerful message of what it takes to be an effective leader in today's global marketplace to hundreds of schools, colleges/universities, corporations, and government... View More

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Craig Kielburger is a social entrepreneur and the co-founder of a family of organizations dedicated to the power of WE, a movement of people coming together to change the world. Along with his brother Marc Kielburger, Craig co-founded WE Charity, which provides a holistic... View More

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TONY WAGNER currently serves as an Expert In Residence at Harvard University's new Innovation Lab. Prior to this appointment; Tony was the first Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard, and the founder and co-director of the... View More

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David is the Founder and Director of Global Operations for the Thornburg Center and co-founder of the Thornburg Center for Space Exploration. He is an award-winning futurist, author and consultant whose clients range across the public and private sector throughout the... View More

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Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D. is the founder of aha! Process and an author, speaker, publisher, and career educator. Recognized internationally for A Framework for Understanding Poverty, her foundational book and workshop, Dr. Ruby Payne has helped students and adults of all... View More

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Joel Klein, chief executive officer of Amplify, is an education visionary and proven leader of change. Prior to Amplify, Joel was chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, where he oversaw a system of 1.1 million students and 136,000 employees. While there... View More

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During more than three decades of movie making and theatre, John Ratzenberger has enjoyed success as a screenwriter, director, producer and multi Emmy-nominated actor. He is also an accomplished entrepreneur and philanthropist. John's career began in earnest in the early... View More

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Kim Bearden is the cofounder, executive director, and language arts teacher at the highly-acclaimed Ron Clark Academy, an innovative middle school and educator training facility in Atlanta. Over the past nine years, over 36,000 educators from around the world have visited... View More

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Pedro Noguera is the Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. His research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions, as well as by demographic trends in local,... View More

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From his earliest days as a middle school teacher, Brian embraced technology's vast potential in students' learning experiences. This interest eventually led to a job in New Orleans at Trinity Episcopal School as the Director of Technology. There, he led in the... View More

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Marc Prensky, coiner of the term "Digital Native," is an internationally acclaimed speaker, author, consultant and "practical visionary," promoting civilization-level change in education for the world's newly-empowered kids. Marc has spoken in over 40 countries, authored... View More

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Angela Maiers is considered one of today's most influential thought leaders in education and transformative thinking. It is fair to say when she speaks, she leaves no room unchanged. She has been praised by leaders in business, the military, and administrators of schools... View More

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Mark Anthony Garrett grew up in the tough inner city of Dayton, Ohio as a foster child and was then later adopted. Throughout his childhood he faced many hardships such as poverty, neglect, homelessness, abandonment and abuse, both physical and sexual. At 14, he lost his... View More

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Dr. Alec Couros is widely recognized as an international leader in the field of educational technology as well as a pioneer in the area of open education. In his 23 years as an educator, Alec has worked as a teacher, youth worker, educational administrator, IT... View More

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An organization that redefines the way youth and communities participate as citizens and leaders in the design of their neighborhoods and cities. A cheerleader of possibility, Alex Gilliam is the founder of Public Workshop, an organization that redefines the way youth... View More

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Stephen Ritz is South Bronx educator / administrator who believes that students shouldn't have to leave their community to live, learn, and earn in a better one. Moving generations of students into spheres of personal and academic successes which they had never imagined... View More

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David Finchis a humorist and author of the acclaimed New York Times best-selling memoir, The Journal of Best Practices. Married in 2003 and diagnosed five years later with Asperger syndrome, David has committed himself to relentless self-improvement, sometimes to a... View More